Salina, Kansas 

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Climate in Salina, Kansas

Salina, Kansas gets 31 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Salina averages 17 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 223 sunny days per year in Salina. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Salina gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 70 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 93 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 19
Rain: averages 31 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 17 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Salina is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Kansas.

7.2 / 10
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Salina, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Salina, KansasUnited States
  30.7 in.38.1 in.
  17.1 in.27.8 in.
  70.0 days106.2 days
  223 days205 days
  93.1°85.8°
  18.8°21.7°
  7.27
  4.64.3
  1227 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


July is the hottest month for Salina with an average high temperature of 93.1°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Kansas. In Salina, there are 2 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Salina are May, September and October.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Salina with an average of 18.8°. This is about average compared to other places in Kansas.


In Salina, there are 59.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Kansas.


In Salina, there are 122.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Kansas.


In Salina, there are 3.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Kansas.


May is the wettest month in Salina with 4.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.6 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 39% of yearly precipitation and 8% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 30.7 inches in Salina means that it is drier than most places in Kansas.


May is the rainiest month in Salina with 9.2 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 3.3 rainy days. There are 70.0 rainy days annually in Salina, which is less rainy than most places in Kansas. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 32% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 16% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 17.1 inches in Salina means that it is snowier than most places in Kansas. January is the snowiest month in Salina with 5.3 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Salina    6 Reviews
    Don't be fooled by the Small Town Feeling - 6/2/2018
    I moved here 3 years ago, because I wanted to raise my children in a small town. We lived in a big city with a lot of crime and the some kids were always in trouble. I... Read More

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    Salina also has skunks,turtles and deer(besides t - 2/7/2015
    Salina in some parts is so wild that there are animals, tutles and skunks I saw at night while dring a beer outside the market near Tony's Pizza factory ownd by the... Read More

    Salina, Salina, Salina - 2/7/2015
    I was there for almost a whole year. I stayed at the Salina Rescue Mission for free however nothing is really "free". Housing- Salina downtown purports to have cheap... Read More


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