Ulysses, Kansas 

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Climate in Ulysses, Kansas

Ulysses, Kansas gets 18 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Ulysses averages 18 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 248 sunny days per year in Ulysses. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Ulysses gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 60 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 94 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 17
Rain: averages 18 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 18 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Ulysses is 7.6 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Kansas.

7.6 / 10
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Ulysses, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Ulysses, KansasUnited States
  18.0 in.38.1 in.
  18.4 in.27.8 in.
  60.3 days106.2 days
  248 days205 days
  93.9°85.8°
  17.4°21.7°
  7.67
  5.44.3
  3054 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 Ulysses with an average high temperature of 93.9°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Kansas. In Ulysses, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Ulysses are May, October and September.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Ulysses with an average of 17.4°. This is colder than most places in Kansas.


In Ulysses, there are 72.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in Kansas.


In Ulysses, there are 140.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Kansas.


In Ulysses, there are 4.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Kansas.


June is the wettest month in Ulysses with 2.9 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.4 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 45% of yearly precipitation and 8% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 18.0 inches in Ulysses means that it is one of the driest places in Kansas.


June is the rainiest month in Ulysses with 8.0 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 2.6 rainy days. There are 60.3 rainy days annually in Ulysses, which is one of the least rainy places in Kansas. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 36% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 15% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 18.4 inches in Ulysses means that it is snowier than most places in Kansas. January is the snowiest month in Ulysses with 4.8 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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