Valley Center, Kansas 

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Climate in Valley Center, Kansas

Valley Center, Kansas gets 33 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Valley Center averages 12 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 226 sunny days per year in Valley Center. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Valley Center gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 79 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 92 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 21
Rain: averages 33 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 12 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Valley Center 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 Valley Center, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Valley Center, KansasUnited States
  33.0 in.38.1 in.
  11.9 in.27.8 in.
  79.0 days106.2 days
  226 days205 days
  91.9°85.8°
  21.1°21.7°
  7.27
  4.84.3
  1345 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 Valley Center with an average high temperature of 91.9°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Kansas. In Valley Center, there are 2 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Valley Center are May, September and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Valley Center with an average of 21.1°. This is warmer than most places in Kansas.


In Valley Center, there are 54.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Kansas.


In Valley Center, there are 105.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Kansas.


In Valley Center, there are 1.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Kansas.


June is the wettest month in Valley Center with 5.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.6 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 36% of yearly precipitation and 9% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 33.0 inches in Valley Center means that it is about average compared to other places in Kansas.


May is the rainiest month in Valley Center with 10.2 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 3.9 rainy days. There are 79.0 rainy days annually in Valley Center, which is about average compared to other places in Kansas. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 32% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 17% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 11.9 inches in Valley Center means that it is less snowy than most places in Kansas. December is the snowiest month in Valley Center with 3.6 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Valley Center    3 Reviews
    small town outside of Wichita - 1/30/2013
    We moved to Valley Center seven years ago. We found a house on five acres just north of town next to farm acreage. Perfect location as we were returning to the Wichita... Read More

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    Wichita bed room comunity. - 4/16/2007
    We have lived in Valley Center for a couple of years. It was a relatively quiet and friendly town. While it still is, traffic is increasing as more people discover... Read More

    A wonderful little town! - 8/15/2006
    Valley Center is a wonderful place to raise a family! Its your basic traditional small town with a friendly atmosphere. Everyone knows everyone and you will always walk... Read More


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