Enterprise, MO Climate


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Enterprise, MO has a humid continental climate with hot summers and cold winters. Temperatures in the summer range from the mid-70s to lower 90s, while winter temperatures often dip below freezing. Precipitation is fairly consistent year-round, averaging around 39 inches per year. Snowfall can be significant in the winter months, ranging from 10 to 20 inches depending on the year. On average, Enterprise receives 160 days of sunshine a year and experiences mild winds throughout the year as well.

Enterprise, Missouri gets 42 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Enterprise averages 16 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 198 sunny days per year in Enterprise. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Enterprise gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 104 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 87 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 16
Rain: averages 42 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 16 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Enterprise is 7.1 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Missouri.

8.3 Summer - 5.3 Winter
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Enterprise, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateEnterprise, MissouriUnited States
  41.5 in.38.1 in.
  16.4 in.27.8 in.
  103.8 days106.2 days
  198 days205 days
  86.5°85.8°
  16.2°21.7°
  7.17
  4.24.3
  932 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 Enterprise with an average high temperature of 86.5°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Missouri. In Enterprise, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Enterprise are September, June and May.
In Enterprise, there are 19.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Missouri.
January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Enterprise with an average of 16.2°. This is colder than most places in Missouri.
In Enterprise, there are 122.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Missouri.
In Enterprise, there are 6.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Missouri.
The humidity can be uncomfortably heavy or close in Enterprise during the summer months. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year. July, August and June are the three most humid months in Enterprise.
May is the wettest month in Enterprise with 5.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 1.2 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 35% of yearly precipitation and 11% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 41.5 inches in Enterprise means that it is drier than most places in Missouri.
May is the rainiest month in Enterprise with 12.2 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 5.8 rainy days. There are 103.8 rainy days annually in Enterprise, which is rainier than most places in Missouri. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 30% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 19% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 16.4 inches in Enterprise means that it is snowier than most places in Missouri. February is the snowiest month in Enterprise with 4.7 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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