Sampsel, MO Climate


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Sampsel, MO has a humid continental climate, with hot summers and cold winters. Average summer temperatures range from the mid-60s up to the mid-80s while winter temperatures range from the low 20s to the low 40s. Precipitation occurs throughout the year and is generally highest during spring and fall months. Snowfall is also possible in some years, though usually averages less than five inches annually. Overall, Sampsel experiences mild weather with moderate temperature swings between seasons.

Sampsel, Missouri gets 40 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Sampsel averages 15 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 213 sunny days per year in Sampsel. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Sampsel gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 93 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 88 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 17
Rain: averages 40 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 15 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Sampsel is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Missouri.

7.9 Summer - 5.5 Winter
September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Sampsel, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateSampsel, MissouriUnited States
  40.0 in.38.1 in.
  14.6 in.27.8 in.
  93.1 days106.2 days
  213 days205 days
  88.1°85.8°
  17.2°21.7°
  7.27
  4.44.3
  709 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 Sampsel with an average high temperature of 88.1°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Missouri. In Sampsel, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Sampsel are September, May and June.
In Sampsel, there are 30.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Missouri.
January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Sampsel with an average of 17.2°. This is colder than most places in Missouri.
In Sampsel, there are 120.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Missouri.
In Sampsel, there are 6.4 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 Sampsel 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 Sampsel.
June is the wettest month in Sampsel with 5.1 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 1.2 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 35% of yearly precipitation and 12% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 40.0 inches in Sampsel means that it is drier than most places in Missouri.
May is the rainiest month in Sampsel with 11.2 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 5.1 rainy days. There are 93.1 rainy days annually in Sampsel, which is less rainy 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 18% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 14.6 inches in Sampsel means that it is snowier than most places in Missouri. December is the snowiest month in Sampsel with 4.4 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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