Sedalia, Missouri 

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Climate in Sedalia, Missouri

Sedalia, Missouri gets 43 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Sedalia averages 14 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 202 sunny days per year in Sedalia. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Sedalia gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 98 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 20
Rain: averages 43 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 14 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

7.7 / 5.7

Summer   /   Winter
September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Sedalia, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Sedalia, MissouriUnited States
  42.5 in.38.1 in.
  14.1 in.27.8 in.
  98.3 days106.2 days
  202 days205 days
  88.2°85.8°
  20.0°21.7°
  7.27
  4.34.3
  909 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 Sedalia with an average high temperature of 88.2°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Missouri. In Sedalia, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Sedalia are September, May and June.


In Sedalia, there are 31.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Missouri.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Sedalia with an average of 20.0°. This is about average compared to other places in Missouri.


In Sedalia, there are 106.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Missouri.


In Sedalia, there are 3.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Missouri.


The humidity can be uncomfortably heavy or close in Sedalia 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 Sedalia.


June is the wettest month in Sedalia with 5.1 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 1.5 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 32% of yearly precipitation and 14% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 42.5 inches in Sedalia means that it is drier than most places in Missouri.


May is the rainiest month in Sedalia with 11.5 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 5.9 rainy days. There are 98.3 rainy days annually in Sedalia, which is about average compared to other places in Missouri. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 31% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 19% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 14.1 inches in Sedalia means that it is snowier than most places in Missouri. February is the snowiest month in Sedalia with 4.3 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Sedalia    5 Reviews
    Just no...Not for young families or professionals - 1/13/2014
    There is not one thing I can say about this town, other than it's proximity to better towns in all directions, that would inspire any one to move here. I have found... Read More

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    Not a place for family or professionals - 1/13/2014
    I would not recommend this town to anyone with a young family or a family/individual who does not own transportation. No culture. No economy. HIGH Crime. Google lists 67... Read More

    10 years here - 8/27/2011
    We came here in 2001 after living in Myrtle Beach SC for 13 years. We ended up here because I was offered and accepted a position at Whiteman AFB. Mostly, It's been... Read More


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