Trotter, MO Climate


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Trotter, MO is located in the Midwestern United States, and has a humid continental climate with hot summers and cold winters. It experiences moderate to sometimes heavy rainfall throughout the year and is quite windy at times due to its proximity to the Great Plains. The average annual temperature in Trotter is around 57°F (14°C), while summertime temperatures peak around 88°F (31°C). Winters can get quite cold, with average lows dropping down to as low as 28°F (-2°C). Snowfall tends to be sporadic but can occasionally cause hazardous conditions during winter months.

Trotter, Missouri gets 41 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 207 sunny days per year in Trotter. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Trotter gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 94 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 18
Rain: averages 41 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 14 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

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

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

  ClimateTrotter, MissouriUnited States
  41.1 in.38.1 in.
  14.4 in.27.8 in.
  94.1 days106.2 days
  207 days205 days
  87.6°85.8°
  18.2°21.7°
  7.27
  4.24.3
  714 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 Trotter with an average high temperature of 87.6°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Missouri. In Trotter, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Trotter are September, May and June.
In Trotter, there are 28.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Missouri.
January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Trotter with an average of 18.2°. This is colder than most places in Missouri.
In Trotter, there are 115.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Missouri.
In Trotter, there are 5.1 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 Trotter 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 Trotter.
June is the wettest month in Trotter with 5.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 1.3 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 34% of yearly precipitation and 11% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 41.1 inches in Trotter means that it is drier than most places in Missouri.
May is the rainiest month in Trotter with 11.4 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 5.0 rainy days. There are 94.1 rainy days annually in Trotter, which is less rainy than most places in Missouri. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 31% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 18% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 14.4 inches in Trotter means that it is snowier than most places in Missouri. January is the snowiest month in Trotter with 4.5 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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