Peru, Nebraska 

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Climate in Peru, Nebraska

Peru, Nebraska gets 33 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Peru averages 24 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 214 sunny days per year in Peru. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Peru gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 83 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 15
Rain: averages 33 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 24 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

7.2 / 10
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Peru, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Peru, NebraskaUnited States
  33.2 in.38.1 in.
  24.2 in.27.8 in.
  83.4 days106.2 days
  214 days205 days
  86.9°85.8°
  14.9°21.7°
  7.27
  44.3
  1083 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 Peru with an average high temperature of 86.9°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Nebraska. In Peru, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Peru are September, May and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Peru with an average of 14.9°. This is one of the warmest places in Nebraska.


In Peru, there are 28.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Nebraska.


In Peru, there are 131.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Nebraska.


In Peru, there are 9.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Nebraska.


May is the wettest month in Peru with 4.9 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.7 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 38% of yearly precipitation and 9% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 33.2 inches in Peru means that it is one of the wettest places in Nebraska.


May is the rainiest month in Peru with 10.0 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 4.5 rainy days. There are 83.4 rainy days annually in Peru, which is rainier than most places in Nebraska. 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 24.2 inches in Peru means that it is less snowy than most places in Nebraska. February is the snowiest month in Peru with 6.3 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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