St. Charles, NE Climate


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St. Charles, NE has a humid continental climate with long, cold winters and warm summers. The average temperature in January is 19°F (-7°C) and the average temperature in July is 74°F (23°C). Precipitation occurs throughout the year, with an average of 25 inches (63 cm) annually. Snowfall in St. Charles can reach up to 20 inches (50 cm) each winter, making it one of the snowiest cities in Nebraska. During the summer, hot and humid days prevail with temperatures often reaching into the 90s Fahrenheit (30s Celsius). Despite these sweltering conditions, cool nights usually follow due to its location away from larger urban areas.

Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for St. Charles is 7.0 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Nebraska.

8.9 Summer - 4.8 Winter
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in St. Charles, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateSt. Charles, NebraskaUnited States
  30.4 in.38.1 in.
  30.1 in.27.8 in.
  87.1 days106.2 days
  212 days205 days
  85.5°85.8°
  11.1°21.7°
  77
  3.94.3
  1374 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 St. Charles with an average high temperature of 85.5°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Nebraska. In St. Charles, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for St. Charles are September, June and August.
In St. Charles, there are 19.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Nebraska.
January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for St. Charles with an average of 11.1°. This is colder than most places in Nebraska.
In St. Charles, there are 152.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Nebraska.
In St. Charles, there are 15.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Nebraska.
The humidity is usually comfortable in St. Charles but some summer months can be sticky or muggy. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year. The most humid months are July, August and June.
June is the wettest month in St. Charles with 4.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.6 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 40% of yearly precipitation and 8% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 30.4 inches in St. Charles means that it is wetter than most places in Nebraska.
May is the rainiest month in St. Charles with 10.8 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 4.8 rainy days. There are 87.1 rainy days annually in St. Charles, which is rainier than most places in Nebraska. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 31% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 17% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 30.1 inches in St. Charles means that it is snowier than most places in Nebraska. December is the snowiest month in St. Charles with 7.3 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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