Ely, Nevada 

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Climate in Ely, Nevada

Ely, Nevada gets 11 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Ely averages 48 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 238 sunny days per year in Ely. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Ely gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 68 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 12
Rain: averages 11 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 48 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Ely is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Nevada.

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

Climate Averages
  Ely, NevadaUnited States
  10.5 in.38.1 in.
  48.2 in.27.8 in.
  68.0 days106.2 days
  238 days205 days
  86.6°85.8°
  12.2°21.7°
  6.97
  4.54.3
  6437 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 Ely with an average high temperature of 86.6°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Nevada. In Ely, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Ely are June, September and August.


In Ely, there are 17.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Nevada.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Ely with an average of 12.2°. This is one of the coldest places in Nevada.


In Ely, there are 201.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Nevada.


In Ely, there are 14.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Nevada.


Humidity is very low in Ely, so low that the dry air may be uncomfortable for some people. There are few days during the year when the humidity is even noticable. A very dry climate can lead to cracked, itchy skin and dry eyes.


May is the wettest month in Ely with 1.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.7 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 30% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 10.5 inches in Ely means that it is wetter than most places in Nevada.


April is the rainiest month in Ely with 7.1 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 4.4 rainy days. There are 68.0 rainy days annually in Ely, which is rainier than most places in Nevada. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 31% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 48.2 inches in Ely means that it is snowier than most places in Nevada. January is the snowiest month in Ely with 9.2 inches of snow, and 8 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Ely    6 Reviews
    I'm in the twilight zone - 7/27/2021
    We are just passing through town - all I can say is that this city is 180 degrees opposite from San Francisco, CA where I live - very liberal SF, very conservative Ely,... Read More

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    Cost of living in Ely Nevada - 8/11/2012
    Ely is not a bad place to live, but I would let people do their own homework on where they wish to live. Some suggestions I recommend is, looking at the age of home they... Read More

    Comments on Ely, NV - 7/30/2009
    I have homes in Ely and nearby towns and would not recommend it to anyone who likes city life, access to shopping, nice weather and a plethora of jobs to choose from. ... Read More


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