Owyhee, Nevada 

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Climate in Owyhee, Nevada

Owyhee, Nevada gets 14 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Owyhee averages 123 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 231 sunny days per year in Owyhee. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Owyhee gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 87 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 85 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 11
Rain: averages 14 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 123 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Owyhee is 6.3 (10=best), which means it is one of the least comfortable places in Nevada.

6.3 / 10
July, June and September are the most pleasant months in Owyhee, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Owyhee, NevadaUnited States
  13.9 in.38.1 in.
  122.6 in.27.8 in.
  86.6 days106.2 days
  231 days205 days
  84.6°85.8°
  10.7°21.7°
  6.37
  4.14.3
  5400 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 Owyhee with an average high temperature of 84.6°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Nevada. In Owyhee, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Owyhee are September, June and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Owyhee with an average of 10.7°. This is one of the coldest places in Nevada.


In Owyhee, there are 12.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Nevada.


In Owyhee, there are 242.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Nevada.


In Owyhee, there are 21.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Nevada.


May is the wettest month in Owyhee with 2.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is August with 0.4 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 36% of yearly precipitation and 15% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 13.9 inches in Owyhee means that it is wetter than most places in Nevada.


March is the rainiest month in Owyhee with 9.7 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 3.1 rainy days. There are 86.6 rainy days annually in Owyhee, which is one of the rainiest places in Nevada. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 33% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 15% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 122.6 inches in Owyhee means that it is one of the snowiest places in Nevada. January is the snowiest month in Owyhee with 27.9 inches of snow, and 8 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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