Jamestown, North Dakota 

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Climate in Jamestown, North Dakota

Jamestown, North Dakota gets 20 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Jamestown averages 42 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 200 sunny days per year in Jamestown. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Jamestown gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 88 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 83 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 1
Rain: averages 20 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 42 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Jamestown is 6.4 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in North Dakota.

6.4 / 10
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Jamestown, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Jamestown, North DakotaUnited States
  19.6 in.38.1 in.
  41.9 in.27.8 in.
  87.6 days106.2 days
  200 days205 days
  82.6°85.8°
  0.7°21.7°
  6.47
  2.94.3
  1407 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 Jamestown with an average high temperature of 82.6°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in North Dakota. In Jamestown, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Jamestown are June, August and July.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Jamestown with an average of 0.7°. This is warmer than most places in North Dakota.


In Jamestown, there are 13.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in North Dakota.


In Jamestown, there are 181.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in North Dakota.


In Jamestown, there are 40.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in North Dakota.


July is the wettest month in Jamestown with 3.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 0.4 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 46% of yearly precipitation and 7% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 19.6 inches in Jamestown means that it is about average compared to other places in North Dakota.


June is the rainiest month in Jamestown with 11.3 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 5.0 rainy days. There are 87.6 rainy days annually in Jamestown, which is rainier than most places in North Dakota. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 33% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 19% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 41.9 inches in Jamestown means that it is snowier than most places in North Dakota. January is the snowiest month in Jamestown with 10.6 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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