Cleveland, Ohio 

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Climate in Cleveland, Ohio

Cleveland, Ohio gets 38 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Cleveland averages 54 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 166 sunny days per year in Cleveland. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Cleveland gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 149 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 82 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 22
Rain: averages 38 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 54 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Cleveland is 6.8 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Ohio.

6.8 / 10
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Cleveland, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Cleveland, OhioUnited States
  37.9 in.38.1 in.
  54.0 in.27.8 in.
  148.5 days106.2 days
  166 days205 days
  82.4°85.8°
  21.9°21.7°
  6.87
  3.74.3
  653 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 Cleveland with an average high temperature of 82.4°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Ohio. In Cleveland, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Cleveland are June, August and September.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Cleveland with an average of 21.9°. This is one of the warmest places in Ohio.


In Cleveland, there are 8.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Ohio.


In Cleveland, there are 100.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Ohio.


In Cleveland, there are 1.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the warmest places in Ohio.


August is the wettest month in Cleveland with 3.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.1 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 29% of yearly precipitation and 20% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 37.9 inches in Cleveland means that it is drier than most places in Ohio.


January is the rainiest month in Cleveland with 15.4 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 9.8 rainy days. There are 148.5 rainy days annually in Cleveland, which is one of the rainiest places in Ohio. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 54.0 inches in Cleveland means that it is one of the snowiest places in Ohio. January is the snowiest month in Cleveland with 15.0 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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