Lima, Ohio 

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Climate in Lima, Ohio

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

Lima averages 20 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 179 sunny days per year in Lima. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Lima gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 127 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 84 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 19
Rain: averages 38 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 20 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Lima is 7.0 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Ohio.

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

Climate Averages
  Lima, OhioUnited States
  37.5 in.38.1 in.
  20.4 in.27.8 in.
  126.7 days106.2 days
  179 days205 days
  83.8°85.8°
  18.7°21.7°
  77
  3.74.3
  879 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 Lima with an average high temperature of 83.8°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Ohio. In Lima, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Lima are September, June and August.


In Lima, there are 10.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Ohio.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Lima with an average of 18.7°. This is colder than most places in Ohio.


In Lima, there are 119.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Ohio.


In Lima, there are 4.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Ohio.


The humidity is usually comfortable in Lima 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.


July is the wettest month in Lima with 4.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.1 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 31% of yearly precipitation and 19% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 37.5 inches in Lima means that it is drier than most places in Ohio.


April is the rainiest month in Lima with 12.5 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 8.5 rainy days. There are 126.7 rainy days annually in Lima, which is about average compared to other places in Ohio. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 20.4 inches in Lima means that it is less snowy than most places in Ohio. January is the snowiest month in Lima with 6.7 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Lima    7 Reviews
    Seriously ! - 5/20/2011
    This is the most depressed city I have ever been in. It is a ghetto town and is very sad. The mall has nothing to offer and many retailers have moved out. Their style... Read More

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    Keep right on going... - 9/26/2009
    Want to know what the best thing is about Lima? Nothing! Most places have at least a few things that make them unique and appealing. Not Lima; as a matter of fact, I am... Read More

    Cold - 2/25/2008
    I grew up around Dayton/ Lima area. We are seriously thinking of moving someplace warmer - south east. We have lived here because this is where our family if from. We... Read More


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