Oxford, Ohio 

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Climate in Oxford, Ohio

Oxford, Ohio gets 42 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Oxford averages 17 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 181 sunny days per year in Oxford. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Oxford gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 128 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 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 20
Rain: averages 42 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 17 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Oxford is 7.1 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Ohio.

7.1 / 10
September, June and August are the most pleasant months in Oxford, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Oxford, OhioUnited States
  42.4 in.38.1 in.
  17.2 in.27.8 in.
  128.3 days106.2 days
  181 days205 days
  86.4°85.8°
  19.7°21.7°
  7.17
  3.64.3
  922 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 Oxford with an average high temperature of 86.4°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Ohio. In Oxford, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Oxford are September, May and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Oxford with an average of 19.7°. This is about average compared to other places in Ohio.


In Oxford, there are 21.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in Ohio.


In Oxford, there are 117.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Ohio.


In Oxford, there are 4.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Ohio.


May is the wettest month in Oxford with 5.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.4 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 30% of yearly precipitation and 20% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 42.4 inches in Oxford means that it is wetter than most places in Ohio.


May is the rainiest month in Oxford with 13.2 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 8.0 rainy days. There are 128.3 rainy days annually in Oxford, which is about average compared to other places in Ohio. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 17.2 inches in Oxford means that it is less snowy than most places in Ohio. January is the snowiest month in Oxford with 5.9 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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