Carter, Oklahoma 

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Climate in Carter, Oklahoma

Carter, Oklahoma gets 28 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Carter averages 6 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 243 sunny days per year in Carter. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Carter gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 65 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 94 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 25
Rain: averages 28 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 6 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Carter is 7.6 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Oklahoma.

7.6 / 10
May, September and October are the most pleasant months in Carter, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Carter, OklahomaUnited States
  28.1 in.38.1 in.
  6.0 in.27.8 in.
  65.4 days106.2 days
  243 days205 days
  93.8°85.8°
  24.6°21.7°
  7.67
  54.3
  1827 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 Carter with an average high temperature of 93.8°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Oklahoma. In Carter, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Carter are May, October and September.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Carter with an average of 24.6°. This is colder than most places in Oklahoma.


In Carter, there are 70.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Oklahoma.


In Carter, there are 91.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Oklahoma.


In Carter, there are 0.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Oklahoma.


May is the wettest month in Carter with 4.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.9 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 33% of yearly precipitation and 11% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 28.1 inches in Carter means that it is one of the driest places in Oklahoma.


May is the rainiest month in Carter with 8.0 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 3.5 rainy days. There are 65.4 rainy days annually in Carter, which is less rainy than most places in Oklahoma. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 30% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 18% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 6.0 inches in Carter means that it is about average compared to other places in Oklahoma. January is the snowiest month in Carter with 2.0 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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