American Fork, Utah 

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Climate in American Fork, Utah

American Fork, Utah gets 15 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

American Fork averages 34 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 230 sunny days per year in American Fork. The US average is 205 sunny days.

American Fork gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 80 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 91 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 19
Rain: averages 15 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 34 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

7.1 / 10
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in American Fork, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  American Fork, UtahUnited States
  15.2 in.38.1 in.
  34.3 in.27.8 in.
  80.3 days106.2 days
  230 days205 days
  91.0°85.8°
  18.5°21.7°
  7.17
  4.54.3
  4606 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 American Fork with an average high temperature of 91.0°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Utah. In American Fork, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for American Fork are September, June and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for American Fork with an average of 18.5°. This is warmer than most places in Utah.


In American Fork, there are 38.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Utah.


In American Fork, there are 146.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Utah.


In American Fork, there are 2.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Utah.


May is the wettest month in American Fork with 1.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.7 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 30% of yearly precipitation and 16% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 15.2 inches in American Fork means that it is about average compared to other places in Utah.


March is the rainiest month in American Fork with 8.7 days of rain, and June is the driest month with only 4.3 rainy days. There are 80.3 rainy days annually in American Fork, which is about average compared to other places in Utah. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 31% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 18% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 34.3 inches in American Fork means that it is less snowy than most places in Utah. January is the snowiest month in American Fork with 9.4 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for American Fork    3 Reviews
    Don't live here. - 8/30/2012
    The schools here are awful. The school curriculum I endured was years behind anywhere else I've lived (Milwaukee, WI; Colorado Springs, CO; Denver, CO). The teachers... Read More

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    warm - 10/2/2007
    it's hot in summer and cold in winter great during spring and... Read More

    fun things - 7/7/2006
    there are several wonderful things to do in American Fork. We have the mountains just 5 minutes away. Where you can go hiking, camping, fishing, four wheeling. Not only... Read More


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