Cedar City, Utah 

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Climate in Cedar City, Utah

Cedar City, Utah gets 13 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Cedar City averages 52 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 256 sunny days per year in Cedar City. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Cedar City gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 64 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 89 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 17
Rain: averages 13 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 52 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Cedar City is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Utah.

7.3 / 10
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Cedar City, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Cedar City, UtahUnited States
  12.6 in.38.1 in.
  51.7 in.27.8 in.
  64.4 days106.2 days
  256 days205 days
  88.8°85.8°
  17.0°21.7°
  7.37
  5.64.3
  5846 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 Cedar City with an average high temperature of 88.8°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Utah. In Cedar City, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Cedar City are September, June and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Cedar City with an average of 17.0°. This is about average compared to other places in Utah.


In Cedar City, there are 26.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Utah.


In Cedar City, there are 168.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Utah.


In Cedar City, there are 3.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Utah.


October is the wettest month in Cedar City with 1.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is June with 0.5 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 26% of yearly precipitation and 23% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 12.6 inches in Cedar City means that it is drier than most places in Utah.


March is the rainiest month in Cedar City with 7.3 days of rain, and June is the driest month with only 2.9 rainy days. There are 64.4 rainy days annually in Cedar City, which is less rainy than most places in Utah. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 51.7 inches in Cedar City means that it is snowier than most places in Utah. February is the snowiest month in Cedar City with 10.8 inches of snow, and 8 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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