Hurricane, Utah 

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Climate in Hurricane, Utah

The climate in Hurricane, UT is generally mild and dry. The average temperature in the summer months is between 70 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit, while temperatures during the winter months typically range from 30 to 40 degrees Fahrenheit. Rainfall is relatively sparse, with an average of just 7 inches per year. Snowfall can be quite heavy at times, however, due to the town's proximity to higher elevation areas such as Zion National Park. Despite its sparse rain and occasional snowfall, Hurricane has plenty of sunshine throughout the year with an average of more than 300 sunny days each year.

Hurricane, Utah gets 14 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Hurricane averages 3 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 261 sunny days per year in Hurricane. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Hurricane gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 57 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 99 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 29
Rain: averages 14 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 3 inches of snow a year


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

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Summer   /   Winter
October, May and April are the most pleasant months in Hurricane, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Hurricane, UtahUnited States
  13.7 in.38.1 in.
  3.3 in.27.8 in.
  57.4 days106.2 days
  261 days205 days
  3241 ft.2443 ft.


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 Hurricane with an average high temperature of 99.3°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Utah. In Hurricane, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Hurricane are October, April and May.

In Hurricane, there are 105.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in Utah.

December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Hurricane with an average of 28.7°. This is one of the warmest places in Utah.

In Hurricane, there are 72.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Utah.

In Hurricane, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the warmest places in Utah.

Humidity is very low in Hurricane, so low that the dry air may be uncomfortable for some people. There are few days during the year when the humidity is even noticable. A very dry climate can lead to cracked, itchy skin and dry eyes.

March is the wettest month in Hurricane with 1.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is June with 0.3 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 35% of yearly precipitation and 17% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 13.7 inches in Hurricane means that it is drier than most places in Utah.

February is the rainiest month in Hurricane with 6.9 days of rain, and June is the driest month with only 2.2 rainy days. There are 57.4 rainy days annually in Hurricane, which is less rainy than most places in Utah. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 31% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 20% chance of a rainy day.

An annual snowfall of 3.3 inches in Hurricane means that it is one of the least snowy places in Utah. February is the snowiest month in Hurricane with 0.9 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.

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    Reviews for Hurricane    4 Reviews
    Not for me - 11/12/2017
    Crime on the rise. Drug trafficking, children trafficking. You name it. Nevada & California people are here and house prices are rising, and so is crime. City counsel... Read More

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    A nice place to retire - 5/8/2010
    This is a very nice small town with small town politics. A good place to retire, however DO NOT come here looking for work. There is not any. We have a quiet, clean... Read More

    Everthing you need within 20 min. - 10/1/2007
    After moving from Phoenix, AZ, I was surprised to find that rush hour traffic was hardly an issue here in southern Utah. There's everything I need within a 20 minute... Read More

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