Provo, UT Climate


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Provo, Utah gets 18 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Provo averages 43 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 222 sunny days per year in Provo. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Provo gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 90 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 93 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 21
Rain: averages 18 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 43 inches of snow a year

Bestplaces Comfort Index

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

8.3 Summer - 5.1 Winter
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Provo, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateProvo, UtahUnited States
  17.7 in.38.1 in.
  42.7 in.27.8 in.
  90.3 days106.2 days
  222 days205 days
  4550 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 Provo with an average high temperature of 92.8°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Utah. In Provo, there are 2 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Provo are September, May and June.
In Provo, there are 54.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Utah.
January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Provo with an average of 21.1°. This is warmer than most places in Utah.
In Provo, there are 117.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Utah.
In Provo, there are 1.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Utah.
Humidity is low in Provo, and some people might find the dryness to be uncomfortable. Days with noticeable humidity are rare throughout the year. A very dry climate can lead to cracked, itchy skin and dry eyes.
October is the wettest month in Provo with 1.9 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.6 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 30% of yearly precipitation and 15% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 17.7 inches in Provo means that it is wetter than most places in Utah.
April is the rainiest month in Provo with 9.0 days of rain, and July is the driest month with only 4.6 rainy days. There are 90.3 rainy days annually in Provo, which is rainier 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 17% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 42.7 inches in Provo means that it is about average compared to other places in Utah. January is the snowiest month in Provo with 11.2 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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