Salt Lake City, UT has a humid continental type of climate with hot summers and cold winters. The average temperature in the summer is around 78 degrees Fahrenheit while in the winter it can drop to below freezing. Precipitation averages about 15 inches per year and snowfall averages around 55 inches annually. During the summer months, there is quite a bit of sunshine with temperatures rarely reaching extreme highs. In the winter months, temperatures can get quite low and snowfall can be heavy at times.
Salt Lake City, Utah gets 20 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Salt Lake City averages 54 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 Salt Lake City. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Salt Lake City gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 91 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 91 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 23
Rain: averages 20 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 54 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Salt Lake City is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Utah.
8.7 / 5
Summer / Winter
June, September and May are the most pleasant months in Salt Lake City, while January and December are the least comfortable months.