West Valley City, Utah 

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Climate in West Valley City, Utah

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

West Valley City averages 42 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 224 sunny days per year in West Valley City. The US average is 205 sunny days.

West Valley City gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 89 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 92 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 24
Rain: averages 18 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 42 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for West Valley City is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Utah.

7.2 / 10
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in West Valley City, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  West Valley City, UtahUnited States
  17.9 in.38.1 in.
  42.3 in.27.8 in.
  88.8 days106.2 days
  224 days205 days
  91.7°85.8°
  23.9°21.7°
  7.27
  4.74.3
  4304 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 West Valley City with an average high temperature of 91.7°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Utah. In West Valley City, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for West Valley City are September, June and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for West Valley City with an average of 23.9°. This is one of the warmest places in Utah.


In West Valley City, there are 46.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Utah.


In West Valley City, there are 97.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Utah.


In West Valley City, there are 0.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the warmest places in Utah.


May is the wettest month in West Valley City with 2.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.7 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 35% of yearly precipitation and 15% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 17.9 inches in West Valley City means that it is wetter than most places in Utah.


April is the rainiest month in West Valley City with 9.5 days of rain, and July is the driest month with only 4.2 rainy days. There are 88.8 rainy days annually in West Valley City, which is rainier than most places in Utah. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 31% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 16% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 42.3 inches in West Valley City means that it is about average compared to other places in Utah. December is the snowiest month in West Valley City with 10.0 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Further West is Good - 4/25/2015
    West Valley City has 3 pretty distinct areas/neighborhoods. They're separated by zip code. East of the 3200 W can be pretty rough. I would not live there. Between the... Read More

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