Baraboo, Wisconsin 

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Climate in Baraboo, Wisconsin

Baraboo, Wisconsin gets 36 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 187 sunny days per year in Baraboo. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Baraboo gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 108 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 83 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 8
Rain: averages 36 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 43 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Baraboo is 6.7 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Wisconsin.

6.7 / 10
August, June and July are the most pleasant months in Baraboo, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Baraboo, WisconsinUnited States
  35.9 in.38.1 in.
  42.6 in.27.8 in.
  108.3 days106.2 days
  187 days205 days
  82.5°85.8°
  8.0°21.7°
  6.77
  3.44.3
  889 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 Baraboo with an average high temperature of 82.5°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Wisconsin. In Baraboo, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Baraboo are June, August and July.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Baraboo with an average of 8.0°. This is about average compared to other places in Wisconsin.


In Baraboo, there are 7.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Wisconsin.


In Baraboo, there are 160.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Wisconsin.


In Baraboo, there are 22.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Wisconsin.


June is the wettest month in Baraboo with 5.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 1.2 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 39% of yearly precipitation and 11% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 35.9 inches in Baraboo means that it is wetter than most places in Wisconsin.


May is the rainiest month in Baraboo with 11.2 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 6.2 rainy days. There are 108.3 rainy days annually in Baraboo, which is less rainy than most places in Wisconsin. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 19% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 42.6 inches in Baraboo means that it is about average compared to other places in Wisconsin. December is the snowiest month in Baraboo with 11.2 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Baraboo    4 Reviews
    Loved it here so much that I moved back after coll - 7/5/2013
    Overall I think Baraboo is a great place. The economy hasn't been all that great lately, but there are good jobs in the area. This is extremely true if you have a good... Read More

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    Living in Baraboo - 4/30/2010
    We moved here several years ago and have never regretted it. Progressive government, good schools and churches. Near enougn to Madison and yet far enough away to be... Read More

    High Cost Low Pay - 1/25/2009
    It seems in Baraboo,WI the cost keeps going up, but the jobs or pay... Read More


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