Beaver Dam, Wisconsin 

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Climate in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

Beaver Dam, Wisconsin gets 35 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Beaver Dam averages 38 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 185 sunny days per year in Beaver Dam. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Beaver Dam gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 115 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 82 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 9
Rain: averages 35 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 38 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Beaver Dam 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 Beaver Dam, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Beaver Dam, WisconsinUnited States
  34.5 in.38.1 in.
  37.5 in.27.8 in.
  114.5 days106.2 days
  185 days205 days
  81.6°85.8°
  8.5°21.7°
  6.77
  3.64.3
  879 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 Beaver Dam with an average high temperature of 81.6°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Wisconsin. In Beaver Dam, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Beaver Dam are June, August and July.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Beaver Dam with an average of 8.5°. This is about average compared to other places in Wisconsin.


In Beaver Dam, there are 3.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Wisconsin.


In Beaver Dam, there are 152.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Wisconsin.


In Beaver Dam, there are 18.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Wisconsin.


June is the wettest month in Beaver Dam with 4.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 1.3 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 37% of yearly precipitation and 13% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 34.5 inches in Beaver Dam means that it is wetter than most places in Wisconsin.


May is the rainiest month in Beaver Dam with 11.4 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 7.3 rainy days. There are 114.5 rainy days annually in Beaver Dam, which is rainier 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 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 37.5 inches in Beaver Dam means that it is one of the least snowy places in Wisconsin. January is the snowiest month in Beaver Dam with 11.7 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Quality - 4/7/2007
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