Burlington, Wisconsin 

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Climate in Burlington, Wisconsin

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

Burlington averages 39 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 194 sunny days per year in Burlington. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Burlington gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 117 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 12
Rain: averages 35 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 39 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

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

Climate Averages
  Burlington, WisconsinUnited States
  35.1 in.38.1 in.
  38.8 in.27.8 in.
  116.9 days106.2 days
  194 days205 days
  82.7°85.8°
  12.2°21.7°
  6.77
  3.34.3
  768 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 Burlington with an average high temperature of 82.7°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Wisconsin. In Burlington, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Burlington are June, August and September.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Burlington with an average of 12.2°. This is one of the warmest places in Wisconsin.


In Burlington, there are 9.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in Wisconsin.


In Burlington, there are 145.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Wisconsin.


In Burlington, there are 13.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the warmest places in Wisconsin.


August is the wettest month in Burlington with 4.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 1.6 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 33% of yearly precipitation and 15% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 35.1 inches in Burlington means that it is wetter than most places in Wisconsin.


May is the rainiest month in Burlington with 11.5 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 7.5 rainy days. There are 116.9 rainy days annually in Burlington, 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 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 38.8 inches in Burlington means that it is less snowy than most places in Wisconsin. January is the snowiest month in Burlington with 13.0 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Burlington    4 Reviews
    It's best to leave town for culture - 10/29/2011
    We generally go to Milwaukee or Chicago for entertainment. Burlington does not offer a great deal to do. The recent economical downturn has hit Burlington pretty bad,... Read More

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    economy - 1/25/2010
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    great place to live - 1/14/2010
    I've lived in or around the Burlington area most of my life. It's a great place to live and raise a family. People are spiritual, honest and genuine - truly the spirit... Read More


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