DeForest, Wisconsin 

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Climate in DeForest, Wisconsin

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

DeForest 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 DeForest. The US average is 205 sunny days.

DeForest gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 113 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 8
Rain: averages 35 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 43 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for DeForest is 6.6 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Wisconsin.

6.6 / 10
August, June and July are the most pleasant months in DeForest, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  DeForest, WisconsinUnited States
  34.9 in.38.1 in.
  43.0 in.27.8 in.
  112.9 days106.2 days
  187 days205 days
  82.0°85.8°
  8.1°21.7°
  6.67
  3.34.3
  948 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 DeForest with an average high temperature of 82.0°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Wisconsin. In DeForest, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for DeForest are June, August and July.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for DeForest with an average of 8.1°. This is about average compared to other places in Wisconsin.


In DeForest, there are 5.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Wisconsin.


In DeForest, there are 159.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Wisconsin.


In DeForest, there are 20.4 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 DeForest with 4.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 1.2 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 37% of yearly precipitation and 12% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 34.9 inches in DeForest means that it is wetter than most places in Wisconsin.


May is the rainiest month in DeForest with 11.5 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 7.3 rainy days. There are 112.9 rainy days annually in DeForest, which is about average compared to other places in Wisconsin. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 43.0 inches in DeForest means that it is about average compared to other places in Wisconsin. December is the snowiest month in DeForest with 12.3 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for DeForest    2 Reviews
    Great town to life if you have kids - 7/19/2010
    The quality of life is very good in De Forest. Town is quiet with low crime. I never had to worry about my kids ouside on bikes or anywhere. Great place to raise... Read More

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    small town - 9/6/2009
    It is a small town and doesn't have much to do. Just library, no real downtown. It is about 10 minutes away from Madison,... Read More


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