Medford, Wisconsin 

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Climate in Medford, Wisconsin

Medford, Wisconsin gets 33 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Medford averages 48 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 Medford. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Medford gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 121 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 79 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 2
Rain: averages 33 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 48 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Medford is 6.2 (10=best), which means it is one of the least comfortable places in Wisconsin.

9.1 / 3.5

Summer   /   Winter
July, August and June are the most pleasant months in Medford, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Medford, WisconsinUnited States
  32.7 in.38.1 in.
  48.1 in.27.8 in.
  120.8 days106.2 days
  194 days205 days
  78.9°85.8°
  2.3°21.7°
  6.27
  3.24.3
  1470 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 Medford with an average high temperature of 78.9°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Wisconsin. In Medford, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Medford are July, August and June.


In Medford, there are 2.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Wisconsin.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Medford with an average of 2.3°. This is colder than most places in Wisconsin.


In Medford, there are 175.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Wisconsin.


In Medford, there are 35.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Wisconsin.


Humidity in Medford is generally quite low and comfortable. There are few days during the summer when the humidity becomes unpleasant. The most humid months (but still comfortable) are July, August and June.


August is the wettest month in Medford with 4.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 0.9 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 38% of yearly precipitation and 10% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 32.7 inches in Medford means that it is drier than most places in Wisconsin.


September is the rainiest month in Medford with 11.7 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 6.9 rainy days. There are 120.8 rainy days annually in Medford, which is rainier than most places in Wisconsin. The rainiest season is Autumn 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 48.1 inches in Medford means that it is snowier than most places in Wisconsin. December is the snowiest month in Medford with 12.5 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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