Racine, Wisconsin 

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Climate in Racine, Wisconsin

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

Racine averages 40 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 192 sunny days per year in Racine. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Racine 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 80 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 15
Rain: averages 35 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 40 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Racine is 6.8 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Wisconsin.

6.8 / 10
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Racine, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Racine, WisconsinUnited States
  35.1 in.38.1 in.
  40.1 in.27.8 in.
  114.5 days106.2 days
  192 days205 days
  79.6°85.8°
  15.2°21.7°
  6.87
  3.34.3
  623 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 Racine with an average high temperature of 79.6°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Wisconsin. In Racine, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Racine are August, July and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Racine with an average of 15.2°. This is one of the warmest places in Wisconsin.


In Racine, there are 4.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Wisconsin.


In Racine, there are 126.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Wisconsin.


In Racine, there are 7.2 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 Racine with 4.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 1.4 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 33% of yearly precipitation and 14% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 35.1 inches in Racine means that it is wetter than most places in Wisconsin.


May is the rainiest month in Racine with 11.1 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 7.5 rainy days. There are 114.5 rainy days annually in Racine, 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 40.1 inches in Racine means that it is less snowy than most places in Wisconsin. January is the snowiest month in Racine with 13.1 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Needs to totally change - 3/17/2018
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    Complete Joke, Mini Detroit - 12/11/2017
    This city is a complete mess. I have lived all over the US for work and this place is a little Detroit after the great depression post 2008. Work is non-existent and... Read More

    Racine (lost city) - 6/29/2013
    No jobs, no recreation. Poor education. High crime.... Read More


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