Shawano, Wisconsin 

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Climate in Shawano, Wisconsin

Shawano, Wisconsin gets 31 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Shawano averages 47 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 186 sunny days per year in Shawano. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Shawano gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 114 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 81 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 5
Rain: averages 31 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 47 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Shawano is 6.4 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Wisconsin.

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August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Shawano, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Shawano, WisconsinUnited States
  31.4 in.38.1 in.
  47.2 in.27.8 in.
  113.5 days106.2 days
  186 days205 days
  80.6°85.8°
  5.3°21.7°
  6.47
  3.34.3
  817 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 Shawano with an average high temperature of 80.6°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Wisconsin. In Shawano, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Shawano are August, June and July.


In Shawano, there are 5.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Wisconsin.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Shawano with an average of 5.3°. This is colder than most places in Wisconsin.


In Shawano, there are 171.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Wisconsin.


In Shawano, there are 27.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Wisconsin.


Humidity in Shawano 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.


July is the wettest month in Shawano with 4.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 1.0 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 37% of yearly precipitation and 11% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 31.4 inches in Shawano means that it is drier than most places in Wisconsin.


May is the rainiest month in Shawano with 11.6 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 6.5 rainy days. There are 113.5 rainy days annually in Shawano, which is about average compared to other places in Wisconsin. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 47.2 inches in Shawano means that it is snowier than most places in Wisconsin. December is the snowiest month in Shawano with 11.8 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Shawano    4 Reviews
    A Great Place to Work, Live, and Play! - 8/1/2016
    Shawano, Wisconsin is between the Wolf River and Shawano Lake. There's plenty to do here all year! If you like fishing, swimming, hunting, boating, biking, or just about... Read More

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    Shawano - 2/14/2011
    Good retirement town not much in the way of industry. Summer Activities include Fishing, Boating and Jet Skiing, Fall activities include hunting and fishing and winter... Read More

    My review of Shawano Wisconsin, nice people quaint - 8/11/2009
    When I lived in Shawano I developed a slogan there. "Come to Shawano on vacation, leave on probation" I put it on bumper stickers and sold a ton of them. Shawano... Read More


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