Sparta, Wisconsin 

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Climate in Sparta, Wisconsin

Sparta, Wisconsin gets 34 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Sparta averages 41 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 190 sunny days per year in Sparta. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Sparta gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 98 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 6
Rain: averages 34 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 41 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

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

Climate Averages
  Sparta, WisconsinUnited States
  34.4 in.38.1 in.
  40.8 in.27.8 in.
  98.1 days106.2 days
  190 days205 days
  83.0°85.8°
  6.4°21.7°
  6.77
  3.34.3
  784 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 Sparta with an average high temperature of 83.0°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Wisconsin. In Sparta, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Sparta are June, August and July.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Sparta with an average of 6.4°. This is colder than most places in Wisconsin.


In Sparta, there are 9.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in Wisconsin.


In Sparta, there are 157.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Wisconsin.


In Sparta, there are 25.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Wisconsin.


June is the wettest month in Sparta with 4.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 0.9 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 39% of yearly precipitation and 9% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 34.4 inches in Sparta means that it is wetter than most places in Wisconsin.


May is the rainiest month in Sparta with 11.0 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 5.3 rainy days. There are 98.1 rainy days annually in Sparta, which is one of the least rainy places in Wisconsin. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 18% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 40.8 inches in Sparta means that it is less snowy than most places in Wisconsin. December is the snowiest month in Sparta with 11.1 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    What I can tell you about Sparta Wisconsin - 4/30/2006
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