Casper, Wyoming 

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Climate in Casper, Wyoming

Casper, Wyoming gets 13 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Casper averages 70 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 220 sunny days per year in Casper. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Casper gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 79 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 88 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 15
Rain: averages 13 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 70 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Casper is 6.8 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Wyoming.

6.8 / 10
June, August and September are the most pleasant months in Casper, while December and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Casper, WyomingUnited States
  13.0 in.38.1 in.
  70.3 in.27.8 in.
  79.2 days106.2 days
  220 days205 days
  88.2°85.8°
  15.4°21.7°
  6.87
  4.94.3
  5105 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 Casper with an average high temperature of 88.2°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Wyoming. In Casper, there are 2 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Casper are June, September and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Casper with an average of 15.4°. This is one of the warmest places in Wyoming.


In Casper, there are 29.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Wyoming.


In Casper, there are 168.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Wyoming.


In Casper, there are 12.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Wyoming.


May is the wettest month in Casper with 2.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.5 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 35% of yearly precipitation and 14% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 13.0 inches in Casper means that it is about average compared to other places in Wyoming.


May is the rainiest month in Casper with 10.0 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 5.0 rainy days. There are 79.2 rainy days annually in Casper, which is rainier than most places in Wyoming. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 32% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 20% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 70.3 inches in Casper means that it is snowier than most places in Wyoming. March is the snowiest month in Casper with 11.5 inches of snow, and 9 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Casper    31 Reviews
    Great place to raise a family - 5/21/2020
    I grew up in Casper and moved away after high school for 5 years and I knew I would never raise my children any where but Casper. We have amazing schools, plenty to do... Read More

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    At the Heart of the Western U.S. National Parks - 5/19/2020
    I grew up in the nice suburbs of Ohio, moved to Salt Lake Valley, had a family, and moved to Casper two years ago. Of the places I've lived, I've never been so... Read More

    Lived in the area for 12 years, and love it. - 5/16/2020
    My family and I have lived in the Casper area for 12 years. There is so much that we enjoy about the area. From its fabulous parks for kids to play at, to the Platte... Read More


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