Jackson, Wyoming 

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Climate in Jackson, Wyoming

Jackson, Wyoming gets 20 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Jackson averages 109 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 215 sunny days per year in Jackson. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Jackson gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 113 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 3
Rain: averages 20 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 109 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Jackson is 5.7 (10=best), which means it is one of the least comfortable places in Wyoming.

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

Climate Averages
  Jackson, WyomingUnited States
  20.0 in.38.1 in.
  109.0 in.27.8 in.
  113.3 days106.2 days
  215 days205 days
  80.8°85.8°
  2.5°21.7°
  5.77
  3.74.3
  6237 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 Jackson with an average high temperature of 80.8°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Wyoming. In Jackson, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Jackson are August, July and June.


In Jackson, there are 3.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Wyoming.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Jackson with an average of 2.5°. This is one of the coldest places in Wyoming.


In Jackson, there are 235.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Wyoming.


In Jackson, there are 41.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Wyoming.


Humidity is very low in Jackson, so low that the dry air may be uncomfortable for some people. There are few days during the year when the humidity is even noticable. A very dry climate can lead to cracked, itchy skin and dry eyes.


December is the wettest month in Jackson with 2.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 1.3 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 30% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 20.0 inches in Jackson means that it is one of the wettest places in Wyoming.


December is the rainiest month in Jackson with 12.5 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 7.6 rainy days. There are 113.3 rainy days annually in Jackson, which is one of the rainiest places in Wyoming. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 109.0 inches in Jackson means that it is one of the snowiest places in Wyoming. December is the snowiest month in Jackson with 26.2 inches of snow, and 9 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Jackson    12 Reviews
    what a joke!!! - 9/5/2021
    What a rip-off!!! I had wanted to see Jackson, Wy for many years and found it to be very snooty. The motels were outrageously expensive. The entire city is... Read More

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    Easterners Playing Cowboy - 7/26/2020
    Jackson, like so many other wealthy towns, is composed of the wealthy who made their money elsewhere and those who serve them. Those who serve are actually pretty nice... Read More

    A world of two extremes. - 4/24/2020
    Jackson is pretty interesting. It's a land of billionaires and millionaires. From the 10, 000 sq ft vacation home used a few months by one person to people renting... Read More


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