Powell, Wyoming 

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Climate in Powell, Wyoming

Powell, Wyoming gets 7 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Powell averages 19 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 Powell. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Powell gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 54 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 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 8
Rain: averages 7 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 19 inches of snow a year


The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Powell is 7.1 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Wyoming.

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

Climate Averages
  Powell, WyomingUnited States
  7.0 in.38.1 in.
  18.5 in.27.8 in.
  53.6 days106.2 days
  215 days205 days
  4393 ft.2443 ft.


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 Powell with an average high temperature of 86.1°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Wyoming. In Powell, there are 2 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Powell are June, September and August.

In Powell, there are 22.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Wyoming.

January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Powell with an average of 8.2°. This is colder than most places in Wyoming.

In Powell, there are 183.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Wyoming.

In Powell, there are 19.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Wyoming.

Humidity is low in Powell, and some people might find the dryness to be uncomfortable. Days with noticeable humidity are rare throughout the year. A very dry climate can lead to cracked, itchy skin and dry eyes.

May is the wettest month in Powell with 1.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.2 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 38% of yearly precipitation and 8% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 7.0 inches in Powell means that it is one of the driest places in Wyoming.

May is the rainiest month in Powell with 7.8 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 2.4 rainy days. There are 53.6 rainy days annually in Powell, which is less rainy than most places in Wyoming. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 34% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 15% chance of a rainy day.

An annual snowfall of 18.5 inches in Powell means that it is one of the least snowy places in Wyoming. March is the snowiest month in Powell with 3.7 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.

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    Reviews for Powell    3 Reviews
    Rick's Perspective - 4/9/2018
    Born in Powell Hospital in 1944 to a farm family. Older Sister Sharon (1939) was our Linchpin. Brother Tom (Earl Thompson,1943), set high standards for all of us, and... Read More

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    real estate median prices data - 6/23/2007
    I don't know what the "median" price for a home in Powell is but, $424,000 is way off ! It could be $154,000 but, just check the real estate web sites. The only place... Read More

    Powell , Wyoming the new rich boomer hangout - 4/23/2007
    Do not come to Powell unless you have a lot of money as there are few jobs that pay any decent wages and housing prices are going through the roof. It seems the local... Read More

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