Clark County, Idaho 

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Climate in Clark County, Idaho

Clark County, Idaho gets 12 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 204 sunny days per year in Clark County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Clark County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 85 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 84 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 11
Rain: averages 12 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 47 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Clark County is 6.5 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Idaho.

8.9 / 3.9

Summer   /   Winter
August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Clark County, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Clark, IdahoUnited States
  12.3 in.38.1 in.
  46.7 in.27.8 in.
  85.4 days106.2 days
  204 days205 days
  83.6°85.8°
  10.9°21.7°
  6.57
  44.3
  6464 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 Clark County with an average high temperature of 83.6°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Idaho. In Clark County, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Clark County are June, August and July.


In Clark County, there are 11.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Idaho.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Clark County with an average of 10.9°. This is colder than most places in Idaho.


In Clark County, there are 190.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Idaho.


In Clark County, there are 16.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Idaho.


Humidity is very low in Clark County, 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.


May is the wettest month in Clark County with 1.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 0.7 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 31% of yearly precipitation and 20% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 12.3 inches in Clark County means that it is drier than most places in Idaho.


May is the rainiest month in Clark County with 9.6 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 4.7 rainy days. There are 85.4 rainy days annually in Clark County, which is less rainy than most places in Idaho. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 46.7 inches in Clark County means that it is about average compared to other places in Idaho. December is the snowiest month in Clark County with 10.6 inches of snow, and 8 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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