Edgar County, Illinois 

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Climate in Edgar County, Illinois

Edgar County, Illinois gets 42 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Edgar County averages 21 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 192 sunny days per year in Edgar County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Edgar County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 109 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 18
Rain: averages 42 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 21 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Edgar County is 7.1 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Illinois.

8.4 / 5.1

Summer   /   Winter
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Edgar County, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Edgar, IllinoisUnited States
  41.9 in.38.1 in.
  20.5 in.27.8 in.
  109.2 days106.2 days
  192 days205 days
  85.8°85.8°
  18.2°21.7°
  7.17
  3.84.3
  665 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 Edgar County with an average high temperature of 85.8°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Illinois. In Edgar County, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Edgar County are September, May and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Edgar County with an average of 18.2°. This is warmer than most places in Illinois.


In Edgar County, there are 19.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Illinois.


In Edgar County, there are 115.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Illinois.


In Edgar County, there are 5.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Illinois.


July is the wettest month in Edgar County with 4.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 2.3 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 30% of yearly precipitation and 18% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 41.9 inches in Edgar County means that it is wetter than most places in Illinois.


May is the rainiest month in Edgar County with 11.2 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 6.9 rainy days. There are 109.2 rainy days annually in Edgar County, which is rainier than most places in Illinois. The rainiest season is Summer 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 20.5 inches in Edgar County means that it is about average compared to other places in Illinois. January is the snowiest month in Edgar County with 7.9 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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