Peoria County, Illinois 

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Climate in Peoria County, Illinois

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

Peoria County averages 22 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 Peoria County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Peoria County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 108 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 16
Rain: averages 38 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 22 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

7.1 / 10
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Peoria County, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Peoria, IllinoisUnited States
  38.0 in.38.1 in.
  22.4 in.27.8 in.
  107.8 days106.2 days
  192 days205 days
  85.6°85.8°
  15.7°21.7°
  7.17
  3.84.3
  645 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 Peoria County with an average high temperature of 85.6°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Illinois. In Peoria County, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Peoria County are September, June and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Peoria County with an average of 15.7°. This is colder than most places in Illinois.


In Peoria 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 Peoria County, there are 124.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Illinois.


In Peoria County, there are 8.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Illinois.


May is the wettest month in Peoria County with 4.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 1.8 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 31% of yearly precipitation and 16% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 38.0 inches in Peoria County means that it is drier than most places in Illinois.


May is the rainiest month in Peoria County with 11.5 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 7.1 rainy days. There are 107.8 rainy days annually in Peoria County, which is about average compared to other places in Illinois. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 22.4 inches in Peoria County means that it is about average compared to other places in Illinois. January is the snowiest month in Peoria County with 6.8 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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