Pike County, Illinois 

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Climate in Pike County, Illinois

Pike County, Illinois gets 39 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Pike County averages 16 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 201 sunny days per year in Pike County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Pike County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 103 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 87 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 18
Rain: averages 39 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 16 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Pike County is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Illinois.

8.1 / 5.3

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

Climate Averages
  Pike, IllinoisUnited States
  39.4 in.38.1 in.
  15.6 in.27.8 in.
  102.7 days106.2 days
  201 days205 days
  86.8°85.8°
  17.9°21.7°
  7.27
  3.94.3
  600 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 Pike County with an average high temperature of 86.8°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Illinois. In Pike County, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Pike County are September, May and June.


In Pike County, there are 25.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Illinois.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Pike County with an average of 17.9°. This is about average compared to other places in Illinois.


In Pike County, there are 115.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Illinois.


In Pike County, there are 5.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Illinois.


The humidity can be uncomfortably heavy or close in Pike County during the summer months. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year. July, August and June are the three most humid months in Pike County.


May is the wettest month in Pike 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 39.4 inches in Pike County means that it is about average compared to other places in Illinois.


May is the rainiest month in Pike County with 11.4 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 6.6 rainy days. There are 102.7 rainy days annually in Pike County, which is less rainy than most places in Illinois. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 30% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 15.6 inches in Pike County means that it is less snowy than most places in Illinois. January is the snowiest month in Pike County with 4.6 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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