LaPorte County, Indiana 

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Climate in LaPorte County, Indiana

LaPorte County, Indiana gets 40 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

LaPorte County averages 43 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 173 sunny days per year in LaPorte County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

LaPorte County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 135 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 83 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 16
Rain: averages 40 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 43 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for LaPorte County is 6.8 (10=best), which means it is one of the least comfortable places in Indiana.

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

Climate Averages
  LaPorte, IndianaUnited States
  39.7 in.38.1 in.
  42.7 in.27.8 in.
  134.9 days106.2 days
  173 days205 days
  82.8°85.8°
  16.1°21.7°
  6.87
  3.54.3
  729 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 LaPorte County with an average high temperature of 82.8°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Indiana. In LaPorte County, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for LaPorte County are June, September and August.


In LaPorte County, there are 9.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Indiana.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for LaPorte County with an average of 16.1°. This is colder than most places in Indiana.


In LaPorte County, there are 128.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Indiana.


In LaPorte County, there are 7.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Indiana.


The humidity is usually comfortable in LaPorte County but some summer months can be sticky or muggy. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year. The most humid months are July, August and June.


July is the wettest month in LaPorte County with 4.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.0 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 31% of yearly precipitation and 17% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 39.7 inches in LaPorte County means that it is drier than most places in Indiana.


January is the rainiest month in LaPorte County with 13.0 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 9.7 rainy days. There are 134.9 rainy days annually in LaPorte County, which is one of the rainiest places in Indiana. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 42.7 inches in LaPorte County means that it is one of the snowiest places in Indiana. January is the snowiest month in LaPorte County with 14.2 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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