Starke County, Indiana 

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Climate in Starke County, Indiana

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

Starke County averages 29 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 Starke County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Starke County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 118 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 29 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Starke County is 7.0 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Indiana.

7 / 10
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Starke County, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Starke, IndianaUnited States
  40.1 in.38.1 in.
  28.6 in.27.8 in.
  118.4 days106.2 days
  173 days205 days
  82.9°85.8°
  16.1°21.7°
  77
  3.74.3
  702 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 Starke County with an average high temperature of 82.9°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Indiana. In Starke County, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Starke County are September, June and August.


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


In Starke County, there are 9.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Indiana.


In Starke County, there are 128.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Indiana.


In Starke County, there are 6.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Indiana.


July is the wettest month in Starke County with 4.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.1 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 32% of yearly precipitation and 17% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 40.1 inches in Starke County means that it is drier than most places in Indiana.


May is the rainiest month in Starke County with 11.4 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 8.5 rainy days. There are 118.4 rainy days annually in Starke County, which is about average compared to other places in Indiana. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 26% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 28.6 inches in Starke County means that it is snowier than most places in Indiana. January is the snowiest month in Starke County with 10.2 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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