Chautauqua County, Kansas 

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Climate in Chautauqua County, Kansas

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

Chautauqua County averages 10 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 230 sunny days per year in Chautauqua County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Chautauqua County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 83 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 91 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 23
Rain: averages 42 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 10 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Chautauqua County is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Kansas.

6.5 / 6.2

Summer   /   Winter
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Chautauqua County, while January and July are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Chautauqua, KansasUnited States
  41.7 in.38.1 in.
  9.9 in.27.8 in.
  82.6 days106.2 days
  230 days205 days
  91.2°85.8°
  22.5°21.7°
  7.27
  54.3
  962 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.


August is the hottest month for Chautauqua County with an average high temperature of 91.4°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Kansas. In Chautauqua County, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Chautauqua County are May, September and October.


In Chautauqua County, there are 51.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Kansas.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Chautauqua County with an average of 22.5°. This is one of the warmest places in Kansas.


In Chautauqua County, there are 98.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Kansas.


In Chautauqua County, there are 1.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Kansas.


The humidity can be uncomfortably heavy or close in Chautauqua 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 Chautauqua County.


May is the wettest month in Chautauqua County with 6.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 1.4 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 32% of yearly precipitation and 13% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 41.7 inches in Chautauqua County means that it is wetter than most places in Kansas.


May is the rainiest month in Chautauqua County with 9.9 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 5.0 rainy days. There are 82.6 rainy days annually in Chautauqua County, which is rainier than most places in Kansas. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 31% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 19% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 9.9 inches in Chautauqua County means that it is one of the least snowy places in Kansas. December is the snowiest month in Chautauqua County with 3.2 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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