Ellis County, Kansas 

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Climate in Ellis County, Kansas

Ellis County, Kansas gets 24 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Ellis County averages 15 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 239 sunny days per year in Ellis County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Ellis County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 68 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 92 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 17
Rain: averages 24 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 15 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Ellis County is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Kansas.

7.9 / 5.9

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

Climate Averages
  Ellis, KansasUnited States
  24.0 in.38.1 in.
  15.0 in.27.8 in.
  67.9 days106.2 days
  239 days205 days
  92.1°85.8°
  16.8°21.7°
  7.47
  4.94.3
  2044 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 Ellis County with an average high temperature of 92.1°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Kansas. In Ellis County, there are 2 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Ellis County are May, September and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Ellis County with an average of 16.8°. This is colder than most places in Kansas.


In Ellis County, there are 56.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Kansas.


In Ellis County, there are 135.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Kansas.


In Ellis County, there are 5.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Kansas.


July is the wettest month in Ellis County with 4.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.5 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 43% of yearly precipitation and 8% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 24.0 inches in Ellis County means that it is drier than most places in Kansas.


May is the rainiest month in Ellis County with 8.5 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 2.9 rainy days. There are 67.9 rainy days annually in Ellis County, which is less rainy than most places in Kansas. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 34% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 14% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 15.0 inches in Ellis County means that it is about average compared to other places in Kansas. January is the snowiest month in Ellis County with 3.9 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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