Greenwood County, Kansas 

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Climate in Greenwood County, Kansas

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

Greenwood County averages 12 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 221 sunny days per year in Greenwood County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Greenwood County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 81 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 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 20
Rain: averages 40 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 12 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Greenwood County is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Kansas.

7.3 / 5.9

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

Climate Averages
  Greenwood, KansasUnited States
  39.9 in.38.1 in.
  12.1 in.27.8 in.
  80.7 days106.2 days
  221 days205 days
  89.8°85.8°
  19.9°21.7°
  7.37
  4.94.3
  1179 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 Greenwood County with an average high temperature of 89.8°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Kansas. In Greenwood County, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Greenwood County are May, September and June.


In Greenwood County, there are 41.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Kansas.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Greenwood County with an average of 19.9°. This is warmer than most places in Kansas.


In Greenwood County, there are 111.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Kansas.


In Greenwood County, there are 3.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Kansas.


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


June is the wettest month in Greenwood County with 6.1 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 1.0 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 36% of yearly precipitation and 11% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 39.9 inches in Greenwood County means that it is wetter than most places in Kansas.


May is the rainiest month in Greenwood County with 9.8 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 4.2 rainy days. There are 80.7 rainy days annually in Greenwood County, which is rainier than most places in Kansas. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 30% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 17% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 12.1 inches in Greenwood County means that it is less snowy than most places in Kansas. December is the snowiest month in Greenwood County with 3.8 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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