Harper County, Kansas 

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Climate in Harper County, Kansas

Harper County, Kansas gets 33 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 225 sunny days per year in Harper County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Harper County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 70 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 94 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 22
Rain: averages 33 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 12 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

6.7 / 6.2

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

Climate Averages
  Harper, KansasUnited States
  32.8 in.38.1 in.
  11.7 in.27.8 in.
  70.3 days106.2 days
  225 days205 days
  93.6°85.8°
  21.5°21.7°
  7.37
  4.74.3
  1374 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 Harper County with an average high temperature of 93.6°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Kansas. In Harper County, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Harper County are May, September and October.


In Harper County, there are 66.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in Kansas.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Harper County with an average of 21.5°. This is warmer than most places in Kansas.


In Harper County, there are 104.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Kansas.


In Harper County, there are 1.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Kansas.


The humidity is usually acceptable in Harper 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. July, August and June are the three most uncomfortably humid months in Harper County.


June is the wettest month in Harper County with 5.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.9 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 35% of yearly precipitation and 10% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 32.8 inches in Harper County means that it is about average compared to other places in Kansas.


May is the rainiest month in Harper County with 8.8 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 3.3 rainy days. There are 70.3 rainy days annually in Harper County, which is less rainy 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 17% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 11.7 inches in Harper County means that it is less snowy than most places in Kansas. December is the snowiest month in Harper County with 3.3 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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