Haskell County, KS Climate


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Haskell, KS County generally has a temperate climate that is characterized by hot summers and mild winters. The average temperature in the summer months ranges from the high 70s to low 90s, while temperatures in the winter months typically hover between 30-50 degrees Fahrenheit. Rainfall is relatively sparse throughout the year, but it does receive an average of around 23 inches of precipitation annually. The county's location at the southeastern tip of Kansas makes it susceptible to severe weather, including tornados and thunderstorms. Overall, Haskell's climate is suited for outdoor activities such as fishing and camping during spring and fall months while mild winters keep visitors active with skiing or hiking opportunities throughout the colder months.

Haskell County, Kansas gets 19 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Haskell County averages 17 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 241 sunny days per year in Haskell County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Haskell County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 61 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 93 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 18
Rain: averages 19 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 17 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Haskell County is 7.6 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Kansas.

7.9 Summer - 6.3 Winter
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Haskell County, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateHaskell, KansasUnited States
  18.7 in.38.1 in.
  17.2 in.27.8 in.
  60.6 days106.2 days
  241 days205 days
  93.3°85.8°
  18.2°21.7°
  7.67
  5.54.3
  2920 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 Haskell County with an average high temperature of 93.3°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Kansas. In Haskell County, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Haskell County are May, September and October.
In Haskell County, there are 68.9 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 Haskell County with an average of 18.2°. This is about average compared to other places in Kansas.
In Haskell County, there are 137.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Kansas.
In Haskell County, there are 3.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Kansas.
Humidity in Haskell County is generally quite low and comfortable. There are few days during the summer when the humidity becomes unpleasant. The most humid months (but still comfortable) are August, July and June.
June is the wettest month in Haskell County with 3.1 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.4 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 44% of yearly precipitation and 8% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 18.7 inches in Haskell County means that it is one of the driest places in Kansas.
June is the rainiest month in Haskell County with 8.1 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 2.4 rainy days. There are 60.6 rainy days annually in Haskell County, which is one of the least rainy places in Kansas. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 35% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 14% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 17.2 inches in Haskell County means that it is snowier than most places in Kansas. March is the snowiest month in Haskell County with 4.7 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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