Lyon County, Kansas 

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Climate in Lyon County, Kansas

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

Lyon County averages 13 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 211 sunny days per year in Lyon County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Lyon County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 82 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 89 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 19
Rain: averages 38 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 13 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

7.3 / 10
September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Lyon County, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Lyon, KansasUnited States
  37.6 in.38.1 in.
  13.1 in.27.8 in.
  81.7 days106.2 days
  211 days205 days
  89.2°85.8°
  19.0°21.7°
  7.37
  4.54.3
  1210 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 Lyon County with an average high temperature of 89.2°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Kansas. In Lyon County, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Lyon County are September, May and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Lyon County with an average of 19.0°. This is about average compared to other places in Kansas.


In Lyon County, there are 38.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Kansas.


In Lyon County, there are 115.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Kansas.


In Lyon County, there are 3.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Kansas.


June is the wettest month in Lyon County with 5.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.9 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 37% of yearly precipitation and 10% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 37.6 inches in Lyon County means that it is wetter than most places in Kansas.


May is the rainiest month in Lyon County with 9.9 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 4.4 rainy days. There are 81.7 rainy days annually in Lyon 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 13.1 inches in Lyon County means that it is less snowy than most places in Kansas. December is the snowiest month in Lyon County with 4.0 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    66801 66865 66835 66868 66854 66833 66864 66830

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