Stafford County, Kansas 

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Climate in Stafford County, Kansas

Stafford County, Kansas gets 27 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 234 sunny days per year in Stafford County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Stafford County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 65 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 20
Rain: averages 27 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 17 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

7.5 / 6.1

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

Climate Averages
  Stafford, KansasUnited States
  27.3 in.38.1 in.
  16.9 in.27.8 in.
  64.8 days106.2 days
  234 days205 days
  93.0°85.8°
  20.1°21.7°
  7.47
  54.3
  1904 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 Stafford County with an average high temperature of 93.0°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Kansas. In Stafford County, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Stafford County are May, September and October.


In Stafford County, there are 62.3 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 Stafford County with an average of 20.1°. This is warmer than most places in Kansas.


In Stafford County, there are 117.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Kansas.


In Stafford County, there are 2.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Kansas.


The humidity is usually comfortable in Stafford 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. The most humid months are July, August and June.


May is the wettest month in Stafford County with 4.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.7 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 40% of yearly precipitation and 9% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 27.3 inches in Stafford County means that it is drier than most places in Kansas.


May is the rainiest month in Stafford County with 8.1 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 2.9 rainy days. There are 64.8 rainy days annually in Stafford County, which is less rainy than most places in Kansas. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 32% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 16% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 16.9 inches in Stafford County means that it is snowier than most places in Kansas. January is the snowiest month in Stafford County with 5.0 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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