Bates County, Missouri 

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Climate in Bates County, Missouri

Bates County, Missouri gets 43 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Bates County averages 11 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 215 sunny days per year in Bates County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Bates County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 92 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 20
Rain: averages 43 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 11 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Bates County is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Missouri.

7.6 / 5.8

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

Climate Averages
  Bates, MissouriUnited States
  43.3 in.38.1 in.
  10.5 in.27.8 in.
  91.7 days106.2 days
  215 days205 days
  88.8°85.8°
  20.0°21.7°
  7.37
  4.34.3
  847 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 Bates County with an average high temperature of 88.8°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Missouri. In Bates County, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Bates County are September, May and June.


In Bates County, there are 34.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Missouri.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Bates County with an average of 20.0°. This is about average compared to other places in Missouri.


In Bates County, there are 108.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Missouri.


In Bates County, there are 3.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Missouri.


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


June is the wettest month in Bates County with 5.9 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 1.4 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 32% of yearly precipitation and 13% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 43.3 inches in Bates County means that it is about average compared to other places in Missouri.


May is the rainiest month in Bates County with 10.9 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 5.4 rainy days. There are 91.7 rainy days annually in Bates County, which is less rainy than most places in Missouri. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 30% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 18% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 10.5 inches in Bates County means that it is less snowy than most places in Missouri. January is the snowiest month in Bates County with 3.6 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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