Putnam County, Missouri 

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Climate in Putnam County, Missouri

Putnam County, Missouri gets 40 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Putnam County averages 20 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 202 sunny days per year in Putnam County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Putnam County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 101 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 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 15
Rain: averages 40 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 20 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Putnam County is 7.1 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Missouri.

8.5 / 5.2

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

Climate Averages
  Putnam, MissouriUnited States
  40.0 in.38.1 in.
  19.7 in.27.8 in.
  100.5 days106.2 days
  202 days205 days
  86.0°85.8°
  14.5°21.7°
  7.17
  3.84.3
  962 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 Putnam County with an average high temperature of 86.0°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Missouri. In Putnam County, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Putnam County are September, June and May.


In Putnam County, there are 19.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Missouri.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Putnam County with an average of 14.5°. This is one of the coldest places in Missouri.


In Putnam County, there are 129.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Missouri.


In Putnam County, there are 9.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Missouri.


The humidity is usually comfortable in Putnam County but some summer months can be unpleasant. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year. The most humid months in Putnam County are July, August and June.


July is the wettest month in Putnam County with 5.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 1.1 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 37% of yearly precipitation and 11% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 40.0 inches in Putnam County means that it is drier than most places in Missouri.


May is the rainiest month in Putnam County with 11.5 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 5.5 rainy days. There are 100.5 rainy days annually in Putnam County, which is rainier 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 19% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 19.7 inches in Putnam County means that it is one of the snowiest places in Missouri. January is the snowiest month in Putnam County with 5.4 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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