Ripley County, Missouri 

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Climate in Ripley County, Missouri

Ripley County, Missouri gets 48 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Ripley County averages 7 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 216 sunny days per year in Ripley County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Ripley County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 97 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 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 25
Rain: averages 48 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 7 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Ripley County is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Missouri.

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Summer   /   Winter
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Ripley County, while January and July are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Ripley, MissouriUnited States
  48.3 in.38.1 in.
  7.1 in.27.8 in.
  97.4 days106.2 days
  216 days205 days
  90.0°85.8°
  24.5°21.7°
  7.27
  5.14.3
  519 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 Ripley County with an average high temperature of 90.0°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Missouri. In Ripley County, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Ripley County are May, September and October.


In Ripley County, there are 45.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in Missouri.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Ripley County with an average of 24.5°. This is one of the warmest places in Missouri.


In Ripley County, there are 90.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Missouri.


In Ripley County, there are 1.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the warmest places in Missouri.


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


November is the wettest month in Ripley County with 4.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is August with 3.1 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 29% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 48.3 inches in Ripley County means that it is one of the wettest places in Missouri.


May is the rainiest month in Ripley County with 10.2 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 6.2 rainy days. There are 97.4 rainy days annually in Ripley County, which is about average compared to other places in Missouri. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 30% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 7.1 inches in Ripley County means that it is one of the least snowy places in Missouri. February is the snowiest month in Ripley County with 2.3 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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