Colfax County, Nebraska 

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Climate in Colfax County, Nebraska

Colfax County, Nebraska gets 30 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Colfax County averages 29 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 219 sunny days per year in Colfax County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Colfax County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 81 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 12
Rain: averages 30 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 29 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

8.9 / 5

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

Climate Averages
  Colfax, NebraskaUnited States
  29.8 in.38.1 in.
  29.2 in.27.8 in.
  80.6 days106.2 days
  219 days205 days
  85.7°85.8°
  11.7°21.7°
  7.17
  4.24.3
  1496 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 Colfax County with an average high temperature of 85.7°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Nebraska. In Colfax County, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Colfax County are September, June and August.


In Colfax County, there are 20.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Nebraska.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Colfax County with an average of 11.7°. This is colder than most places in Nebraska.


In Colfax County, there are 151.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Nebraska.


In Colfax County, there are 13.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Nebraska.


The humidity is usually comfortable in Colfax 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.


June is the wettest month in Colfax County with 4.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.6 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 39% of yearly precipitation and 7% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 29.8 inches in Colfax County means that it is wetter than most places in Nebraska.


May is the rainiest month in Colfax County with 10.5 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 3.9 rainy days. There are 80.6 rainy days annually in Colfax County, which is about average compared to other places in Nebraska. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 31% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 16% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 29.2 inches in Colfax County means that it is snowier than most places in Nebraska. January is the snowiest month in Colfax County with 6.2 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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