Nye County, Nevada 

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Climate in Nye County, Nevada

Nye County, Nevada gets 6 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Nye County averages 8 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 288 sunny days per year in Nye County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Nye County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 35 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 96 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 25
Rain: averages 6 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 8 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Nye County is 7.6 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Nevada.

7.6 / 10
May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Nye County, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Nye, NevadaUnited States
  5.8 in.38.1 in.
  8.3 in.27.8 in.
  34.6 days106.2 days
  288 days205 days
  96.0°85.8°
  24.6°21.7°
  7.67
  5.84.3
  5819 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 Nye County with an average high temperature of 96.0°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Nevada. In Nye County, there are 2 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Nye County are May, October and April.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Nye County with an average of 23.9°. This is warmer than most places in Nevada.


In Nye County, there are 81.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Nevada.


In Nye County, there are 110.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Nevada.


In Nye County, there are 2.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Nevada.


March is the wettest month in Nye County with 0.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is June with 0.3 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 32% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 5.8 inches in Nye County means that it is drier than most places in Nevada.


February is the rainiest month in Nye County with 4.3 days of rain, and June is the driest month with only 1.8 rainy days. There are 34.6 rainy days annually in Nye County, which is less rainy than most places in Nevada. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 33% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 19% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 8.3 inches in Nye County means that it is less snowy than most places in Nevada. January is the snowiest month in Nye County with 1.8 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    89048 89060 89061 89049 89045 89020 89003 89409 89022


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