Erie County, Ohio 

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Climate in Erie County, Ohio

Erie County, Ohio gets 36 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Erie County averages 30 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 171 sunny days per year in Erie County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Erie County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 128 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 82 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 19
Rain: averages 36 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 30 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Erie County is 7.0 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Ohio.

9.1 / 4.7

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

Climate Averages
  Erie, OhioUnited States
  36.4 in.38.1 in.
  30.0 in.27.8 in.
  127.7 days106.2 days
  171 days205 days
  82.2°85.8°
  19.2°21.7°
  77
  3.54.3
  664 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 Erie County with an average high temperature of 82.2°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Ohio. In Erie County, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Erie County are June, August and September.


In Erie County, there are 8.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Ohio.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Erie County with an average of 19.2°. This is about average compared to other places in Ohio.


In Erie County, there are 115.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Ohio.


In Erie County, there are 4.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Ohio.


The humidity is usually comfortable in Erie 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 Erie County with 3.9 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 1.9 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 30% of yearly precipitation and 19% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 36.4 inches in Erie County means that it is drier than most places in Ohio.


April is the rainiest month in Erie County with 12.8 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 8.9 rainy days. There are 127.7 rainy days annually in Erie County, which is about average compared to other places in Ohio. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 30.0 inches in Erie County means that it is snowier than most places in Ohio. January is the snowiest month in Erie County with 9.3 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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