Scioto County, Ohio 

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Climate in Scioto County, Ohio

Scioto County, Ohio gets 42 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Scioto County averages 12 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 163 sunny days per year in Scioto County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Scioto County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 123 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 85 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 22
Rain: averages 42 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 12 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Scioto County is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Ohio.

8.7 / 5.5

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

Climate Averages
  Scioto, OhioUnited States
  41.6 in.38.1 in.
  11.6 in.27.8 in.
  123.2 days106.2 days
  163 days205 days
  85.4°85.8°
  21.8°21.7°
  7.37
  4.24.3
  784 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 Scioto County with an average high temperature of 85.4°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Ohio. In Scioto County, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Scioto County are September, May and June.


In Scioto County, there are 17.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Ohio.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Scioto County with an average of 21.8°. This is one of the warmest places in Ohio.


In Scioto County, there are 113.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Ohio.


In Scioto County, there are 2.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Ohio.


The humidity is usually comfortable in Scioto 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.


May is the wettest month in Scioto County with 4.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is September with 2.8 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 29% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 41.6 inches in Scioto County means that it is wetter than most places in Ohio.


May is the rainiest month in Scioto County with 12.4 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 7.5 rainy days. There are 123.2 rainy days annually in Scioto County, which is less rainy than most places in Ohio. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 11.6 inches in Scioto County means that it is one of the least snowy places in Ohio. January is the snowiest month in Scioto County with 4.9 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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