Jackson County, Wisconsin 

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Climate in Jackson County, Wisconsin

Jackson County, Wisconsin gets 34 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Jackson County averages 41 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 192 sunny days per year in Jackson County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Jackson County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 98 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 81 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 4
Rain: averages 34 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 41 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Jackson County is 6.5 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Wisconsin.

9.2 / 3.9

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

Climate Averages
  Jackson, WisconsinUnited States
  34.1 in.38.1 in.
  40.8 in.27.8 in.
  98.2 days106.2 days
  192 days205 days
  81.2°85.8°
  4.0°21.7°
  6.57
  3.34.3
  982 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 Jackson County with an average high temperature of 81.2°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Wisconsin. In Jackson County, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Jackson County are June, August and July.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Jackson County with an average of 4.0°. This is colder than most places in Wisconsin.


In Jackson County, there are 5.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Wisconsin.


In Jackson County, there are 174.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Wisconsin.


In Jackson County, there are 33.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Wisconsin.


June is the wettest month in Jackson County with 4.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 1.0 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 39% of yearly precipitation and 10% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 34.1 inches in Jackson County means that it is about average compared to other places in Wisconsin.


May is the rainiest month in Jackson County with 10.5 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 5.9 rainy days. There are 98.2 rainy days annually in Jackson County, which is one of the least rainy places in Wisconsin. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 20% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 40.8 inches in Jackson County means that it is less snowy than most places in Wisconsin. December is the snowiest month in Jackson County with 10.3 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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