Oconto County, Wisconsin 

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Climate in Oconto County, Wisconsin

Oconto County, Wisconsin gets 31 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Oconto County averages 52 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 187 sunny days per year in Oconto County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Oconto County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 110 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 80 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 5
Rain: averages 31 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 52 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Oconto County is 6.4 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Wisconsin.

6.4 / 10
July, August and June are the most pleasant months in Oconto County, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Oconto, WisconsinUnited States
  31.3 in.38.1 in.
  51.9 in.27.8 in.
  109.5 days106.2 days
  187 days205 days
  79.8°85.8°
  5.2°21.7°
  6.47
  34.3
  875 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 Oconto County with an average high temperature of 79.8°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Wisconsin. In Oconto County, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Oconto County are August, July and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Oconto County with an average of 5.2°. This is colder than most places in Wisconsin.


In Oconto County, there are 3.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Wisconsin.


In Oconto County, there are 173.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Wisconsin.


In Oconto County, there are 27.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Wisconsin.


June is the wettest month in Oconto County with 3.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 1.1 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 34% of yearly precipitation and 13% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 31.3 inches in Oconto County means that it is drier than most places in Wisconsin.


May is the rainiest month in Oconto County with 11.1 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 6.2 rainy days. There are 109.5 rainy days annually in Oconto County, which is less rainy than most places in Wisconsin. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 51.9 inches in Oconto County means that it is snowier than most places in Wisconsin. December is the snowiest month in Oconto County with 13.3 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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