Laramie County, Wyoming 

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Climate in Laramie County, Wyoming

Laramie County, Wyoming gets 16 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Laramie County averages 58 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 233 sunny days per year in Laramie County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Laramie County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 84 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 15
Rain: averages 16 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 58 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Laramie County is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Wyoming.

8.8 / 5.2

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

Climate Averages
  Laramie, WyomingUnited States
  15.8 in.38.1 in.
  57.9 in.27.8 in.
  83.7 days106.2 days
  233 days205 days
  84.7°85.8°
  15.1°21.7°
  6.97
  4.74.3
  5987 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 Laramie County with an average high temperature of 84.7°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Wyoming. In Laramie County, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Laramie County are June, September and August.


In Laramie County, there are 16.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Wyoming.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Laramie County with an average of 14.3°. This is warmer than most places in Wyoming.


In Laramie County, there are 181.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Wyoming.


In Laramie County, there are 11.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the warmest places in Wyoming.


Humidity is low in Laramie County, and some people might find the dryness to be uncomfortable. Days with noticeable humidity are rare throughout the year. A very dry climate can lead to cracked, itchy skin and dry eyes.


June is the wettest month in Laramie County with 2.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.3 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 41% of yearly precipitation and 8% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 15.8 inches in Laramie County means that it is wetter than most places in Wyoming.


May is the rainiest month in Laramie County with 10.3 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 4.1 rainy days. There are 83.7 rainy days annually in Laramie County, which is rainier than most places in Wyoming. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 33% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 16% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 57.9 inches in Laramie County means that it is about average compared to other places in Wyoming. March is the snowiest month in Laramie County with 10.9 inches of snow, and 9 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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