Lincoln County, Wyoming 

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Climate in Lincoln County, Wyoming

Lincoln County, Wyoming gets 15 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Lincoln County averages 69 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 212 sunny days per year in Lincoln County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Lincoln County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 88 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 5
Rain: averages 15 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 69 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Lincoln County is 6.1 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Wyoming.

8.7 / 3.6

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

Climate Averages
  Lincoln, WyomingUnited States
  15.2 in.38.1 in.
  68.5 in.27.8 in.
  88.4 days106.2 days
  212 days205 days
  81.2°85.8°
  4.5°21.7°
  6.17
  4.54.3
  7393 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 Lincoln County with an average high temperature of 81.2°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Wyoming. In Lincoln County, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Lincoln County are August, July and June.


In Lincoln County, there are 3.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Wyoming.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Lincoln County with an average of 4.5°. This is colder than most places in Wyoming.


In Lincoln County, there are 227.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Wyoming.


In Lincoln County, there are 36.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Wyoming.


Humidity is very low in Lincoln County, so low that the dry air may be uncomfortable for some people. There are few days during the year when the humidity is even noticable. A very dry climate can lead to cracked, itchy skin and dry eyes.


May is the wettest month in Lincoln County with 1.9 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 1.0 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 29% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 15.2 inches in Lincoln County means that it is wetter than most places in Wyoming.


May is the rainiest month in Lincoln County with 9.2 days of rain, and July is the driest month with only 5.9 rainy days. There are 88.4 rainy days annually in Lincoln County, which is rainier than most places in Wyoming. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 68.5 inches in Lincoln County means that it is snowier than most places in Wyoming. December is the snowiest month in Lincoln County with 15.7 inches of snow, and 8 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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