Blackfoot Metro Area, Idaho 

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Climate in Blackfoot Metro Area, Idaho

Blackfoot Metro Area, Idaho gets 12 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Blackfoot Metro Area averages 41 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 204 sunny days per year in Blackfoot Metro Area. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Blackfoot Metro Area 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 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 14
Rain: averages 12 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 41 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Blackfoot metro area is 6.7 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Idaho.

6.7 / 10
June, August and July are the most pleasant months in the Blackfoot metro area, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Blackfoot, IdahoUnited States
  12.2 in.38.1 in.
  40.8 in.27.8 in.
  88.1 days106.2 days
  204 days205 days
  85.6°85.8°
  13.8°21.7°
  6.77
  4.74.3
  5120 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 the Blackfoot metro area with an average high temperature of 85.6°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Idaho. In the Blackfoot metro area, there are 2 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the Blackfoot metro area are June, September and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the Blackfoot metro area with an average of 13.8°. This is colder than most places in Idaho.


In the Blackfoot metro area, there are 20.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Idaho.


In the Blackfoot metro area, there are 175.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Idaho.


In the Blackfoot metro area, there are 13.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Idaho.


May is the wettest month in the Blackfoot metro area with 1.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is August with 0.6 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 32% of yearly precipitation and 20% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 12.2 inches in the Blackfoot metro area means that it is drier than most places in Idaho.


December is the rainiest month in the Blackfoot metro area with 10.0 days of rain, and July is the driest month with only 4.3 rainy days. There are 88.1 rainy days annually in the Blackfoot metro area, which is less rainy than most places in Idaho. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 32% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 18% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 40.8 inches in the Blackfoot metro area means that it is about average compared to other places in Idaho. December is the snowiest month in the Blackfoot metro area with 10.6 inches of snow, and 8 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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