Spencer Metro Area, Iowa 

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Climate in Spencer Metro Area, Iowa

Spencer Metro Area, Iowa gets 30 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Spencer Metro Area averages 34 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 208 sunny days per year in Spencer Metro Area. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Spencer Metro Area gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 94 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 84 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 7
Rain: averages 30 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 34 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Spencer metro area is 6.8 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Iowa.

6.8 / 10
June, August and September are the most pleasant months in the Spencer metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Spencer, IowaUnited States
  29.9 in.38.1 in.
  33.9 in.27.8 in.
  94.4 days106.2 days
  208 days205 days
  83.7°85.8°
  6.8°21.7°
  6.87
  3.54.3
  1391 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 Spencer metro area with an average high temperature of 83.7°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Iowa. In the Spencer metro area, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the Spencer metro area are June, August and September.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the Spencer metro area with an average of 6.8°. This is colder than most places in Iowa.


In the Spencer metro area, there are 12.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Iowa.


In the Spencer metro area, there are 160.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Iowa.


In the Spencer metro area, there are 24.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Iowa.


June is the wettest month in the Spencer metro area with 4.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.5 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 41% of yearly precipitation and 6% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 29.9 inches in the Spencer metro area means that it is one of the driest places in Iowa.


May is the rainiest month in the Spencer metro area with 11.2 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 5.0 rainy days. There are 94.4 rainy days annually in the Spencer metro area, which is less rainy than most places in Iowa. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 30% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 17% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 33.9 inches in the Spencer metro area means that it is snowier than most places in Iowa. December is the snowiest month in the Spencer metro area with 8.3 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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