The climate in Dodge City, KS Metro Area is a typical continental climate, with cold and dry winters and hot and humid summers. Temperatures average to around 40 degrees Fahrenheit in the wintertime, while reaching 90 degrees or more in the summer months. Average yearly rainfall is approximately 22 inches, with most of it occurring during the spring season. Snowfall also occurs throughout the winter months, usually between two to four inches per month. The city experiences pleasant weather conditions from April through October with temperatures ranging from 70-90 degrees Fahrenheit during this time frame.
Dodge City Metro Area, Kansas gets 23 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Dodge City Metro Area averages 18 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 241 sunny days per year in Dodge City Metro Area. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Dodge City Metro Area gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 63 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 93 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 19
Rain: averages 23 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 18 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Dodge City metro area is 7.5 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Kansas.
7.9 / 6.1
Summer / Winter
September, May and June are the most pleasant months in the Dodge City metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months.