Pittsburg Metro Area, Kansas 

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Climate in Pittsburg Metro Area, Kansas

Pittsburg Metro Area, Kansas gets 46 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Pittsburg Metro Area averages 11 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 215 sunny days per year in Pittsburg Metro Area. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Pittsburg Metro Area gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 92 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 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 23
Rain: averages 46 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 11 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Pittsburg metro area is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Kansas.

7.2 / 10
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in the Pittsburg metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Pittsburg, KansasUnited States
  45.9 in.38.1 in.
  10.6 in.27.8 in.
  92.4 days106.2 days
  215 days205 days
  89.6°85.8°
  22.5°21.7°
  7.27
  4.54.3
  938 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.


August is the hottest month for the Pittsburg metro area with an average high temperature of 90.0°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Kansas. In the Pittsburg metro area, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the Pittsburg metro area are May, September and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the Pittsburg metro area with an average of 22.5°. This is one of the warmest places in Kansas.


In the Pittsburg metro area, there are 40.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Kansas.


In the Pittsburg metro area, there are 95.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Kansas.


In the Pittsburg metro area, there are 1.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Kansas.


May is the wettest month in the Pittsburg metro area with 6.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 1.7 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 30% of yearly precipitation and 14% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 45.9 inches in the Pittsburg metro area means that it is one of the wettest places in Kansas.


May is the rainiest month in the Pittsburg metro area with 11.1 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 5.8 rainy days. There are 92.4 rainy days annually in the Pittsburg metro area, which is one of the rainiest places in Kansas. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 31% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 19% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 10.6 inches in the Pittsburg metro area means that it is less snowy than most places in Kansas. January is the snowiest month in the Pittsburg metro area with 3.5 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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