Defiance Metro Area, Ohio 

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Climate in Defiance Metro Area, Ohio

Defiance Metro Area, Ohio gets 35 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Defiance Metro Area averages 27 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 180 sunny days per year in Defiance Metro Area. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Defiance Metro Area gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 125 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 17
Rain: averages 35 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 27 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Defiance metro area is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Ohio.

6.9 / 10
June, August and September are the most pleasant months in the Defiance metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Defiance, OhioUnited States
  35.4 in.38.1 in.
  27.4 in.27.8 in.
  124.6 days106.2 days
  180 days205 days
  84.2°85.8°
  17.0°21.7°
  6.97
  3.54.3
  726 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 Defiance metro area with an average high temperature of 84.2°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Ohio. In the Defiance 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 Defiance metro area are September, June and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the Defiance metro area with an average of 17.0°. This is one of the coldest places in Ohio.


In the Defiance metro area, there are 11.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Ohio.


In the Defiance metro area, there are 130.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Ohio.


In the Defiance metro area, there are 5.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Ohio.


May is the wettest month in the Defiance metro area with 4.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 1.9 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 30% of yearly precipitation and 18% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 35.4 inches in the Defiance metro area means that it is one of the driest places in Ohio.


December is the rainiest month in the Defiance metro area with 11.9 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 8.7 rainy days. There are 124.6 rainy days annually in the Defiance metro area, which is less rainy than most places in Ohio. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 27.4 inches in the Defiance metro area means that it is snowier than most places in Ohio. January is the snowiest month in the Defiance metro area with 8.7 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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