Racine Metro Area, Wisconsin 

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Climate in Racine Metro Area, Wisconsin

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

Racine Metro Area averages 40 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 195 sunny days per year in Racine Metro Area. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Racine Metro Area gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 114 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 81 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 13
Rain: averages 35 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 40 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Racine metro area is 6.7 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Wisconsin.

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

Climate Averages
  Racine, WisconsinUnited States
  34.9 in.38.1 in.
  39.9 in.27.8 in.
  114.2 days106.2 days
  195 days205 days
  80.8°85.8°
  13.3°21.7°
  6.77
  3.34.3
  764 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 Racine metro area with an average high temperature of 80.8°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Wisconsin. In the Racine 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 Racine metro area are August, June and July.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the Racine metro area with an average of 13.3°. This is one of the warmest places in Wisconsin.


In the Racine metro area, there are 5.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Wisconsin.


In the Racine metro area, there are 137.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Wisconsin.


In the Racine metro area, there are 10.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the warmest places in Wisconsin.


August is the wettest month in the Racine metro area with 4.1 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 1.4 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 34% of yearly precipitation and 14% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 34.9 inches in the Racine metro area means that it is wetter than most places in Wisconsin.


May is the rainiest month in the Racine metro area with 11.2 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 7.5 rainy days. There are 114.2 rainy days annually in the Racine metro area, which is rainier than most places in Wisconsin. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 39.9 inches in the Racine metro area means that it is less snowy than most places in Wisconsin. January is the snowiest month in the Racine metro area with 13.1 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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