Zip 64079 (Platte City, MO) 

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Climate in Zip 64079 (Platte City, MO)

Platte City (zip 64079), Missouri gets 41 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Platte City (zip 64079) averages 17 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 216 sunny days per year in Platte City (zip 64079). The US average is 205 sunny days.

Platte City (zip 64079) gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 93 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 89 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 19
Rain: averages 41 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 17 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 64079 zip code is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Missouri.

7.6 / 5.6

Summer   /   Winter
September, May and June are the most pleasant months in the 64079 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Platte City, MissouriUnited States
  40.6 in.38.1 in.
  16.5 in.27.8 in.
  93.3 days106.2 days
  216 days205 days
  88.5°85.8°
  18.9°21.7°
  7.27
  4.24.3
  915 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 64079 zip code with an average high temperature of 88.5°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Missouri. In the 64079 zip code, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the 64079 zip code are September, May and June.


In the 64079 zip code, there are 32.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Missouri.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the 64079 zip code with an average of 18.9°. This is colder than most places in Missouri.


In the 64079 zip code, there are 109.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Missouri.


In the 64079 zip code, there are 4.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Missouri.


The humidity can be uncomfortably heavy or close in the 64079 zip code during the summer months. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year. July, August and June are the three most humid months in the 64079 zip code.


June is the wettest month in the 64079 zip code with 5.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 1.1 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 36% of yearly precipitation and 10% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 40.6 inches in the 64079 zip code means that it is drier than most places in Missouri.


May is the rainiest month in the 64079 zip code with 11.0 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 5.1 rainy days. There are 93.3 rainy days annually in the 64079 zip code, which is less rainy than most places in Missouri. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 31% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 18% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 16.5 inches in the 64079 zip code means that it is snowier than most places in Missouri. February is the snowiest month in the 64079 zip code with 5.1 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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