Marion, Iowa 

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Weather in Marion, Iowa

The most pleasant months of the year for Marion are September, June and August. In Marion, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Marion with an average high temperature of 84.3°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Iowa. January is the snowiest month in Marion with 7.5 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year.


Today's Weather - Marion, IA

3 PM PST

Scattered Snow Showers

18°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
This AfternoonScattered Snow Showers19° / 14°E 0 mph
MondayMostly Cloudy28° / 12°N 0 to 5 mph
TuesdayMostly Sunny31° / 11°W 0 to 5 mph
WednesdayMostly Sunny27° / 19°SW 0 mph
ThursdayPartly Sunny40° / 27°S 5 mph
FridayMostly Cloudy39° / 25°S 0 to 5 mph
SaturdayPartly Sunny40° / 26°W 0 to 5 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 84 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 11
Rain: averages 37 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 27 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Marion area is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Iowa.

6.9 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January29° 11°
February34° 16°
March47° 27°
April62° 38°
May72° 49°
June81° 59°
July84° 63°
August82° 61°
September76° 52°
October63° 40°
November47° 28°
December32° 16°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Marion
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Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
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Snowy
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January03075
February02674
March02282
April09111
May01120
June30120
July50100
August4090
September1180
October0790
November02081
December02995

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.


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Reviews for Marion    3 Reviews
Good For Families, Bad For Entertainment - 5/22/2019
I've lived in Marion for ~22 years now, and it has its pros (+) and cons (-): + Marion is one of the safest places to live in the country. + The cost of living vs... Read More

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A good place to live - 12/16/2010
Marion is clean, affordable and has one of the lowest crime rates in the state. The people here are friendly and helpful. Marion shares a border with Cedar Rapids... Read More

Marion Iowa: The place for now and the future - 4/15/2010
Marion is one of the fastest growing communities in Iowa. We have a highly educated workforce, affordable housing, low crime and excellent education. Plus, there is much... Read More


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