Oelwein, Iowa 

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Weather in Oelwein, Iowa

The most pleasant months of the year for Oelwein are June, August and September. In Oelwein, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Oelwein with an average high temperature of 82.4°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Iowa. January is the snowiest month in Oelwein with 9.5 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 - Oelwein, IA

8 PM PST

Slight Chance Rain Showers then Mostly Cloudy

46°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TonightSlight Chance Rain Showers then Mostly Cloudy42° / 61°NW 9 mph
Tuesday NightSlight Chance Rain Showers then Mostly Clear44° / 63°W 7 mph
Wednesday NightMostly Clear41° / 55°NW 9 to 15 mph
Thursday NightSlight Chance Rain Showers then Partly Cloudy35° / 52°NW 6 to 13 mph
Friday NightMostly Cloudy35° / 54°E 5 mph
Saturday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms40° / 56°SE 7 mph
Sunday NightPartly Cloudy38° / 60°N 3 to 8 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 82 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 7
Rain: averages 37 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 35 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Oelwein area is 6.7 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Iowa.

6.7 / 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
January25°
February30° 11°
March43° 24°
April58° 36°
May70° 47°
June79° 58°
July82° 61°
August80° 59°
September74° 50°
October61° 38°
November44° 25°
December29° 12°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Oelwein
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January03076
February02764
March02583
April09101
May01120
June10110
July20100
August1090
September0090
October01090
November02282
December03085

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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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly - 6/5/2009
Oelwein is a decent city with above-average schools that is attempting to right a somewhat negative image. I lived there for seven years after living in several... Read More

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