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The most pleasant months of the year for Manhattan are May, September and June. In Manhattan, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Manhattan with an average high temperature of 90.2°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Kansas. February is the snowiest month in Manhattan with 3.9 inches of snow, and 5 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 - Manhattan, KS

1 PM PST

Mostly Sunny

80°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
This AfternoonMostly Sunny81° / 56°W 5 mph
WednesdayMostly Sunny80° / 59°E 0 to 10 mph
ThursdayShowers And Thunderstorms Likely79° / 61°SE 5 to 10 mph
FridayShowers And Thunderstorms Likely74° / 59°SE 0 to 5 mph
SaturdayChance Showers And Thunderstorms then Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms81° / 63°S 0 to 5 mph
SundayChance Showers And Thunderstorms85° / 68°S 5 to 10 mph
MondayChance Showers And Thunderstorms87° / 64°S 5 to 10 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 17
Rain: averages 35 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 14 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Manhattan area is 7.5 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Kansas.

7.5 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7.8. 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
January40° 17°
February45° 21°
March56° 31°
April67° 42°
May76° 53°
June85° 62°
July90° 68°
August89° 65°
September81° 55°
October69° 43°
November55° 31°
December42° 20°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Manhattan
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January02942
February02452
March01871
April0690
May10110
June70110
July16090
August14090
September5080
October1580
November01861
December02852

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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Over 8 years ago

I lived in your city briefly this past year of 2015. Liked it. The cost was a bit too high, but generally you have a decent town compared to some places I've visited. I  More

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Over 10 years ago

Manhattan is one of the best educational environments I have ever seen. The local school district is filled with passionate employees and the facilities are modern and  More

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Manhattan is a wonderful place to live if you are thinking about retiring here, want a family away from the big city, or if you are a college student. Because it is a  More

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