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Climate of 100 Selected U.S. Cities

The following table gives the average monthly temperature, average annual precipitation, and average annual snowfall for 100 cities in the United States.

City Average monthly temperature (°F)1 Precipitation Snowfall2 Number
of years
observed4
Jan. April July Oct. Average annual Average
annual
(in.)3
(in.)1 (days)3
Albany, N.Y. 22.2 46.6 71.1 49.3 38.60 136 64.4 57
Albuquerque, N.M. 35.7 55.6 78.5 57.3 9.47 60 11.0 64
Anchorage, Alaska 15.8 36.3 58.4 34.1 16.08 115 70.8 39 / 60
Asheville, N.C. 35.8 54.1 73.0 55.2 47.07 126 15.3 39
Atlanta, Ga. 42.7 61.6 80.0 62.8 50.20 115 2.1 69 / 65
Atlantic City, N.J. 32.1 50.6 75.3 55.1 40.59 113 16.2 60 / 54
Austin, Texas 50.2 68.3 84.2 70.6 33.65 85 0.9 62 / 58
Baltimore, Md. 32.3 53.2 76.5 55.4 41.94 115 21.5 53
Baton Rouge, La. 50.1 66.6 81.7 68.1 63.08 110 0.2 52 / 46
Billings, Mont. 24.0 46.1 72.0 48.1 14.77 96 56.9 69
Birmingham, Ala. 42.6 61.3 80.2 62.9 53.99 117 1.5 60
Bismarck, N.D. 10.2 43.3 70.4 45.2 16.84 96 44.3 64
Boise, Idaho 30.2 50.6 74.7 52.8 12.19 89 20.6 64
Boston, Mass. 29.3 48.3 73.9 54.1 42.53 127 42.8 52 / 66
Bridgeport, Conn. 29.9 48.9 74.0 54.7 44.15 119 26.2 55 / 49
Buffalo, N.Y. 24.5 45.3 70.8 50.7 40.54 169 93.6 60
Burlington, Vt. 18.0 43.5 70.6 47.7 36.05 154 79.3 60
Caribou, Maine 9.5 38.1 65.6 42.8 37.44 161 112.1 64 / 63
Casper, Wyo. 22.3 42.7 70.0 45.7 13.03 94 77.8 53
Charleston, S.C. 47.9 64.2 81.7 66.2 51.53 114 0.7 61 / 57
Charleston, W.Va. 33.4 54.3 73.9 55.1 44.05 151 34.0 56 / 49
Charlotte, N.C. 41.7 60.9 80.3 61.7 43.51 112 5.6 64
Cheyenne, Wyo. 25.9 41.6 67.7 45.4 15.45 100 55.8 68
Chicago, Ill. 22.0 47.8 73.3 52.1 36.27 125 38.0 45 / 44
Cleveland, Ohio 25.7 47.6 71.9 52.2 38.71 155 57.6 62
Columbia, S.C. 44.6 63.2 82.0 63.7 48.27 109 1.9 56 / 55
Columbus, Ohio 28.3 52.0 75.1 54.7 38.52 137 28.2 64 / 56
Concord, N.H. 20.1 44.6 70.0 47.8 37.60 127 64.5 62
Dallas-Ft. Worth, Texas 44.1 65.0 85.0 67.2 34.73 79 2.6 50 / 45
Denver, Colo. 29.2 47.6 73.4 51.0 15.81 89 60.3 61
Des Moines, Iowa 20.4 50.6 76.1 52.8 34.72 108 33.3 64 / 60
Detroit, Mich. 24.5 48.1 73.5 51.9 32.89 135 41.3 45
Dodge City, Kan. 30.1 53.9 79.8 57.1 22.35 78 20.3 61
Duluth, Minn. 8.4 39.0 65.5 43.5 31.00 134 80.6 62 / 60
El Paso, Texas 45.1 64.6 83.3 64.9 9.43 49 5.3 64 / 57
Fairbanks, Alaska -9.7 31.7 62.4 23.5 10.34 106 67.7 52
Fargo, N.D. 6.8 43.5 70.6 45.3 21.19 101 40.8 61
Grand Junction, Colo. 26.1 50.9 76.8 52.7 8.99 72 23.6 57
Grand Rapids, Mich. 22.4 46.3 71.4 49.9 37.13 144 73.3 40
Hartford, Conn. 25.7 48.9 73.7 51.9 46.16 128 49.6 49 / 46
Helena, Mont. 20.2 44.1 67.8 44.8 11.32 95 46.9 63 / 58
Honolulu, Hawaii 73.0 75.6 80.8 80.2 18.29 96 0.0 54 / 52
Houston, Texas 51.8 68.5 83.6 70.4 47.84 105 0.4 34 / 69
Indianapolis, Ind. 26.5 52.0 75.4 54.6 40.95 126 23.9 64 / 72
Jackson, Miss. 45.0 63.4 81.4 64.4 55.95 110 1.0 40 / 38
Jacksonville, Fla. 53.1 66.6 81.6 69.4 52.34 116 trace 62 / 60
Juneau, Alaska 25.7 40.8 56.8 42.3 58.33 223 97.0 59
Kansas City, Mo. 26.9 54.4 78.5 56.8 37.98 104 19.9 31 / 69
Knoxville, Tenn. 37.6 57.8 77.7 58.8 48.22 127 11.5 61 / 58
Las Vegas, Nev. 47.0 66.0 91.2 68.7 4.49 26 1.2 55 / 48
Lexington, Ky. 32.0 54.6 76.1 56.6 45.91 130 16.1 59 / 53
Little Rock, Ark. 40.1 61.4 82.4 63.3 50.93 104 5.2 61 / 56
Long Beach, Calif. 57.0 63.0 73.8 68.6 12.94 31 trace 59 / 52
Los Angeles, Calif. 57.1 60.8 69.3 66.9 13.15 35 trace 68 / 62
Louisville, Ky. 33.0 56.4 78.4 58.5 44.54 124 16.4 56
Madison, Wisc. 17.3 45.9 71.6 49.3 32.95 120 43.8 55
Memphis, Tenn. 39.9 62.1 82.5 63.8 54.65 107 5.1 53 / 49
Miami, Fla. 68.1 75.7 83.7 78.8 58.53 131 trace 61 / 59
Milwaukee, Wisc. 20.7 45.2 72.0 51.4 34.81 125 47.0 63
Minneapolis–St. Paul, Minn. 13.1 46.6 73.2 48.7 29.41 115 49.9 65 / 62
Mobile, Ala. 50.1 66.1 81.5 67.7 66.29 121 0.4 62 / 61
Montgomery, Ala. 46.6 64.3 81.8 65.4 54.77 108 0.4 59 / 52
Mt. Washington, N.H. 5.2 22.9 48.7 30.2 101.91 209 259.9 71
Nashville, Tenn. 36.8 58.5 79.1 59.9 48.11 119 10.1 62 / 58
Newark, N.J. 31.3 52.3 77.2 56.4 46.25 122 28.3 62
New Orleans, La. 52.6 68.2 82.7 70.0 64.16 114 0.2 55 / 51
New York, N.Y. 32.1 52.5 76.5 56.6 49.69 121 28.6 134 / 135
Norfolk, Va. 40.1 57.4 79.1 61.1 45.74 116 7.8 55 / 53
Oklahoma City, Okla. 36.7 59.7 82.0 62.0 35.85 83 9.5 64
Olympia, Wash. 38.1 47.4 62.8 49.7 50.79 163 16.7 62 / 55
Omaha, Neb. 21.7 51.4 76.7 53.2 30.22 99 30.1 67 / 68
Philadelphia, Pa. 32.3 53.1 77.6 57.2 42.05 117 20.8 63 / 61
Phoenix, Ariz. 54.2 70.2 92.8 74.6 8.29 36 trace 64 / 62
Pittsburgh, Pa. 27.5 49.9 72.6 52.5 37.85 152 43.6 51
Portland, Maine 21.7 43.7 68.7 47.7 45.83 129 70.4 63
Portland, Ore. 39.9 51.2 68.1 54.3 37.07 153 6.5 63 / 55
Providence, R.I. 28.7 48.6 73.3 53.0 46.45 124 36.0 50
Raleigh, N.C. 39.7 59.1 78.8 60.0 43.05 113 7.5 59
Reno, Nev. 33.6 48.6 71.3 52.0 7.48 51 24.3 61 / 54
Richmond, Va. 36.4 57.1 77.9 58.3 43.91 114 13.8 66 / 64
Roswell, N.M. 40.0 60.5 80.8 61.4 13.34 54 11.7 31 / 51
Sacramento, Calif. 46.3 58.9 75.4 64.4 17.93 58 trace 64 / 50
Salt Lake City, Utah 29.2 50.0 77.0 52.5 16.50 91 58.7 75
San Antonio, Texas 50.3 68.6 84.3 70.7 32.92 82 0.7 61 / 58
San Diego, Calif. 57.8 62.6 70.9 67.6 10.77 41 trace 63 / 60
San Francisco, Calif. 49.4 56.2 62.8 61.0 20.11 63 trace 76 / 69
Savannah, Ga. 49.2 65.3 82.1 67.1 49.58 111 0.4 53 / 48
Seattle-Tacoma, Wash. 40.9 50.2 65.3 52.7 37.07 155 11.4 59 / 52
Sioux Falls, S.D. 14.0 45.7 73.0 48.0 24.69 98 41.2 58
Spokane, Wash. 27.3 46.5 68.6 47.2 16.67 112 48.6 56
Springfield, Ill. 25.1 52.8 76.3 55.5 35.56 113 23.2 56
St. Louis, Mo. 29.6 56.6 80.2 58.3 38.75 111 19.6 46 / 67
Tampa, Fla. 61.3 71.5 82.5 75.8 44.77 106 trace 57
Toledo, Ohio 23.9 48.3 73.0 51.8 33.21 134 37.1 48 / 43
Tucson, Ariz. 51.7 66.0 86.5 70.5 12.17 53 1.2 63
Tulsa, Okla. 36.4 60.8 83.5 62.6 42.42 91 10.2 64
Vero Beach, Fla. 63.0 71.5 81.7 76.4 51.93 126 trace 20 / 18
Washington, D.C. 34.9 56.1 79.2 58.8 39.35 113 17.1 62 / 60
Wichita, Kan. 30.2 55.3 81.0 58.6 30.38 85 15.9 50
Wilmington, Del. 31.5 52.4 76.6 55.8 42.81 117 21.1 56 / 53
1. Based on 30-year period 1971–2000.
2. Includes ice pellets and sleet; data since April 1988 also include hail.
3. Based on years observed, indicated in final column.
4. Through 2003. Where two figures are shown, the first figure is for precipitation data, the second for snowfall data.
Source: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

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