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Salt Lake City, Utah Climate & Temperature

  • Salt Lake City, Utah, Usa is at 4046'N, 11157'W, 1289 m (4229 ft). See map.
  • Salt Lake City, Utah has a humid subtropical climate that is mild with no dry season, constantly moist (year-round rainfall). Summers are hot and muggy with thunderstorms. Winters are mild with precipitation from mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate. (Kppen-Geiger classification: Cfa).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Salt Lake City, Utah is situated in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 11.1 degrees Celsius (52 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 27.8 °C (50°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental. Salt Lake City, Utah Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 4°C (39.2°F) on average falling to -5.7°C (21.8°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 16.6°C (61.8°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 3.5°C (38.4°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 31.2°C (88.1°F) and average low temperatures are 15.7°C (60.3°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 18.5°C (65.3°F) during the day and lows of 4.9°C (40.8°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 410.9 mm (16.2 inches) which is equivalent to 410.9 Litres/m (10.08 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 3073 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Salt Lake City, Utah you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Amsterdam Island, French Southern Lands where you would find a Marine west coast climate.

Salt Lake City, Utah Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 2 (36) 6 (44) 11 (52) 16 (61) 22 (72) 28 (83) 33 (92) 32 (89) 26 (79) 19 (66) 10 (51) 3 (38) 18 (64)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (28) 1 (34) 5 (42) 10 (50) 15 (59) 21 (69) 26 (78) 24 (76) 18 (65) 12 (53) 5 (41) -1 (30) 11 (52)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (19) -4 (25) 0 (31) 3 (38) 8 (46) 13 (55) 18 (64) 17 (62) 11 (51) 5 (40) -1 (31) -6 (22) 5 (40)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 28 (1) 31 (1) 49 (2) 54 (2) 46 (2) 24 (1) 21 (1) 22 (1) 33 (1) 37 (1) 33 (1) 36 (1) 411 (16)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 9 (29) 8 (28) 9 (29) 8 (27) 7 (23) 5 (17) 4 (13) 5 (16) 4 (13) 6 (19) 7 (23) 8 (26) 80 (22)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 4h 05' 5h 39' 6h 52' 8h 54' 10h 32' 12h 14' 12h 27' 11h 05' 10h 18' 8h 29' 5h 50' 4h 21' 8h 24'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 9h 36' 10h 35' 11h 53' 13h 16' 14h 26' 15h 02' 14h 46' 13h 45' 12h 25' 11h 02' 9h 52' 9h 18' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 43 (57) 54 (46) 59 (41) 68 (32) 74 (26) 82 (18) 85 (15) 82 (18) 84 (16) 78 (22) 60 (40) 48 (52) 70 (30)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 29.4 38.8 49.6 61.3 69.5 72.7 69.6 61.2 49.7 38.2 29.1 25.8 49.5

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