Average Temperatures and Rainfall for the United States

The average annual temperatures for the United States is 13°C/55°F.

Average annual rainfall for the United States is 1,039mm (41 inches).

What is the warmest or hottest month in the United States?

July is the hottest or warmest month in the United States, with an average maximum temperate of 30°C/86°F.

What is the coldest or coolest month in the United States?

January is the coolest or coldest month in the United States, with an average minimum temperate of -4°C/25°F.

What is the most rainy or wettest month in the United States?

June is the wettest or most rainy month in the United States, with an average rainfall of 102mm (4 inches).

What is the least rainy or driest month in the United States?

January is the driest or least rainy month in the United States, with an average rainfall of 68mm (3 inches).

What is the warmest or hottest state in the United States?

Florida is the hottest or warmest state in the United States, with an average maximum temperate of 24°C/75°F.

What is the coldest state in the United States?

Alaska is the coldest state in the United States, with an average maximum temperate of 3°C/37°F.

What is the most rainy or wettest state in the United States?

Louisiana is the most rainy or wettest state in the United States, with an average annual rainfall of 1,658mm (65 inches).

What is the least rainy or driest state in the United States?

Arizona is the least rainy or driest state in the United States, with an average annual rainfall of 195mm (8 inches).

Average Monthly Temperatures
Average Maximum Temperature Average Minimum Temperature
Average Monthly Rainfall
StateMin TempMax TempAvg TempRainfall
Alabama 13 24 18 1,603
Alaska -1 7 3 852
Arizona 13 28 20 195
Arkansas 11 22 17 1,494
California 12 24 18 261
Colorado 2 18 10 406
Connecticut 6 16 11 1,271
Delaware 8 18 13 1,323
Florida 19 29 24 1,585
Georgia 12 24 18 1,387
Hawaii 20 28 24 624
Idaho 2 16 9 399
Illinois 6 16 11 1,154
Indiana 6 17 12 1,193
Iowa 4 15 9 996
Kansas 8 20 14 932
Kentucky 8 20 14 1,410
Louisiana 16 26 21 1,658
Maine 3 13 8 1,287
Maryland 9 19 14 1,267
Massachusetts 5 16 11 1,341
Michigan 5 15 10 976
Minnesota 2 12 7 821
Mississippi 13 25 19 1,540
Missouri 8 20 14 1,122
Montana 0 14 7 509
Nebraska 4 17 11 764
Nevada 7 19 13 462
New Hampshire 3 15 9 1,196
New Jersey 8 18 13 1,388
New Mexico 5 22 14 291
New York 7 16 12 1,302
North Carolina 11 22 16 1,360
North Dakota 0 12 6 465
Ohio 6 17 11 1,245
Oklahoma 10 23 16 991
Oregon 6 18 12 934
Pennsylvania 6 17 12 1,303
Rhode Island 6 17 11 1,354
South Carolina 12 24 18 1,365
South Dakota 1 14 8 498
Tennessee 10 21 16 1,600
Texas 15 27 21 955
Utah 6 18 12 446
Vermont 0 10 5 1,409
Virginia 9 20 14 1,269
Washington 7 16 11 952
Washington, D.C. 11 20 15 1,247
West Virginia 7 18 12 1,297
Wisconsin 3 13 8 978
Wyoming 0 15 7 337
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