Average Annual Precipitation for Kansas





The tables below give yearly averages for rainfall plus snowfall at cities, towns and lakes in Kansas.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives in a year. There is also a count of the number of days with wet weather, when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The annual precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Eastern, Central and Western Kansas.

Eastern Kansas

Average yearly precipitation
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
79 Chanute 44.7 1134
83 Fort Scott 44.5 1130
93 Independence 45.4 1153
72 John Redmond Lake 37.2 944
90 Lawrence 39.4 1001
89 Leavenworth 41.3 1048
97 Olathe 40.7 1035
98 Perry Lake 39.2 995
93 Pomona Lake 38.6 981
98 Topeka 36.5 928

Central Kansas

Annual averages for rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
90 Concordia 28.4 721
73 Great Bend 27.3 693
78 Hutchinson 30.3 769
84 Lovewell Reservoir Dam 27.5 698
102 Manhattan 35.8 909
76 Marion Lake 33.9 862
85 Milford Lake 32.9 836
89 Salina 29.7 754
77 Tallgrass Prairie Preserve 33.6 852
85 Tuttle Creek Lake 33.8 859
87 Wichita 34.3 871
76 Wilson Lake 26.2 666

Western Kansas

Average amount of rain and snow a year
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
74 Colby 20.4 518
74 Dodge City 22.0 559
57 Elkhart 18.4 467
65 Garden City 19.6 497
81 Goodland 19.1 485
78 Keith Sebelius Reservoir 26.2 666
53 Liberal 21.1 536
61 Webster Reservoir Dam 25.4 645
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

Kansas Precipitation
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