Alabaster, Alabama 

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Climate in Alabaster, Alabama

Alabaster, Alabama gets 56 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Alabaster averages 1 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 211 sunny days per year in Alabaster. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Alabaster gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 120 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 91 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 33
Rain: averages 56 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 1 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Alabaster is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Alabama.

7.3 / 10
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Alabaster, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Alabaster, AlabamaUnited States
  56.1 in.38.1 in.
  0.6 in.27.8 in.
  119.6 days106.2 days
  211 days205 days
  90.7°85.8°
  33.3°21.7°
  7.37
  54.3
  502 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

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.


July is the hottest month for Alabaster with an average high temperature of 90.7°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Alabama. In Alabaster, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Alabaster are October, April and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Alabaster with an average of 33.3°. This is warmer than most places in Alabama.


In Alabaster, there are 53.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Alabama.


In Alabaster, there are 45.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Alabama.


In Alabaster, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Alabama.


February is the wettest month in Alabaster with 5.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is October with 3.5 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 27% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 56.1 inches in Alabaster means that it is wetter than most places in Alabama.


July is the rainiest month in Alabaster with 12.3 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 7.8 rainy days. There are 119.6 rainy days annually in Alabaster, which is one of the rainiest places in Alabama. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 0.6 inches in Alabaster means that it is about average compared to other places in Alabama. March is the snowiest month in Alabaster with 0.4 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.





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