Auburn, Alabama 

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Climate in Auburn, Alabama

Auburn, Alabama gets 54 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 217 sunny days per year in Auburn. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Auburn gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 108 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 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 33
Rain: averages 54 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 1 inches of snow a year


The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Auburn is 7.5 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Alabama.

5.8 / 7.2

Summer   /   Winter
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Auburn, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Auburn, AlabamaUnited States
  53.6 in.38.1 in.
  0.5 in.27.8 in.
  108.0 days106.2 days
  217 days205 days
  705 ft.2443 ft.


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 Auburn with an average high temperature of 90.3°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Alabama. In Auburn, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Auburn are October, April and May.

In Auburn, there are 49.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Alabama.

January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Auburn with an average of 33.0°. This is about average compared to other places in Alabama.

In Auburn, there are 46.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Alabama.

In Auburn, there are 0.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Alabama.

Humidity in Auburn can be uncomfortable during the summer, but comfortable for most of the year. The most uncomfortably humid months are July, August and June. The humid season runs from June-September and the most comfortable months are October-May.

March is the wettest month in Auburn with 6.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is May 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 53.6 inches in Auburn means that it is drier than most places in Alabama.

July is the rainiest month in Auburn with 11.4 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 6.5 rainy days. There are 108.0 rainy days annually in Auburn, which is rainier than most 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 0.5 inches in Auburn means that it is about average compared to other places in Alabama. January is the snowiest month in Auburn with 0.3 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.

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    Reviews for Auburn    16 Reviews
    Bored to death - 4/10/2022
    Unless you’re a college student or under 30, dont move here cause there is nothing to do. I grew up here and the university used to bring in great concerts but these... Read More

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    A boring town trying to be bigger - 5/1/2020
    Went to Auburn University for 4 years and stayed living here for an additional year. First thing: if you aren’t in classes, dont care for college football, or don’t... Read More

    I love Auburn - 12/6/2010
    Auburn is a very nice place to live and raise a family. Compared to New York where i'm from, living in Auburn is much cheaper. This is a college town so there isn't any... Read More

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