Florence, Alabama 

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Climate in Florence, Alabama

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

Florence averages 2 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 199 sunny days per year in Florence. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Florence gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 109 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 29
Rain: averages 56 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 2 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

7.3 / 10
May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Florence, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Florence, AlabamaUnited States
  56.0 in.38.1 in.
  1.9 in.27.8 in.
  109.4 days106.2 days
  199 days205 days
  89.5°85.8°
  29.1°21.7°
  7.37
  4.84.3
  551 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.


August is the hottest month for Florence with an average high temperature of 89.7°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Alabama. In Florence, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Florence are May, October and September.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Florence with an average of 29.1°. This is colder than most places in Alabama.


In Florence, there are 43.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Alabama.


In Florence, there are 65.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Alabama.


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


December is the wettest month in Florence with 5.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is August with 3.5 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 28% of yearly precipitation and 23% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 56.0 inches in Florence means that it is about average compared to other places in Alabama.


May is the rainiest month in Florence with 10.3 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 6.9 rainy days. There are 109.4 rainy days annually in Florence, which is rainier than most places in Alabama. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 1.9 inches in Florence means that it is one of the snowiest places in Alabama. February is the snowiest month in Florence with 0.7 inches of snow, and 2 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Housing - 12/29/2010
    I am a 41 yr old female in search of a new life. I am not running I amj ust trying to find myself some happiness and I would like to know what I can rent there to make... Read More

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    POV Florence, Freeflowing - 2/26/2010
    A few years ago, while i was still living in Florence, the local newspaper did an article abt why the young educated people were leaving Florence. In my early 20's as i... Read More

    New in town - 9/10/2009
    we will relocate to Alabama, Muscle Shoals, Florence, Sheffield area.We would like a nice town to live in, where our two kids can grow up and would not cost us a... Read More


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