Foley, Alabama 

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Climate in Foley, Alabama

Foley, Alabama gets 66 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Foley averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 226 sunny days per year in Foley. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Foley 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 38
Rain: averages 66 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Foley is 7.1 (10=best), which means it is one of the least comfortable places in Alabama.

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October, April and November are the most pleasant months in Foley, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Foley, AlabamaUnited States
  65.7 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  108.8 days106.2 days
  226 days205 days
  90.4°85.8°
  38.3°21.7°
  7.17
  5.64.3
  79 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 Foley with an average high temperature of 90.4°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Alabama. In Foley, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Foley are April, October and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Foley with an average of 38.3°. This is one of the warmest places in Alabama.


In Foley, there are 55.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Alabama.


In Foley, there are 25.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Alabama.


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


July is the wettest month in Foley with 7.9 inches of rain, and the driest month is April with 4.4 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 32% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Summer, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 65.7 inches in Foley means that it is one of the wettest places in Alabama.


July is the rainiest month in Foley with 13.4 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 6.2 rainy days. There are 108.8 rainy days annually in Foley, which is rainier than most places in Alabama. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 34% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 20% chance of a rainy day.


There is rarely any recorded snowfall in Foley, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in Alabama. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Foley.





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    Reviews for Foley    5 Reviews
    Returning to South Alabama soon it is awesome! - 5/5/2019
    Lovely place to live for retirees however traffic is getting bad as it is quickly turning into quite a tourist destination. The city has a darling downtown area as well... Read More

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    Pet friendly neighborhood - 7/11/2015
    Hi. Hubby and I are planning to move from Memphis TN down to the foley/daphne/Fairhope area. Now I spoke with the nice folks at BARC and was advised the number of dogs... Read More

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