Spanish Fort, Alabama 

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Climate in Spanish Fort, Alabama

Spanish Fort, Alabama gets 67 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 224 sunny days per year in Spanish Fort. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Spanish Fort gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 113 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 67 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

4.2 / 7.7

Summer   /   Winter
October, April and November are the most pleasant months in Spanish Fort, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Spanish Fort, AlabamaUnited States
  66.8 in.38.1 in.
  0.1 in.27.8 in.
  112.7 days106.2 days
  224 days205 days
  90.4°85.8°
  38.2°21.7°
  7.17
  5.64.3
  26 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 Spanish Fort with an average high temperature of 90.4°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Alabama. In Spanish Fort, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Spanish Fort are April, October and May.


In Spanish Fort, there are 55.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Alabama.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Spanish Fort with an average of 38.2°. This is one of the warmest places in Alabama.


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


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


Humidity in Spanish Fort can be stifling in the summer, but pleasant for most of the year. The most uncomfortably humid months are July, August and June. The humid season runs from May-September and the least humid months are October-April.


July is the wettest month in Spanish Fort with 7.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is October with 4.2 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 31% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 66.8 inches in Spanish Fort means that it is one of the wettest places in Alabama.


July is the rainiest month in Spanish Fort with 14.2 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 6.4 rainy days. There are 112.7 rainy days annually in Spanish Fort, 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.


An annual snowfall of 0.1 inches in Spanish Fort means that it is less snowy than most places in Alabama. December is the snowiest month in Spanish Fort with 0.1 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Best in South Alabama - 12/19/2008
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