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Climate in Fort Jones, California

Fort Jones, California gets 22 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Fort Jones averages 12 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 234 sunny days per year in Fort Jones. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Fort Jones gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 73 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 26
Rain: averages 22 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 12 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Fort Jones is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in California.

7.3 / 10
June, September and May are the most pleasant months in Fort Jones, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Fort Jones, CaliforniaUnited States
  22.2 in.38.1 in.
  11.8 in.27.8 in.
  72.6 days106.2 days
  234 days205 days
  90.3°85.8°
  25.7°21.7°
  7.37
  3.24.3
  2759 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 Fort Jones with an average high temperature of 90.3°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in California. In Fort Jones, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Fort Jones are June, September and May.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Fort Jones with an average of 25.5°. This is one of the coldest places in California.


In Fort Jones, there are 43.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in California.


In Fort Jones, there are 136.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in California.


In Fort Jones, there are 0.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in California.


December is the wettest month in Fort Jones with 3.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is August with 0.3 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 47% of yearly precipitation and 7% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 22.2 inches in Fort Jones means that it is wetter than most places in California.


December is the rainiest month in Fort Jones with 10.6 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 1.8 rainy days. There are 72.6 rainy days annually in Fort Jones, which is rainier than most places in California. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 41% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 10% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 11.8 inches in Fort Jones means that it is snowier than most places in California. January is the snowiest month in Fort Jones with 4.5 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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