Canton, Georgia 

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Climate in Canton, Georgia

Canton, Georgia gets 52 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 221 sunny days per year in Canton. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Canton gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 106 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 87 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 29
Rain: averages 52 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 2 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Canton is 7.6 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Georgia.

7.6 / 10
May, September and October are the most pleasant months in Canton, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Canton, GeorgiaUnited States
  52.2 in.38.1 in.
  1.9 in.27.8 in.
  106.3 days106.2 days
  221 days205 days
  87.0°85.8°
  28.9°21.7°
  7.67
  5.24.3
  965 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 Canton with an average high temperature of 87.0°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Georgia. In Canton, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Canton are May, September and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Canton with an average of 28.9°. This is one of the coldest places in Georgia.


In Canton, there are 22.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Georgia.


In Canton, there are 70.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Georgia.


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


March is the wettest month in Canton with 5.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is October with 3.6 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 28% of yearly precipitation and 23% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 52.2 inches in Canton means that it is wetter than most places in Georgia.


January is the rainiest month in Canton with 10.2 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 6.6 rainy days. There are 106.3 rainy days annually in Canton, which is rainier than most places in Georgia. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 28% 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 Canton means that it is one of the snowiest places in Georgia. January is the snowiest month in Canton with 0.9 inches of snow, and 2 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Canton    9 Reviews
    A Great Place for Retirees - 10/23/2018
    My husband and I moved here a year ago after having lived in South Florida for the better part of our lives. We are retired and love it up here. Property taxes and... Read More

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    I Like The Amount of Activity But Too Expensive - 8/12/2018
    I lived there for almost 2 years and I loved it. Most of the places to shop for groceries and clothing are about a 10 minute walk. When I lived there the apartment I... Read More

    Nice affordable town - 7/7/2013
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