Columbus, Georgia 

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Climate in Columbus, Georgia

Columbus, Georgia gets 49 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 214 sunny days per year in Columbus. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Columbus gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 102 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 92 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 35
Rain: averages 49 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

7.3 / 10
October, May and April are the most pleasant months in Columbus, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Columbus, GeorgiaUnited States
  48.9 in.38.1 in.
  0.3 in.27.8 in.
  102.4 days106.2 days
  214 days205 days
  91.9°85.8°
  34.8°21.7°
  7.37
  3.64.3
  243 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 Columbus with an average high temperature of 91.9°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Georgia. In Columbus, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Columbus are October, April and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Columbus with an average of 34.8°. This is warmer than most places in Georgia.


In Columbus, there are 69.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Georgia.


In Columbus, there are 37.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Georgia.


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


March is the wettest month in Columbus with 5.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is October with 3.0 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 27% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 48.9 inches in Columbus means that it is about average compared to other places in Georgia.


July is the rainiest month in Columbus with 11.2 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 6.3 rainy days. There are 102.4 rainy days annually in Columbus, which is about average compared to other places in Georgia. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 30% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 20% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 0.3 inches in Columbus means that it is about average compared to other places in Georgia. December is the snowiest month in Columbus with 0.1 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Columbus    6 Reviews
    Columbus does Amazing!!! - 4/22/2020
    I was born and raised in this cesspool city. It's a beautiful city, which is why I give it 1 star, but other than that, jobs are few and far between. You want to make... Read More

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    Not the same city it once was - 12/29/2019
    Columbus used to be a great city, not so much anymore. The crime is out of control and there seem to be more people on government aid than not. The undesirables have... Read More

    Columbus ga is a nice place to live - 3/24/2019
    Columbus is a nice town. I have lived here my whole life. We are 1 1/2 hours from Atlanta and 3 1/2 hours from Florida. Which is great for short weekend getaways. . ... Read More


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