Fayetteville, Georgia 

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Climate in Fayetteville, Georgia

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

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

On average, there are 220 sunny days per year in Fayetteville. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Fayetteville gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 110 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 32
Rain: averages 49 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 2 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Fayetteville is 7.5 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Georgia.

7.5 / 10
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Fayetteville, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Fayetteville, GeorgiaUnited States
  49.3 in.38.1 in.
  1.8 in.27.8 in.
  109.8 days106.2 days
  220 days205 days
  89.6°85.8°
  32.4°21.7°
  7.57
  5.14.3
  938 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 Fayetteville with an average high temperature of 89.6°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Georgia. In Fayetteville, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Fayetteville are May, October and September.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Fayetteville with an average of 32.4°. This is about average compared to other places in Georgia.


In Fayetteville, there are 40.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Georgia.


In Fayetteville, there are 50.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Georgia.


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


July is the wettest month in Fayetteville with 5.1 inches of rain, and the driest month is May with 3.4 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 27% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 49.3 inches in Fayetteville means that it is about average compared to other places in Georgia.


July is the rainiest month in Fayetteville with 11.1 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 6.9 rainy days. There are 109.8 rainy days annually in Fayetteville, which is one of the rainiest places in Georgia. The rainiest season is Autumn 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 1.8 inches in Fayetteville means that it is one of the snowiest places in Georgia. January is the snowiest month in Fayetteville with 1.1 inches of snow, and 1 month of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Fayetteville    6 Reviews
    Great schools! - 5/23/2011
    Moved here with my 3 sons and husband in spring of 2009 and am really impressed with the elementary and middle school here. (Spring Hill Elem. and Bennetts Mill Middle)... Read More

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    Rental Rates - 3/3/2011
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    Summer and Winter - 1/30/2010
    In Summer, it's hot and dry, 80-90F easily, every day. If there's a breeze it's more tolerable, otherwise, I find it pretty oppressive. Winter can be a bit more... Read More


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