Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia 

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Climate in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia

Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia gets 50 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Fort Oglethorpe averages 1 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 206 sunny days per year in Fort Oglethorpe. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Fort Oglethorpe gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 98 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 89 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 29
Rain: averages 50 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 1 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

6.8 / 6.5

Summer   /   Winter
May, September and October are the most pleasant months in Fort Oglethorpe, while January and July are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Fort Oglethorpe, GeorgiaUnited States
  50.4 in.38.1 in.
  1.3 in.27.8 in.
  98.4 days106.2 days
  206 days205 days
  89.2°85.8°
  29.0°21.7°
  7.57
  4.54.3
  728 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 Oglethorpe with an average high temperature of 89.2°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Georgia. In Fort Oglethorpe, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Fort Oglethorpe are May, October and September.


In Fort Oglethorpe, there are 39.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Georgia.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Fort Oglethorpe with an average of 29.0°. This is one of the coldest places in Georgia.


In Fort Oglethorpe, there are 73.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Georgia.


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


Humidity in Fort Oglethorpe can be uncomfortable during the summer, but comfortable for most of the year. The most uncomfortably humid months are July, August and June. The humid season runs from June-September and the most comfortable months are October-May.


February is the wettest month in Fort Oglethorpe with 4.9 inches of rain, and the driest month is October with 3.2 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 29% of yearly precipitation and 23% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 50.4 inches in Fort Oglethorpe means that it is wetter than most places in Georgia.


February is the rainiest month in Fort Oglethorpe with 9.2 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 6.2 rainy days. There are 98.4 rainy days annually in Fort Oglethorpe, which is less rainy 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 1.3 inches in Fort Oglethorpe means that it is snowier than most places in Georgia. January is the snowiest month in Fort Oglethorpe with 0.6 inches of snow, and 1 month of the year have significant snowfall.





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