Jackson, Georgia 

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Climate in Jackson, Georgia

Jackson, Georgia gets 48 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Jackson averages 1 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 Jackson. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Jackson gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 94 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 91 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 30
Rain: averages 48 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 1 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Jackson is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Georgia.

7.4 / 10
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Jackson, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Jackson, GeorgiaUnited States
  47.5 in.38.1 in.
  0.6 in.27.8 in.
  93.5 days106.2 days
  221 days205 days
  91.4°85.8°
  29.7°21.7°
  7.47
  5.24.3
  705 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 Jackson with an average high temperature of 91.4°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Georgia. In Jackson, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Jackson are April, October and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Jackson with an average of 29.7°. This is colder than most places in Georgia.


In Jackson, there are 59.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Georgia.


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


In Jackson, 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 Jackson with 5.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is May with 3.0 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 27% of yearly precipitation and 23% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 47.5 inches in Jackson means that it is drier than most places in Georgia.


July is the rainiest month in Jackson with 9.3 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 5.9 rainy days. There are 93.5 rainy days annually in Jackson, which is less rainy than most places in Georgia. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 0.6 inches in Jackson means that it is snowier than most places in Georgia. January is the snowiest month in Jackson with 0.3 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.





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