Lithonia, Georgia 

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Climate in Lithonia, Georgia

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

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

On average, there are 218 sunny days per year in Lithonia. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Lithonia 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 89 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 33
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 Lithonia 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 Lithonia, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Lithonia, GeorgiaUnited States
  52.3 in.38.1 in.
  1.5 in.27.8 in.
  105.7 days106.2 days
  218 days205 days
  89.4°85.8°
  33.0°21.7°
  7.57
  5.24.3
  928 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 Lithonia with an average high temperature of 89.4°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Georgia. In Lithonia, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Lithonia are May, September and April.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Lithonia with an average of 33.0°. This is about average compared to other places in Georgia.


In Lithonia, there are 38.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Georgia.


In Lithonia, there are 43.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Georgia.


In Lithonia, 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 Lithonia with 5.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is April with 3.6 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 52.3 inches in Lithonia means that it is wetter than most places in Georgia.


July is the rainiest month in Lithonia with 10.3 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 6.7 rainy days. There are 105.7 rainy days annually in Lithonia, which is rainier than most 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 1.5 inches in Lithonia means that it is snowier than most places in Georgia. January is the snowiest month in Lithonia with 0.7 inches of snow, and 1 month of the year have significant snowfall.





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