Powder Springs, Georgia 

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Climate in Powder Springs, Georgia

Powder Springs, Georgia gets 53 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 217 sunny days per year in Powder Springs. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Powder Springs gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 113 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 88 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 31
Rain: averages 53 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 2 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Powder Springs is 7.6 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Georgia.

7.6 / 10
May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Powder Springs, while January and July are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Powder Springs, GeorgiaUnited States
  52.8 in.38.1 in.
  1.7 in.27.8 in.
  112.5 days106.2 days
  217 days205 days
  87.8°85.8°
  30.9°21.7°
  7.67
  4.94.3
  945 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 Powder Springs with an average high temperature of 87.8°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Georgia. In Powder Springs, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Powder Springs are May, September and October.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Powder Springs with an average of 30.9°. This is colder than most places in Georgia.


In Powder Springs, there are 28.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Georgia.


In Powder Springs, there are 59.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Georgia.


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


July is the wettest month in Powder Springs with 5.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is October with 3.6 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 27% of yearly precipitation and 23% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 52.8 inches in Powder Springs means that it is wetter than most places in Georgia.


July is the rainiest month in Powder Springs with 11.3 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 7.2 rainy days. There are 112.5 rainy days annually in Powder Springs, 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 1.7 inches in Powder Springs means that it is one of the snowiest places in Georgia. January is the snowiest month in Powder Springs with 0.6 inches of snow, and 2 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Powder Springs    3 Reviews
    Great in theory. - 3/29/2018
    I have spent over a decade living in Powder Springs and if you take anything from my review let it be it's a great place to live if you have money and are Caucasian but... Read More

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    Traffic - 7/27/2006
    Too many cars, too few direct routes, too few left turn lanes. The traffic here is bad just about all the time, not just "rush hour". Going to the YMCA can be a... Read More

    Housing - 8/22/2005
    Powder Springs is great! It's a wonderful place to raise a family. Good schools, incredibly cheap housing, cute, with an old-south charm. The people are remarkably... Read More


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