St. Simons, Georgia 

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Climate in St. Simons, Georgia

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

St. Simons averages 0 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 St. Simons. The US average is 205 sunny days.

St. Simons gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 102 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 42
Rain: averages 48 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for St. Simons is 7.1 (10=best), which means it is one of the least comfortable places in Georgia.

7.1 / 10
April, October and November are the most pleasant months in St. Simons, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  St. Simons, GeorgiaUnited States
  48.2 in.38.1 in.
  0.1 in.27.8 in.
  101.7 days106.2 days
  221 days205 days
  91.0°85.8°
  42.1°21.7°
  7.17
  5.44.3
  10 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 St. Simons with an average high temperature of 91.0°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Georgia. In St. Simons, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for St. Simons are October, April and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for St. Simons with an average of 42.1°. This is one of the warmest places in Georgia.


In St. Simons, there are 51.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Georgia.


In St. Simons, there are 10.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Georgia.


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


August is the wettest month in St. Simons with 6.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is November with 2.2 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 35% of yearly precipitation and 19% occurs in Summer, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 48.2 inches in St. Simons means that it is drier than most places in Georgia.


August is the rainiest month in St. Simons with 12.2 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 5.8 rainy days. There are 101.7 rainy days annually in St. Simons, which is about average compared to other places in Georgia. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 33% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 19% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 0.1 inches in St. Simons means that it is less snowy than most places in Georgia. December is the snowiest month in St. Simons with 0.1 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for St. Simons    3 Reviews
    Nice for retired people - 3/23/2008
    nice place with a cute downtown. nice winter but summer are a way too humide and the nat bugs are very bad; they eat eat you to bone!!! the wages are low and not much to... Read More

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    living on the island - 6/25/2006
    It is beautiful, with the tree-lined streets and sunny beaches but it is also a very crazy place. Living on an island does something to people; it's as if all anyone... Read More

    St. Simons an Overview - 4/19/2006
    St. Simons is a beautiful little southern island. Real estate is over priced and the variety of people is low. It is a wonderful place to raise your children and to... Read More


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