Alexandria, Louisiana 

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Climate in Alexandria, Louisiana

Alexandria, Louisiana gets 59 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Alexandria averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 215 sunny days per year in Alexandria. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Alexandria gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 103 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 92 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 37
Rain: averages 59 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Alexandria is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Louisiana.

6.9 / 10
October, April and March are the most pleasant months in Alexandria, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Alexandria, LouisianaUnited States
  59.1 in.38.1 in.
  0.1 in.27.8 in.
  102.5 days106.2 days
  215 days205 days
  92.2°85.8°
  37.4°21.7°
  6.97
  64.3
  75 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.


August is the hottest month for Alexandria with an average high temperature of 92.9°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Louisiana. In Alexandria, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Alexandria are April, October and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Alexandria with an average of 37.4°. This is colder than most places in Louisiana.


In Alexandria, there are 80.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Louisiana.


In Alexandria, there are 27.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Louisiana.


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


December is the wettest month in Alexandria with 6.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is August with 3.6 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 28% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 59.1 inches in Alexandria means that it is drier than most places in Louisiana.


January is the rainiest month in Alexandria with 10.5 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 6.5 rainy days. There are 102.5 rainy days annually in Alexandria, which is about average compared to other places in Louisiana. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 0.1 inches in Alexandria means that it is snowier than most places in Louisiana. November is the snowiest month in Alexandria with 0.1 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Alexandria    7 Reviews
    Migraines - 3/10/2014
    I get migraines from rapid shifts of barometric pressure tornado and severe storms in Indiana we can go from 60 to 30 with snow in 24 hours. How does Alexandria compare... Read More

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    anyone know the twins... - 10/17/2009
    Lynette and Lynelle? I knew them when we were children and I'd love to talk with their Mom again. I only remember that they lived in Alexandria.... Read More

    City review - 9/1/2009
    I live in a great city if you are seeking to raise children. Good schools with low crime... Read More


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