Ponchatoula, Louisiana 

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Climate in Ponchatoula, Louisiana

Ponchatoula, Louisiana gets 62 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Ponchatoula 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 Ponchatoula. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Ponchatoula gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 105 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 38
Rain: averages 62 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Ponchatoula is 7.0 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Louisiana.

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October, April and March are the most pleasant months in Ponchatoula, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Ponchatoula, LouisianaUnited States
  62.4 in.38.1 in.
  0.1 in.27.8 in.
  105.4 days106.2 days
  221 days205 days
  91.4°85.8°
  38.3°21.7°
  77
  5.74.3
  26 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 Ponchatoula with an average high temperature of 91.6°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Louisiana. In Ponchatoula, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Ponchatoula are April, October and March.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Ponchatoula with an average of 38.3°. This is about average compared to other places in Louisiana.


In Ponchatoula, there are 75.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Louisiana.


In Ponchatoula, there are 29.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Louisiana.


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


July is the wettest month in Ponchatoula with 6.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is October with 4.1 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 30% of yearly precipitation and 20% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 62.4 inches in Ponchatoula means that it is wetter than most places in Louisiana.


July is the rainiest month in Ponchatoula with 12.4 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 6.4 rainy days. There are 105.4 rainy days annually in Ponchatoula, which is rainier than most places in Louisiana. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 33% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 20% chance of a rainy day.


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





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    Reviews for Ponchatoula    1 Reviews
    the strawberry capital - 5/8/2006
    ponchatoula is a great town. there are lots of great neighborhoods and a couple of good churches. there is a lot of rec for kids but it is managed in an old mom and pop... Read More

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