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Climate in Big Sandy, Tennessee

Big Sandy, Tennessee gets 54 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Big Sandy averages 5 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 198 sunny days per year in Big Sandy. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Big Sandy gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 107 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 27
Rain: averages 54 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 5 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Big Sandy is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Tennessee.

7.3 / 10
May, September and October are the most pleasant months in Big Sandy, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Big Sandy, TennesseeUnited States
  54.0 in.38.1 in.
  4.6 in.27.8 in.
  106.7 days106.2 days
  198 days205 days
  89.4°85.8°
  26.9°21.7°
  7.37
  4.34.3
  371 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 Big Sandy with an average high temperature of 89.4°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Tennessee. In Big Sandy, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Big Sandy are May, September and October.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Big Sandy with an average of 26.9°. This is warmer than most places in Tennessee.


In Big Sandy, there are 42.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Tennessee.


In Big Sandy, there are 80.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Tennessee.


In Big Sandy, there are 0.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Tennessee.


May is the wettest month in Big Sandy with 5.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is August with 3.2 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 28% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 54.0 inches in Big Sandy means that it is about average compared to other places in Tennessee.


May is the rainiest month in Big Sandy with 10.4 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 6.5 rainy days. There are 106.7 rainy days annually in Big Sandy, which is less rainy than most places in Tennessee. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 4.6 inches in Big Sandy means that it is snowier than most places in Tennessee. February is the snowiest month in Big Sandy with 2.0 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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