Cottage Grove, Tennessee 

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Climate in Cottage Grove, Tennessee

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

Cottage Grove averages 5 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 196 sunny days per year in Cottage Grove. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Cottage Grove gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 109 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 26
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 Cottage Grove 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 Cottage Grove, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Cottage Grove, TennesseeUnited States
  54.1 in.38.1 in.
  4.8 in.27.8 in.
  108.7 days106.2 days
  196 days205 days
  88.6°85.8°
  26.4°21.7°
  7.37
  4.44.3
  574 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 Cottage Grove with an average high temperature of 88.6°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Tennessee. In Cottage Grove, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Cottage Grove are May, September and October.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Cottage Grove with an average of 26.4°. This is about average compared to other places in Tennessee.


In Cottage Grove, there are 36.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Tennessee.


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


In Cottage Grove, there are 0.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Tennessee.


May is the wettest month in Cottage Grove with 5.6 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 54.1 inches in Cottage Grove means that it is about average compared to other places in Tennessee.


May is the rainiest month in Cottage Grove with 11.0 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 6.6 rainy days. There are 108.7 rainy days annually in Cottage Grove, 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 4.8 inches in Cottage Grove means that it is snowier than most places in Tennessee. February is the snowiest month in Cottage Grove with 1.8 inches of snow, and 3 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    great place to live!!! - 8/17/2008
    I moved to Cottage Grove from California a little over 2 years ago when I retired. I have never lived anywhere that was more wonderful. The people are great. The life... Read More

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