Elkton, Tennessee 

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Climate in Elkton, Tennessee

Elkton, Tennessee gets 57 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Elkton averages 2 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 200 sunny days per year in Elkton. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Elkton gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 115 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 28
Rain: averages 57 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 2 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Elkton is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Tennessee.

7.4 / 10
May, September and October are the most pleasant months in Elkton, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Elkton, TennesseeUnited States
  56.6 in.38.1 in.
  2.0 in.27.8 in.
  115.1 days106.2 days
  200 days205 days
  89.2°85.8°
  27.8°21.7°
  7.47
  5.14.3
  656 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 Elkton with an average high temperature of 89.4°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Tennessee. In Elkton, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Elkton are May, October and September.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Elkton with an average of 27.8°. This is warmer than most places in Tennessee.


In Elkton, there are 41.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Tennessee.


In Elkton, there are 76.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Tennessee.


In Elkton, there are 0.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Tennessee.


December is the wettest month in Elkton with 6.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is August with 3.7 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 56.6 inches in Elkton means that it is wetter than most places in Tennessee.


December is the rainiest month in Elkton with 10.9 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 7.4 rainy days. There are 115.1 rainy days annually in Elkton, which is about average compared to other places in Tennessee. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 2.0 inches in Elkton means that it is one of the least snowy places in Tennessee. January is the snowiest month in Elkton with 0.8 inches of snow, and 2 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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