Johnson City, Tennessee 

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Climate in Johnson City, Tennessee

Johnson City, Tennessee gets 44 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Johnson City averages 11 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 201 sunny days per year in Johnson City. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Johnson City gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 135 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 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 26
Rain: averages 44 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 11 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Johnson City is 7.5 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Tennessee.

7.5 / 10
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Johnson City, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Johnson City, TennesseeUnited States
  43.7 in.38.1 in.
  10.9 in.27.8 in.
  134.8 days106.2 days
  201 days205 days
  85.5°85.8°
  25.5°21.7°
  7.57
  4.84.3
  1634 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.


July is the hottest month for Johnson City with an average high temperature of 85.5°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Tennessee. In Johnson City, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Johnson City are September, May and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Johnson City with an average of 25.5°. This is colder than most places in Tennessee.


In Johnson City, there are 14.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Tennessee.


In Johnson City, there are 94.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Tennessee.


In Johnson City, there are 0.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Tennessee.


July is the wettest month in Johnson City with 5.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is October with 2.2 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 31% of yearly precipitation and 19% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 43.7 inches in Johnson City means that it is one of the driest places in Tennessee.


July is the rainiest month in Johnson City with 12.9 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 8.4 rainy days. There are 134.8 rainy days annually in Johnson City, which is one of the rainiest places in Tennessee. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 20% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 10.9 inches in Johnson City means that it is one of the snowiest places in Tennessee. January is the snowiest month in Johnson City with 4.0 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Johnson City    11 Reviews
    I LOVE THIS AREA! - 2/7/2018
    This place is beautiful beyond compare and SO MUCH TO DO! I have lived in 7 states and more cities and small towns. Never... have I found a place so rewarding. If you... Read More

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    MY THOUGHTS ON JOHNSON CITY - 3/28/2015
    WE MOVED HERE 2 YRS AGO AND HERE ARE MY PROS AND CONS: PROS: CHEAP APARTMENT RENTALS, BEAUTIFUL SCENERY. FRIENDLY PEOPLE WHO MIND THEIR OWN BUSINESS, SURROUNDED BY... Read More

    I do not recommend this city - 2/10/2015
    Johnson City is an impoverished city with a weird mix of rednecks, screwed-up vets, and college students.... Read More


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