Mountain City, Tennessee 

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Climate in Mountain City, Tennessee

Mountain City, Tennessee gets 47 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Mountain City averages 15 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 204 sunny days per year in Mountain City. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Mountain City gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 121 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 81 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 21
Rain: averages 47 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 15 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

7.3 / 10
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Mountain City, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Mountain City, TennesseeUnited States
  47.0 in.38.1 in.
  14.9 in.27.8 in.
  120.6 days106.2 days
  204 days205 days
  81.3°85.8°
  20.5°21.7°
  7.37
  4.44.3
  2418 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 Mountain City with an average high temperature of 81.3°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Tennessee. In Mountain City, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Mountain City are June, August and September.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Mountain City with an average of 20.5°. This is one of the coldest places in Tennessee.


In Mountain City, there are 2.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Tennessee.


In Mountain City, there are 135.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Tennessee.


In Mountain City, there are 2.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Tennessee.


May is the wettest month in Mountain City with 4.9 inches of rain, and the driest month is October with 3.0 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 28% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 47.0 inches in Mountain City means that it is drier than most places in Tennessee.


May is the rainiest month in Mountain City with 12.2 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 7.5 rainy days. There are 120.6 rainy days annually in Mountain City, which is rainier than most places in Tennessee. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 14.9 inches in Mountain City means that it is one of the snowiest places in Tennessee. February is the snowiest month in Mountain City with 4.9 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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