Bedford, Virginia 

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Climate in Bedford, Virginia

Bedford, Virginia gets 44 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Bedford averages 10 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 215 sunny days per year in Bedford. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Bedford 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 87 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 25
Rain: averages 44 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 10 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

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

Climate Averages
  Bedford, VirginiaUnited States
  44.0 in.38.1 in.
  9.7 in.27.8 in.
  107.2 days106.2 days
  215 days205 days
  86.8°85.8°
  25.4°21.7°
  7.57
  4.54.3
  1004 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 Bedford with an average high temperature of 86.8°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Virginia. In Bedford, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Bedford are September, May and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Bedford with an average of 25.4°. This is about average compared to other places in Virginia.


In Bedford, there are 25.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Virginia.


In Bedford, there are 94.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Virginia.


In Bedford, there are 0.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Virginia.


July is the wettest month in Bedford with 4.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.9 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 28% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 44.0 inches in Bedford means that it is wetter than most places in Virginia.


May is the rainiest month in Bedford with 11.3 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 6.9 rainy days. There are 107.2 rainy days annually in Bedford, which is less rainy than most places in Virginia. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 9.7 inches in Bedford means that it is less snowy than most places in Virginia. January is the snowiest month in Bedford with 3.5 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Bedford    4 Reviews
    Cost of Living - 2/5/2009
    I've lived in Beford county for 17 years and the cost of living is great! I disagree with the person who said the cost of living is high. I bought a fairly new home on... Read More

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    bedford county - 1/8/2008
    this is a really nice area and friendly folks---but the cost of living and home prices are very high---it seems that groceries are a pricey item all and all you need... Read More

    Culture & Recreation-Not - 5/1/2006
    Little if any culture other than wals in the woods and visits to D-Day memorial. Elks home theater is only drama... Read More


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