Glen Allen, Virginia 

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Climate in Glen Allen, Virginia

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

Glen Allen averages 13 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 207 sunny days per year in Glen Allen. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Glen Allen 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 89 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 28
Rain: averages 44 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 13 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

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September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Glen Allen, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Glen Allen, VirginiaUnited States
  43.9 in.38.1 in.
  12.8 in.27.8 in.
  106.8 days106.2 days
  207 days205 days
  88.7°85.8°
  27.7°21.7°
  7.47
  4.54.3
  200 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 Glen Allen with an average high temperature of 88.7°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Virginia. In Glen Allen, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Glen Allen are May, September and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Glen Allen with an average of 27.7°. This is warmer than most places in Virginia.


In Glen Allen, there are 36.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Virginia.


In Glen Allen, there are 79.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Virginia.


In Glen Allen, there are 0.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Virginia.


August is the wettest month in Glen Allen 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 43.9 inches in Glen Allen means that it is about average compared to other places in Virginia.


July is the rainiest month in Glen Allen with 10.3 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 7.0 rainy days. There are 106.8 rainy days annually in Glen Allen, which is less rainy than most places in Virginia. The rainiest season is Summer 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 12.8 inches in Glen Allen means that it is about average compared to other places in Virginia. January is the snowiest month in Glen Allen with 4.8 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    one of the best areas - 5/16/2009
    we have lived here for almost 24 years and found the area to be a great place to live in general and to raiser the family. there are many things to do withon 20 miles... Read More


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