Gloucester Point, Virginia 

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Climate in Gloucester Point, Virginia

Gloucester Point, Virginia gets 47 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Gloucester Point averages 4 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 Gloucester Point. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Gloucester Point gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 118 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 88 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 30
Rain: averages 47 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 4 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

7.5 / 10
May, September and October are the most pleasant months in Gloucester Point, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Gloucester Point, VirginiaUnited States
  47.2 in.38.1 in.
  3.8 in.27.8 in.
  118.4 days106.2 days
  215 days205 days
  87.6°85.8°
  30.0°21.7°
  7.57
  4.44.3
  36 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 Gloucester Point with an average high temperature of 87.6°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Virginia. In Gloucester Point, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Gloucester Point are May, September and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Gloucester Point with an average of 30.0°. This is one of the warmest places in Virginia.


In Gloucester Point, there are 25.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Virginia.


In Gloucester Point, there are 64.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Virginia.


In Gloucester Point, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Virginia.


August is the wettest month in Gloucester Point with 5.1 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 3.1 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 29% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 47.2 inches in Gloucester Point means that it is one of the wettest places in Virginia.


December is the rainiest month in Gloucester Point with 11.1 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 7.8 rainy days. There are 118.4 rainy days annually in Gloucester Point, which is rainier than most places in Virginia. 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 3.8 inches in Gloucester Point means that it is one of the least snowy places in Virginia. January is the snowiest month in Gloucester Point with 1.6 inches of snow, and 3 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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