King and Queen Court House, VA Climate


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United States / Virginia / No Metro Area / King and Queen County / King and Queen Court House / Zip Codes
King and Queen Court House, VA has a humid subtropical climate with hot, muggy summers and mild winters. The average temperature in the summer months ranges from the mid-80s to low-90s Fahrenheit. Winters are usually mild with temperatures typically ranging from the mid-30s to upper-50s Fahrenheit. This area receives an average annual precipitation of 45 inches, with most of it falling during the spring and summer months. Additionally, snow is possible in winter but accumulations are typically light due to the area's location on the coast.

King and Queen Court House, Virginia gets 44 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

King and Queen Court House averages 11 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 206 sunny days per year in King and Queen Court House. The US average is 205 sunny days.

King and Queen Court House gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 117 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 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 28
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 King and Queen Court House is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Virginia.

6.6 Summer - 6.5 Winter
May, September and October are the most pleasant months in King and Queen Court House, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateKing and Queen Court House, VirginiaUnited States
  44.0 in.38.1 in.
  11.2 in.27.8 in.
  116.7 days106.2 days
  206 days205 days
  90.3°85.8°
  27.6°21.7°
  7.37
  4.54.3
  26 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 King and Queen Court House with an average high temperature of 90.3°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Virginia. In King and Queen Court House, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for King and Queen Court House are May, September and October.
In King and Queen Court House, there are 46.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in Virginia.
January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for King and Queen Court House with an average of 27.6°. This is warmer than most places in Virginia.
In King and Queen Court House, there are 82.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Virginia.
In King and Queen Court House, there are 0.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Virginia.
Humidity in King and Queen Court House can be uncomfortable during the summer, but comfortable for most of the year. The most uncomfortably humid months are July, August and June. The humid season runs from June-September and the most comfortable months are October-May.
July is the wettest month in King and Queen Court House with 4.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.9 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 28% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 44.0 inches in King and Queen Court House means that it is wetter than most places in Virginia.
July is the rainiest month in King and Queen Court House with 11.1 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 8.2 rainy days. There are 116.7 rainy days annually in King and Queen Court House, which is about average compared to other places in Virginia. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 11.2 inches in King and Queen Court House means that it is less snowy than most places in Virginia. January is the snowiest month in King and Queen Court House with 4.5 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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