Leesburg, Virginia 

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Climate in Leesburg, Virginia

Leesburg, Virginia gets 42 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Leesburg averages 21 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 200 sunny days per year in Leesburg. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Leesburg gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 116 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 23
Rain: averages 42 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 21 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Leesburg is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Virginia.

7.2 / 10
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Leesburg, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Leesburg, VirginiaUnited States
  42.0 in.38.1 in.
  20.8 in.27.8 in.
  116.4 days106.2 days
  200 days205 days
  86.9°85.8°
  22.8°21.7°
  7.27
  44.3
  338 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 Leesburg with an average high temperature of 86.9°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Virginia. In Leesburg, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Leesburg are September, May and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Leesburg with an average of 22.8°. This is colder than most places in Virginia.


In Leesburg, there are 23.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Virginia.


In Leesburg, there are 110.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Virginia.


In Leesburg, there are 0.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Virginia.


May is the wettest month in Leesburg with 4.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.7 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 27% of yearly precipitation and 20% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 42.0 inches in Leesburg means that it is drier than most places in Virginia.


May is the rainiest month in Leesburg with 11.9 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 8.1 rainy days. There are 116.4 rainy days annually in Leesburg, which is about average compared to other places in Virginia. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 20.8 inches in Leesburg means that it is snowier than most places in Virginia. January is the snowiest month in Leesburg with 7.5 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    An Affluent Suburban Haven - 3/21/2019
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    More expensive than most, but good jobs,lots to do - 5/10/2017
    Leesburg and the surrounding Loudoun County have high real estate costs, but also high paying jobs/careers. We are close enough to a major metro area (DC) to enjoy all... Read More

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