Quantico Base, Virginia 

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Climate in Quantico Base, Virginia

Quantico Base, Virginia gets 43 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Quantico Base averages 13 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 198 sunny days per year in Quantico Base. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Quantico Base 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 87 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 26
Rain: averages 43 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 13 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

7.4 / 10
September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Quantico Base, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Quantico Base, VirginiaUnited States
  42.5 in.38.1 in.
  12.9 in.27.8 in.
  118.0 days106.2 days
  198 days205 days
  87.4°85.8°
  25.8°21.7°
  7.47
  44.3
  268 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 Quantico Base with an average high temperature of 87.4°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Virginia. In Quantico Base, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Quantico Base are September, May and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Quantico Base with an average of 25.8°. This is warmer than most places in Virginia.


In Quantico Base, there are 27.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Virginia.


In Quantico Base, there are 86.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Virginia.


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


September is the wettest month in Quantico Base with 4.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.7 inches. The wettest season is Winter with 26% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 42.5 inches in Quantico Base means that it is drier than most places in Virginia.


May is the rainiest month in Quantico Base with 11.6 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 8.1 rainy days. There are 118.0 rainy days annually in Quantico Base, which is rainier 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 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 12.9 inches in Quantico Base means that it is about average compared to other places in Virginia. January is the snowiest month in Quantico Base with 5.0 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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