South Boston, Virginia 

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Climate in South Boston, Virginia

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

South Boston averages 5 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 222 sunny days per year in South Boston. The US average is 205 sunny days.

South Boston gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 105 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 24
Rain: averages 44 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 5 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

7.5 / 10
September, May and June are the most pleasant months in South Boston, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  South Boston, VirginiaUnited States
  44.4 in.38.1 in.
  5.4 in.27.8 in.
  104.6 days106.2 days
  222 days205 days
  87.5°85.8°
  23.8°21.7°
  7.57
  4.54.3
  400 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 South Boston with an average high temperature of 87.5°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Virginia. In South Boston, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for South Boston are September, May and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for South Boston with an average of 23.8°. This is about average compared to other places in Virginia.


In South Boston, there are 29.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Virginia.


In South Boston, there are 109.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Virginia.


In South Boston, there are 0.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Virginia.


July is the wettest month in South Boston with 4.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 3.0 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 27% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 44.4 inches in South Boston means that it is wetter than most places in Virginia.


May is the rainiest month in South Boston with 10.3 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 7.2 rainy days. There are 104.6 rainy days annually in South Boston, 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 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 5.4 inches in South Boston means that it is one of the least snowy places in Virginia. January is the snowiest month in South Boston with 2.6 inches of snow, and 3 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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