South Hill, Virginia 

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Climate in South Hill, Virginia

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

South Hill averages 4 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 218 sunny days per year in South Hill. The US average is 205 sunny days.

South Hill gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 100 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 4 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for South Hill 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 South Hill, while January and July are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  South Hill, VirginiaUnited States
  44.3 in.38.1 in.
  3.8 in.27.8 in.
  100.2 days106.2 days
  218 days205 days
  89.7°85.8°
  27.5°21.7°
  7.57
  4.74.3
  449 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 Hill with an average high temperature of 89.7°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Virginia. In South Hill, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for South Hill are May, September and October.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for South Hill with an average of 27.5°. This is warmer than most places in Virginia.


In South Hill, there are 44.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in Virginia.


In South Hill, there are 82.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Virginia.


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


July is the wettest month in South Hill with 4.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 3.0 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 29% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 44.3 inches in South Hill means that it is wetter than most places in Virginia.


July is the rainiest month in South Hill with 9.8 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 6.7 rainy days. There are 100.2 rainy days annually in South Hill, which is one of the least rainy places in Virginia. The rainiest season is Summer 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 South Hill means that it is one of the least snowy places in Virginia. January is the snowiest month in South Hill with 1.7 inches of snow, and 3 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for South Hill    1 Reviews
    South Hill, Virginia - 9/21/2009
    This is a terrible town, if you go here you'll regret it. if you pass by in on your way to a better place. you will regret it. If you stop to eat here.. You'll regret... Read More

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