Springfield, Virginia 

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Climate in Springfield, Virginia

Springfield, Virginia gets 45 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Springfield averages 20 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 197 sunny days per year in Springfield. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Springfield 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 25
Rain: averages 45 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 20 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Springfield is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Virginia.

7.3 / 10
September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Springfield, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Springfield, VirginiaUnited States
  44.8 in.38.1 in.
  19.5 in.27.8 in.
  118.3 days106.2 days
  197 days205 days
  86.5°85.8°
  25.1°21.7°
  7.37
  44.3
  246 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 Springfield with an average high temperature of 86.5°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Virginia. In Springfield, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Springfield are September, May and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Springfield with an average of 25.1°. This is about average compared to other places in Virginia.


In Springfield, there are 22.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Virginia.


In Springfield, there are 88.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Virginia.


In Springfield, there are 0.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Virginia.


July is the wettest month in Springfield with 4.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.9 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 27% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 44.8 inches in Springfield means that it is wetter than most places in Virginia.


May is the rainiest month in Springfield with 11.7 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 8.3 rainy days. There are 118.3 rainy days annually in Springfield, 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 19.5 inches in Springfield means that it is snowier than most places in Virginia. February is the snowiest month in Springfield with 7.0 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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