Suffolk, VA has a humid subtropical climate with hot and humid summers and mild to cool winters. During the summer months, temperatures average in the mid-80s with high humidity making it feel even hotter. In the winter, temperatures typically range from the 40s to low 60s with occasional snowfall. The area experiences considerable rainfall throughout the year with an annual precipitation rate of about 44 inches in total. Suffolk is known to have a particularly wet season during April and May when up to 5 inches of rain can fall each month.
Suffolk, Virginia gets 48 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Suffolk averages 5 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 210 sunny days per year in Suffolk. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Suffolk 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 89 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 30
Rain: averages 48 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 5 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Suffolk is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Virginia.
6.5 / 6.7
Summer / Winter
May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Suffolk, while July and January are the least comfortable months.