Grantsville, West Virginia 

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Climate in Grantsville, West Virginia

BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Grantsville is 7.1 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in West Virginia.

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September, June and August are the most pleasant months in Grantsville, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Grantsville, West VirginiaUnited States
  46.1 in.38.1 in.
  24.1 in.27.8 in.
  148.6 days106.2 days
  175 days205 days
  84.8°85.8°
  20.3°21.7°
  7.17
  3.94.3
  712 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 Grantsville with an average high temperature of 84.8°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in West Virginia. In Grantsville, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Grantsville are September, May and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Grantsville with an average of 20.3°. This is colder than most places in West Virginia.


In Grantsville, there are 14.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in West Virginia.


In Grantsville, there are 129.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in West Virginia.


In Grantsville, there are 3.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in West Virginia.


May is the wettest month in Grantsville with 5.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is October with 3.1 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 28% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 46.1 inches in Grantsville means that it is wetter than most places in West Virginia.


January is the rainiest month in Grantsville with 14.7 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 9.4 rainy days. There are 148.6 rainy days annually in Grantsville, which is rainier than most places in West Virginia. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 24.1 inches in Grantsville means that it is about average compared to other places in West Virginia. January is the snowiest month in Grantsville with 8.6 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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