Lester, West Virginia 

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Climate in Lester, West Virginia

BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Lester is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in West Virginia.

6.9 / 10
June, August and September are the most pleasant months in Lester, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Lester, West VirginiaUnited States
  42.3 in.38.1 in.
  50.3 in.27.8 in.
  150.3 days106.2 days
  157 days205 days
  79.4°85.8°
  21.3°21.7°
  6.97
  4.14.3
  2037 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 Lester with an average high temperature of 79.4°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in West Virginia. In Lester, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Lester are August, June and July.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Lester with an average of 21.3°. This is about average compared to other places in West Virginia.


In Lester, there are 1.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in West Virginia.


In Lester, there are 120.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in West Virginia.


In Lester, there are 2.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in West Virginia.


July is the wettest month in Lester with 5.1 inches of rain, and the driest month is October with 2.6 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 30% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 42.3 inches in Lester means that it is drier than most places in West Virginia.


January is the rainiest month in Lester with 14.9 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 9.3 rainy days. There are 150.3 rainy days annually in Lester, which is rainier than most places in West Virginia. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 20% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 50.3 inches in Lester means that it is snowier than most places in West Virginia. January is the snowiest month in Lester with 15.5 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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