Cherokee County, Alabama 

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Climate in Cherokee County, Alabama

Cherokee County, Alabama gets 53 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Cherokee County averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 209 sunny days per year in Cherokee County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Cherokee County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 101 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 29
Rain: averages 53 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Cherokee County is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Alabama.

7.4 / 10
May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Cherokee County, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Cherokee, AlabamaUnited States
  53.2 in.38.1 in.
  0.4 in.27.8 in.
  101.0 days106.2 days
  209 days205 days
  90.3°85.8°
  28.9°21.7°
  7.47
  4.74.3
  750 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 Cherokee County with an average high temperature of 90.3°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Alabama. In Cherokee County, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Cherokee County are May, October and April.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Cherokee County with an average of 28.9°. This is one of the coldest places in Alabama.


In Cherokee County, there are 47.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Alabama.


In Cherokee County, there are 70.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Alabama.


In Cherokee County, there are 0.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Alabama.


March is the wettest month in Cherokee County with 5.1 inches of rain, and the driest month is October with 3.4 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 28% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 53.2 inches in Cherokee County means that it is drier than most places in Alabama.


February is the rainiest month in Cherokee County with 9.4 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 6.3 rainy days. There are 101.0 rainy days annually in Cherokee County, which is less rainy than most places in Alabama. The rainiest season is Spring 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 0.4 inches in Cherokee County means that it is about average compared to other places in Alabama. January is the snowiest month in Cherokee County with 0.3 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.





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