Madison County, Alabama 

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Climate in Madison County, Alabama

Madison County, Alabama gets 55 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Madison County averages 2 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 201 sunny days per year in Madison County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Madison County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 120 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 30
Rain: averages 55 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 2 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

7.3 / 10
May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Madison County, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Madison, AlabamaUnited States
  54.9 in.38.1 in.
  1.6 in.27.8 in.
  119.7 days106.2 days
  201 days205 days
  90.0°85.8°
  29.7°21.7°
  7.37
  4.94.3
  786 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.


August is the hottest month for Madison County with an average high temperature of 90.3°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Alabama. In Madison County, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Madison County are May, October and April.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Madison County with an average of 29.7°. This is colder than most places in Alabama.


In Madison County, there are 51.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Alabama.


In Madison County, there are 66.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Alabama.


In Madison County, there are 0.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Alabama.


December is the wettest month in Madison County with 5.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is August with 3.5 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 29% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 54.9 inches in Madison County means that it is about average compared to other places in Alabama.


December is the rainiest month in Madison County with 11.1 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 7.7 rainy days. There are 119.7 rainy days annually in Madison County, which is one of the rainiest places in Alabama. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 1.6 inches in Madison County means that it is snowier than most places in Alabama. January is the snowiest month in Madison County with 0.7 inches of snow, and 1 month of the year have significant snowfall.





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