Pickens County, Alabama 

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Climate in Pickens County, Alabama

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

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

On average, there are 215 sunny days per year in Pickens County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Pickens County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 104 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 92 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 32
Rain: averages 55 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Pickens County is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Alabama.

7.2 / 10
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Pickens County, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Pickens, AlabamaUnited States
  55.0 in.38.1 in.
  0.2 in.27.8 in.
  104.0 days106.2 days
  215 days205 days
  92.2°85.8°
  32.3°21.7°
  7.27
  5.34.3
  268 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 Pickens County with an average high temperature of 92.2°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Alabama. In Pickens County, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Pickens County are October, April and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Pickens County with an average of 32.3°. This is about average compared to other places in Alabama.


In Pickens County, there are 72.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in Alabama.


In Pickens County, there are 52.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Alabama.


In Pickens County, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Alabama.


February is the wettest month in Pickens County with 5.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is September with 3.5 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 29% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 55.0 inches in Pickens County means that it is about average compared to other places in Alabama.


January is the rainiest month in Pickens County with 10.0 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 6.7 rainy days. There are 104.0 rainy days annually in Pickens County, which is about average compared to other 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 0.2 inches in Pickens County means that it is less snowy than most places in Alabama. January is the snowiest month in Pickens County with 0.2 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.





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