Banks County, Georgia 

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Climate in Banks County, Georgia

Banks County, Georgia gets 51 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Banks County averages 1 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 218 sunny days per year in Banks County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Banks County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 102 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 88 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 30
Rain: averages 51 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 1 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Banks County is 7.7 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Georgia.

7.3 / 6.7

Summer   /   Winter
May, September and October are the most pleasant months in Banks County, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Banks, GeorgiaUnited States
  51.2 in.38.1 in.
  1.1 in.27.8 in.
  102.1 days106.2 days
  218 days205 days
  88.1°85.8°
  30.1°21.7°
  7.77
  4.94.3
  853 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 Banks County with an average high temperature of 88.1°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Georgia. In Banks County, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Banks County are May, September and October.


In Banks County, there are 31.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Georgia.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Banks County with an average of 30.1°. This is colder than most places in Georgia.


In Banks County, there are 65.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Georgia.


In Banks County, there are 0.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Georgia.


Humidity in Banks County can be uncomfortable during the summer, but comfortable for most of the year. The most uncomfortably humid months are July, August and June. The humid season runs from June-September and the most comfortable months are October-May.


February is the wettest month in Banks County with 5.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is April with 3.5 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 28% of yearly precipitation and 23% occurs in Summer, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 51.2 inches in Banks County means that it is wetter than most places in Georgia.


June is the rainiest month in Banks County with 9.6 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 6.7 rainy days. There are 102.1 rainy days annually in Banks County, which is about average compared to other places in Georgia. 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 1.1 inches in Banks County means that it is snowier than most places in Georgia. January is the snowiest month in Banks County with 0.6 inches of snow, and 1 month of the year have significant snowfall.





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