Union Parish, Louisiana 

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Climate in Union Parish, Louisiana

Union County, Louisiana gets 57 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 214 sunny days per year in Union County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Union County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 95 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 33
Rain: averages 57 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 1 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Union Parish is 7.1 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Louisiana.

4.7 / 7

Summer   /   Winter
October, April and May are the most pleasant months in Union Parish, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Union, LouisianaUnited States
  56.8 in.38.1 in.
  0.9 in.27.8 in.
  95.3 days106.2 days
  214 days205 days
  92.0°85.8°
  33.0°21.7°
  7.17
  5.44.3
  150 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 Union Parish with an average high temperature of 92.3°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Louisiana. In Union Parish, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Union Parish are October, April and May.


In Union Parish, there are 68.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Louisiana.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Union Parish with an average of 33.0°. This is one of the coldest places in Louisiana.


In Union Parish, there are 48.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Louisiana.


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


Humidity in Union Parish can be stifling in the summer, but pleasant for most of the year. The most uncomfortably humid months are July, August and June. The humid season runs from May-September and the least humid months are October-April.


December is the wettest month in Union Parish with 5.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is August with 3.2 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 28% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 56.8 inches in Union Parish means that it is drier than most places in Louisiana.


December is the rainiest month in Union Parish with 9.1 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 6.0 rainy days. There are 95.3 rainy days annually in Union Parish, which is less rainy than most places in Louisiana. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 0.9 inches in Union Parish means that it is one of the snowiest places in Louisiana. January is the snowiest month in Union Parish with 0.6 inches of snow, and 1 month of the year have significant snowfall.





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