Anderson County, Tennessee 

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Climate in Anderson County, Tennessee

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

Anderson County averages 6 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 207 sunny days per year in Anderson County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Anderson County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 126 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 27
Rain: averages 53 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 6 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

7.4 / 6

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

Climate Averages
  Anderson, TennesseeUnited States
  53.3 in.38.1 in.
  5.5 in.27.8 in.
  126.2 days106.2 days
  207 days205 days
  87.5°85.8°
  27.1°21.7°
  7.47
  4.44.3
  1282 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 Anderson County with an average high temperature of 87.5°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Tennessee. In Anderson County, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Anderson County are May, September and June.


In Anderson County, there are 25.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Tennessee.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Anderson County with an average of 27.1°. This is warmer than most places in Tennessee.


In Anderson County, there are 84.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Tennessee.


In Anderson County, there are 0.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Tennessee.


The humidity can be uncomfortably heavy or close in Anderson County during the summer months. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year. July, August and June are the three most humid months in Anderson County.


December is the wettest month in Anderson County with 5.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is October with 3.0 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 28% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 53.3 inches in Anderson County means that it is about average compared to other places in Tennessee.


July is the rainiest month in Anderson County with 12.5 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 8.3 rainy days. There are 126.2 rainy days annually in Anderson County, which is rainier than most places in Tennessee. The rainiest season is Summer 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 5.5 inches in Anderson County means that it is snowier than most places in Tennessee. January is the snowiest month in Anderson County with 2.2 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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