Hancock County, Tennessee 

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Climate in Hancock County, Tennessee

Hancock County, Tennessee gets 47 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Hancock County averages 10 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 200 sunny days per year in Hancock County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Hancock County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 116 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 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 24
Rain: averages 47 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 10 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Hancock County is 7.5 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Tennessee.

7.5 / 10
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Hancock County, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Hancock, TennesseeUnited States
  47.4 in.38.1 in.
  9.6 in.27.8 in.
  115.8 days106.2 days
  200 days205 days
  85.5°85.8°
  23.6°21.7°
  7.57
  4.44.3
  1520 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 Hancock County with an average high temperature of 85.5°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Tennessee. In Hancock County, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Hancock County are September, May and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Hancock County with an average of 23.6°. This is one of the coldest places in Tennessee.


In Hancock County, there are 12.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Tennessee.


In Hancock County, there are 106.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Tennessee.


In Hancock County, there are 1.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Tennessee.


May is the wettest month in Hancock County with 4.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is October with 2.7 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 27% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 47.4 inches in Hancock County means that it is drier than most places in Tennessee.


July is the rainiest month in Hancock County with 11.1 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 7.3 rainy days. There are 115.8 rainy days annually in Hancock County, which is about average compared to other places in Tennessee. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 20% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 9.6 inches in Hancock County means that it is snowier than most places in Tennessee. January is the snowiest month in Hancock County with 4.1 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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