Halifax County, Virginia 

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Climate in Halifax County, Virginia

Halifax County, Virginia gets 45 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 219 sunny days per year in Halifax County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Halifax County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 106 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 25
Rain: averages 45 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 6 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

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

Climate Averages
  Halifax, VirginiaUnited States
  44.8 in.38.1 in.
  5.7 in.27.8 in.
  106.4 days106.2 days
  219 days205 days
  87.6°85.8°
  24.5°21.7°
  7.57
  4.54.3
  462 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 Halifax County with an average high temperature of 87.6°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Virginia. In Halifax County, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Halifax County are May, September and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Halifax County with an average of 24.5°. This is about average compared to other places in Virginia.


In Halifax County, there are 30.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Virginia.


In Halifax County, there are 105.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Virginia.


In Halifax County, there are 0.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Virginia.


July is the wettest month in Halifax County with 4.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 3.0 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 27% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 44.8 inches in Halifax County means that it is wetter than most places in Virginia.


May is the rainiest month in Halifax County with 10.4 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 7.4 rainy days. There are 106.4 rainy days annually in Halifax County, which is less rainy than most places in Virginia. The rainiest season is Summer 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 5.7 inches in Halifax County means that it is less snowy than most places in Virginia. January is the snowiest month in Halifax County with 2.8 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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