Shenandoah County, Virginia 

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Climate in Shenandoah County, Virginia

Shenandoah County, Virginia gets 37 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Shenandoah County averages 23 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 181 sunny days per year in Shenandoah County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Shenandoah County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 115 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 85 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 20
Rain: averages 37 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 23 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Shenandoah County is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Virginia.

7.3 / 10
September, June and August are the most pleasant months in Shenandoah County, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Shenandoah, VirginiaUnited States
  37.4 in.38.1 in.
  23.4 in.27.8 in.
  115.3 days106.2 days
  181 days205 days
  85.3°85.8°
  20.0°21.7°
  7.37
  4.24.3
  1256 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 Shenandoah County with an average high temperature of 85.3°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Virginia. In Shenandoah County, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Shenandoah County are September, June and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Shenandoah County with an average of 20.0°. This is one of the coldest places in Virginia.


In Shenandoah County, there are 17.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Virginia.


In Shenandoah County, there are 128.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Virginia.


In Shenandoah County, there are 1.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Virginia.


May is the wettest month in Shenandoah County with 3.9 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.3 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 29% of yearly precipitation and 19% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 37.4 inches in Shenandoah County means that it is one of the driest places in Virginia.


May is the rainiest month in Shenandoah County with 12.5 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 7.7 rainy days. There are 115.3 rainy days annually in Shenandoah County, which is about average compared to other places in Virginia. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 23.4 inches in Shenandoah County means that it is one of the snowiest places in Virginia. February is the snowiest month in Shenandoah County with 7.5 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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