Barbour County, West Virginia 

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Climate in Barbour County, West Virginia

Barbour County, West Virginia gets 49 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Barbour County averages 50 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 151 sunny days per year in Barbour County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Barbour County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 159 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 82 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 20
Rain: averages 49 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 50 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Barbour County is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in West Virginia.

6.9 / 10
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Barbour County, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Barbour, West VirginiaUnited States
  49.1 in.38.1 in.
  50.2 in.27.8 in.
  158.6 days106.2 days
  151 days205 days
  82.3°85.8°
  19.6°21.7°
  6.97
  3.44.3
  1689 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 Barbour County with an average high temperature of 82.3°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in West Virginia. In Barbour County, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Barbour County are June, September and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Barbour County with an average of 19.6°. This is colder than most places in West Virginia.


In Barbour County, there are 5.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in West Virginia.


In Barbour County, there are 130.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in West Virginia.


In Barbour County, there are 3.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in West Virginia.


July is the wettest month in Barbour County with 5.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is October with 3.2 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 29% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 49.1 inches in Barbour County means that it is one of the wettest places in West Virginia.


January is the rainiest month in Barbour County with 16.8 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 10.5 rainy days. There are 158.6 rainy days annually in Barbour County, which is rainier than most places in West Virginia. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 30% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 50.2 inches in Barbour County means that it is snowier than most places in West Virginia. January is the snowiest month in Barbour County with 16.6 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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