Raleigh County, West Virginia 

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Climate in Raleigh County, West Virginia

Raleigh County, West Virginia gets 43 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Raleigh County averages 46 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 156 sunny days per year in Raleigh County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Raleigh County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 151 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 80 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 21
Rain: averages 43 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 46 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Raleigh County is 7.0 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in West Virginia.

7 / 10
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Raleigh County, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Raleigh, West VirginiaUnited States
  42.6 in.38.1 in.
  46.0 in.27.8 in.
  151.1 days106.2 days
  156 days205 days
  80.2°85.8°
  21.3°21.7°
  77
  4.14.3
  2252 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 Raleigh County with an average high temperature of 80.2°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in West Virginia. In Raleigh County, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Raleigh County are June, August and July.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Raleigh County with an average of 21.3°. This is about average compared to other places in West Virginia.


In Raleigh County, there are 2.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in West Virginia.


In Raleigh County, there are 121.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in West Virginia.


In Raleigh County, there are 2.4 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 Raleigh County with 5.1 inches of rain, and the driest month is October with 2.7 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 30% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 42.6 inches in Raleigh County means that it is drier than most places in West Virginia.


January is the rainiest month in Raleigh County with 15.0 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 9.4 rainy days. There are 151.1 rainy days annually in Raleigh County, which is rainier than most places in West Virginia. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 20% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 46.0 inches in Raleigh County means that it is snowier than most places in West Virginia. January is the snowiest month in Raleigh County with 14.7 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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