Clarksburg Metro Area, West Virginia 

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Climate in Clarksburg Metro Area, West Virginia

Clarksburg Metro Area, West Virginia gets 47 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Clarksburg Metro Area averages 33 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 152 sunny days per year in Clarksburg Metro Area. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Clarksburg Metro Area gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 155 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 83 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 21
Rain: averages 47 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 33 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Clarksburg metro area 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 the Clarksburg metro area, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Clarksburg, West VirginiaUnited States
  46.9 in.38.1 in.
  32.6 in.27.8 in.
  155.2 days106.2 days
  152 days205 days
  83.4°85.8°
  20.9°21.7°
  77
  3.74.3
  1198 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 the Clarksburg metro area with an average high temperature of 83.4°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in West Virginia. In the Clarksburg metro area, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the Clarksburg metro area are September, June and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the Clarksburg metro area with an average of 20.9°. This is colder than most places in West Virginia.


In the Clarksburg metro area, there are 8.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in West Virginia.


In the Clarksburg metro area, there are 122.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in West Virginia.


In the Clarksburg metro area, there are 2.6 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 the Clarksburg metro area with 5.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is October with 3.1 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 46.9 inches in the Clarksburg metro area means that it is wetter than most places in West Virginia.


January is the rainiest month in the Clarksburg metro area with 16.0 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 10.2 rainy days. There are 155.2 rainy days annually in the Clarksburg metro area, which is rainier than most places in West Virginia. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 32.6 inches in the Clarksburg metro area means that it is snowier than most places in West Virginia. January is the snowiest month in the Clarksburg metro area with 11.4 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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