Zip 39842 (Dawson, GA) 

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Climate in Zip 39842 (Dawson, GA)

Dawson (zip 39842), Georgia gets 50 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Dawson (zip 39842) averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 215 sunny days per year in Dawson (zip 39842). The US average is 205 sunny days.

Dawson (zip 39842) gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 84 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 91 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 34
Rain: averages 50 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 39842 zip code is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Georgia.

5.2 / 7.5

Summer   /   Winter
October, May and April are the most pleasant months in the 39842 zip code, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Dawson, GeorgiaUnited States
  50.3 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  84.1 days106.2 days
  215 days205 days
  90.8°85.8°
  34.4°21.7°
  7.47
  3.74.3
  349 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 39842 zip code with an average high temperature of 90.8°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Georgia. In the 39842 zip code, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the 39842 zip code are October, April and May.


In the 39842 zip code, there are 55.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Georgia.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the 39842 zip code with an average of 34.4°. This is warmer than most places in Georgia.


In the 39842 zip code, there are 40.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Georgia.


In the 39842 zip code, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Georgia.


Humidity in the 39842 zip code can be oppressive during the summer, but comfortable for most of the year. The most uncomfortably humid months are July, August and June. The humid season runs from June-September and the most comfortable months are October-May.


July is the wettest month in the 39842 zip code with 5.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is October with 2.7 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 30% of yearly precipitation and 19% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 50.3 inches in the 39842 zip code means that it is wetter than most places in Georgia.


July is the rainiest month in the 39842 zip code with 9.8 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 4.9 rainy days. There are 84.1 rainy days annually in the 39842 zip code, which is one of the least rainy places in Georgia. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 32% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 20% chance of a rainy day.


There is rarely any recorded snowfall in the 39842 zip code, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in Georgia. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in the 39842 zip code.





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