Zip 31808 (Fortson, GA) 

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Climate in Zip 31808 (Fortson, GA)

Fortson (zip 31808), Georgia gets 49 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Fortson (zip 31808) averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 214 sunny days per year in Fortson (zip 31808). The US average is 205 sunny days.

Fortson (zip 31808) gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 102 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 92 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 35
Rain: averages 49 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 31808 zip code is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Georgia.

7.3 / 10
October, May and April are the most pleasant months in the 31808 zip code, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Fortson, GeorgiaUnited States
  49.1 in.38.1 in.
  0.4 in.27.8 in.
  101.8 days106.2 days
  214 days205 days
  91.8°85.8°
  34.6°21.7°
  7.37
  3.64.3
  521 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 31808 zip code with an average high temperature of 91.8°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Georgia. In the 31808 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 31808 zip code are October, April and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the 31808 zip code with an average of 34.6°. This is warmer than most places in Georgia.


In the 31808 zip code, there are 68.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Georgia.


In the 31808 zip code, there are 38.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Georgia.


In the 31808 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.


March is the wettest month in the 31808 zip code with 5.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is October with 3.0 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 27% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 49.1 inches in the 31808 zip code means that it is about average compared to other places in Georgia.


July is the rainiest month in the 31808 zip code with 10.7 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 6.2 rainy days. There are 101.8 rainy days annually in the 31808 zip code, which is about average compared to other places in Georgia. The rainiest season is Autumn 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 0.4 inches in the 31808 zip code means that it is about average compared to other places in Georgia. January is the snowiest month in the 31808 zip code with 0.2 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.





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