Zip 70538 (Franklin, LA) 

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Climate in Zip 70538 (Franklin, LA)

Franklin (zip 70538), Louisiana gets 63 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Franklin (zip 70538) averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 218 sunny days per year in Franklin (zip 70538). The US average is 205 sunny days.

Franklin (zip 70538) gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 117 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 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 43
Rain: averages 63 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 70538 zip code is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Louisiana.

6.9 / 10
April, October and November are the most pleasant months in the 70538 zip code, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Franklin, LouisianaUnited States
  62.7 in.38.1 in.
  0.1 in.27.8 in.
  116.5 days106.2 days
  218 days205 days
  89.6°85.8°
  42.9°21.7°
  6.97
  5.84.3
  8 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.


August is the hottest month for the 70538 zip code with an average high temperature of 90.1°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Louisiana. In the 70538 zip code, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the 70538 zip code are April, October and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the 70538 zip code with an average of 42.9°. This is warmer than most places in Louisiana.


In the 70538 zip code, there are 48.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Louisiana.


In the 70538 zip code, there are 9.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Louisiana.


In the 70538 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 Louisiana.


June is the wettest month in the 70538 zip code with 7.9 inches of rain, and the driest month is April with 3.9 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 34% of yearly precipitation and 19% occurs in Summer, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 62.7 inches in the 70538 zip code means that it is wetter than most places in Louisiana.


July is the rainiest month in the 70538 zip code with 14.4 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 6.3 rainy days. There are 116.5 rainy days annually in the 70538 zip code, which is one of the rainiest places in Louisiana. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 35% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 19% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 0.1 inches in the 70538 zip code means that it is snowier than most places in Louisiana. December is the snowiest month in the 70538 zip code with 0.0 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.





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