Zip 70744 (Holden, LA) 

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Climate in Zip 70744 (Holden, LA)

Holden (zip 70744), Louisiana gets 63 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Holden (zip 70744) 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 Holden (zip 70744). The US average is 205 sunny days.

Holden (zip 70744) gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 109 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 39
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 70744 zip code is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Louisiana.

3.4 / 7.8

Summer   /   Winter
October, April and March are the most pleasant months in the 70744 zip code, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Holden, LouisianaUnited States
  63.0 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  109.2 days106.2 days
  218 days205 days
  92.0°85.8°
  38.6°21.7°
  6.97
  5.64.3
  38 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 70744 zip code with an average high temperature of 92.3°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Louisiana. In the 70744 zip code, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the 70744 zip code are April, October and March.


In the 70744 zip code, there are 86.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in Louisiana.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the 70744 zip code with an average of 38.6°. This is about average compared to other places in Louisiana.


In the 70744 zip code, there are 26.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Louisiana.


In the 70744 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.


Humidity in the 70744 zip code can be stifling in the summer, but pleasant for most of the year. The most uncomfortably humid months are July, August and June. The humid season runs from May-September and the least humid months are October-April.


June is the wettest month in the 70744 zip code with 6.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is November with 4.1 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 63.0 inches in the 70744 zip code means that it is wetter than most places in Louisiana.


July is the rainiest month in the 70744 zip code with 12.9 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 6.6 rainy days. There are 109.2 rainy days annually in the 70744 zip code, which is rainier than most places in Louisiana. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 33% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 20% chance of a rainy day.


There is rarely any recorded snowfall in the 70744 zip code, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in Louisiana. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in the 70744 zip code.





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