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Amherst (zip 24521), Virginia, gets 44 inches of rain per year. The US average is 39. Snowfall is 14 inches. The average US city gets 26 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 72.

On average, there are 219 sunny days per year in Amherst (zip 24521), Virginia. The July high is around 87 degrees. The January low is 25. Sperling's comfort index for Amherst (zip 24521) is a 52 out of 100, where a higher score indicates a more comfortable year-around climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.

  CLIMATEAmherst, VirginiaUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  43.926739.2
  Snowfall (in.)  13.523125.8
  Precipitation Days  72102
  Sunny Days  219205
  Avg. July High  87.4286.1
  Avg. Jan. Low  25.28622.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  5254
  UV Index  4.44.3
  Elevation ft.  6921,443

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