Zip 24602 (Bandy, VA) 

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Climate in Zip 24602 (Bandy, VA)

Bandy (zip 24602), Virginia gets 42 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Bandy (zip 24602) averages 22 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 159 sunny days per year in Bandy (zip 24602). The US average is 205 sunny days.

Bandy (zip 24602) gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 129 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 83 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 22
Rain: averages 42 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 22 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 24602 zip code is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Virginia.

8.8 / 5.4

Summer   /   Winter
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in the 24602 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Bandy, VirginiaUnited States
  41.9 in.38.1 in.
  22.4 in.27.8 in.
  128.6 days106.2 days
  159 days205 days
  83.2°85.8°
  21.8°21.7°
  7.37
  44.3
  2382 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 24602 zip code with an average high temperature of 83.2°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Virginia. In the 24602 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 24602 zip code are September, June and August.


In the 24602 zip code, there are 4.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Virginia.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the 24602 zip code with an average of 21.8°. This is colder than most places in Virginia.


In the 24602 zip code, there are 120.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Virginia.


In the 24602 zip code, there are 1.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Virginia.


The humidity is usually comfortable in the 24602 zip code but some summer months can be sticky or muggy. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year. The most humid months are July, August and June.


July is the wettest month in the 24602 zip code with 4.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is October with 2.5 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 29% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 41.9 inches in the 24602 zip code means that it is drier than most places in Virginia.


May is the rainiest month in the 24602 zip code with 12.5 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 7.9 rainy days. There are 128.6 rainy days annually in the 24602 zip code, which is one of the rainiest places in Virginia. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 22.4 inches in the 24602 zip code means that it is one of the snowiest places in Virginia. January is the snowiest month in the 24602 zip code with 7.2 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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