Fort Payne, Alabama 

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Weather in Fort Payne, Alabama

The most pleasant months of the year for Fort Payne are May, September and October. In Fort Payne, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Fort Payne with an average high temperature of 88.4°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Alabama. January is the snowiest month in Fort Payne with 1.1 inches of snow, and 3 months of the year have significant snowfall. The most uncomfortably humid months are July, August and June.


Today's Weather - Fort Payne, AL

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Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms

71°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
OvernightSlight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms71° / 87°W 5 mph
Thursday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms then Mostly Cloudy71° / 89°W 5 mph
Friday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms71° / 88°W 5 mph
Saturday NightShowers And Thunderstorms Likely70° / 86°W 5 mph
Sunday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms70° / 84°W 5 mph
Monday NightShowers And Thunderstorms Likely69° / 82°NW 0 to 5 mph
Tuesday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms65° / 82°N 5 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 88 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 29
Rain: averages 55 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 3 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Fort Payne area is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Alabama.

7.4 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. 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.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January50° 29°
February54° 32°
March63° 38°
April71° 46°
May78° 55°
June86° 63°
July88° 68°
August88° 67°
September83° 60°
October73° 48°
November63° 39°
December52° 31°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Fort Payne
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Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
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January020101
February015111
March08100
April02100
May00100
June50100
July110110
August12090
September4080
October0270
November0890
December017110

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.


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Fort Payne, AL - 1/14/2014
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quality of life - 9/15/2013
great place to live. people are friendly once they get to know you. very tight knit community. low crime, great weather. no employment. awesome beauty! relocated from... Read More


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