Jackson County, AL Weather


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The most pleasant months of the year for Jackson County are May, October and September. In Jackson County, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. August is the hottest month for Jackson County with an average high temperature of 88.6°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Alabama. January is the snowiest month in Jackson County with 0.8 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 - Jackson, AL

7 AM PST

Mostly Sunny then Chance Showers And Thunderstorms

83°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TodayMostly Sunny then Chance Showers And Thunderstorms96° / 73°SW 0 to 5 mph
TuesdayChance Showers And Thunderstorms94° / 73°SW 0 to 5 mph
WednesdayShowers And Thunderstorms Likely89° / 70°SW 0 to 10 mph
ThursdayPatchy Fog86° / 68°NW 0 to 5 mph
FridayShowers And Thunderstorms Likely86° / 68°ESE 0 to 5 mph
SaturdayShowers And Thunderstorms Likely87° / 67°S 0 to 5 mph
SundayShowers And Thunderstorms Likely88° / 67°S 0 to 5 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 89 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 29
Rain: averages 56 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 2 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Jackson County area is 7 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Alabama.

7 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7.8. 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° 31°
March63° 38°
April72° 46°
May79° 55°
June86° 63°
July89° 67°
August89° 66°
September83° 59°
October73° 47°
November63° 38°
December52° 31°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Jackson
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January020101
February016101
March08100
April02100
May10100
June50100
July120100
August12080
September4080
October0270
November0990
December018110

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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