Climate Montgomery County Economic Development - Climate


The climate in Montgomery County can be described as moderate, with four distinct seasons. In the summer, temperatures average in the 80’s during the day and in the 50’s at night. In the winter, daytime and nighttime temperatures are usually in the 40’s and 20’s, respectively. According to the Virginia State Department of Climatology, our region experiences 60 percent sunshine, 40 inches of rain and 28 inches of snow annually.


Avg. Winter Temps.

Highs: 40’s
Lows: 20’s

Avg. Summer Temps.

Highs: 80’s
Lows: 50’s

Annual Snowfall

28 inches

Annual Rainfall

40 inches

Growing Season

161 days

Average Relative Humidity

66 percent


60 percent

Source: Virginia State Department of Climatology




As the map below depicts, Montgomery County has a very low risk for natural disasters resulting rom earthquakes, hurricanes and tornados.

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