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The I-65 runs north-south through Athens, AL.
The I-565 runs north-south nearby from Mooresville, AL, to Huntsville, AL.
The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally cool winters.
In Athens, the summers are long, hot, and muggy; the winters are short, very cold, and wet; and it is partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 32°F to 89°F and is rarely below 18°F or above 95°F.
Athens, Alabama, has mild temperatures year round. Summers in Athens are usually hot and humid, with average high temperatures in the mid-90s and low temperatures in the mid-70s. The area generally sees a few days of temperatures over 100 degrees during the summer months. Winters in Athens are typically mild, with average high temperatures in the 50s and low temperatures in the 30s. The area rarely sees temperatures below freezing.
Spring and fall in Athens are pleasant, with average high temperatures in the mid-70s and low temperatures in the 50s. Rainfall is common throughout the year. Athens averages around 59 inches of precipitation per year, with precipitation falling more heavily during the winter months. The area has few days of snow each year and these events are usually light and short-lived.
Athens has a moderate risk of tornadoes, with an average of three tornadoes per year. The city is also at risk of severe thunderstorms, which can bring damaging winds, hail, and heavy rain. The area is also at risk of flooding, especially during the spring and summer months.
Athens, AL is in a very low risk hurricane zone. 24 hurricanes have been recorded in the Athens, AL since 1930. The largest hurricane was Andrew in 1992. The most recent Athens, AL hurricane was Lee in 2011.
The city was incorporated in 1818.
As of 2020, the city population is 25,406.
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