Helen, Georgia is the only other incorporated municipality in White
mountain region encompassing the Appalachian mountains and
headwaters of the upper Chattahoochee River. Approximately 90 miles
northeast of Atlanta, Georgia. (Eastern Time Zone). White County is
comprised of 241.6 square miles. The Earth coordinates for Cleveland
(near geographical center of the county) are 34º58'N 83º76'W.
The average annual
temperature for White County is 56.3ºF. The average winter
temperature is 45.1ºF and the average summer temperature is 69.8ºF.
There are 3,649 average Heating Degree Days and 976 average Cooling
Degree Days. White County experiences about 69 inches of rainfall
per year with an annual average of about 2.4 inches of snowfall.
Note: Heating Degree Days is defined as the cumulative number of
degrees in a month or year by which the mean temperature falls
below 18.3°C/65°F. Cooling Degree Days is defined as the
cumulative number of degrees in a month or year by which the mean
temperature is above 18.3°C/65°F.
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