Bay Shore, New York 

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Climate in Bay Shore, New York

Bay Shore, New York gets 46 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Bay Shore averages 26 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 203 sunny days per year in Bay Shore. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Bay Shore gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 113 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 82 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 24
Rain: averages 46 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 26 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Bay Shore is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in New York.

7.2 / 10
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Bay Shore, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Bay Shore, New YorkUnited States
  46.2 in.38.1 in.
  25.5 in.27.8 in.
  113.4 days106.2 days
  203 days205 days
  82.1°85.8°
  23.5°21.7°
  7.27
  3.74.3
  16 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

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.


July is the hottest month for Bay Shore with an average high temperature of 82.1°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in New York. In Bay Shore, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Bay Shore are June, August and July.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Bay Shore with an average of 23.5°. This is warmer than most places in New York.


In Bay Shore, there are 5.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in New York.


In Bay Shore, there are 94.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in New York.


In Bay Shore, there are 0.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in New York.


April is the wettest month in Bay Shore with 4.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.9 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 27% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 46.2 inches in Bay Shore means that it is about average compared to other places in New York.


April is the rainiest month in Bay Shore with 10.9 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 8.0 rainy days. There are 113.4 rainy days annually in Bay Shore, which is less rainy than most places in New York. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 25.5 inches in Bay Shore means that it is less snowy than most places in New York. February is the snowiest month in Bay Shore with 7.7 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Long Island is expensive - 2/26/2014
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