Glens Falls, New York 

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Climate in Glens Falls, New York

Glens Falls, New York gets 43 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Glens Falls averages 60 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 178 sunny days per year in Glens Falls. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Glens Falls gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 127 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 8
Rain: averages 43 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 60 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Glens Falls is 6.5 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in New York.

6.5 / 10
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Glens Falls, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Glens Falls, New YorkUnited States
  42.6 in.38.1 in.
  60.4 in.27.8 in.
  126.8 days106.2 days
  178 days205 days
  82.4°85.8°
  8.2°21.7°
  6.57
  2.94.3
  341 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 Glens Falls with an average high temperature of 82.4°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in New York. In Glens Falls, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Glens Falls are June, August and July.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Glens Falls with an average of 8.2°. This is one of the coldest places in New York.


In Glens Falls, there are 6.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in New York.


In Glens Falls, there are 163.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in New York.


In Glens Falls, there are 20.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in New York.


July is the wettest month in Glens Falls with 4.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.5 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 29% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 42.6 inches in Glens Falls means that it is drier than most places in New York.


May is the rainiest month in Glens Falls with 12.5 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 8.6 rainy days. There are 126.8 rainy days annually in Glens Falls, which is about average compared to other places in New York. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 26% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 24% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 60.4 inches in Glens Falls means that it is snowier than most places in New York. January is the snowiest month in Glens Falls with 20.4 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Glens Falls    8 Reviews
    Safe and courteous - 5/26/2019
    Glens Falls is a very courteous small city. I read somewhere it is the safest city for its size in U.S. Real estate very cheap ( nice 4 bedroom house for under... Read More

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    All the Charm of a Dressed Pig - 3/24/2013
    I moved to Glens Falls in 2009 from downstate, sucked in by their new facade and tempted by the surprisingly low cost of real estate. There's a reason why this area's... Read More

    Back to Growth - 9/6/2011
    I used to seriously dislike living near here. The town used to be falling apart, with no future, and not much to do. It has changed greatly in the past decade, from... Read More


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