Hicksville, NY Climate


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Hicksville, NY has a humid continental climate with cold winters and warm to hot summers. Average temperatures range from the low 20s in January to the high 70s in July. Precipitation is evenly distributed throughout the year, with an average of 45 inches per year. Snowfall typically occurs from December through March, with an average of 20 inches each season. Spring and autumn are mild and pleasant, with temperatures ranging between 40-70 degrees Fahrenheit.

Hicksville, New York gets 44 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Hicksville averages 23 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 173 sunny days per year in Hicksville. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Hicksville gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 124 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 83 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 25
Rain: averages 44 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 23 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Hicksville is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in New York.

8.9 Summer - 5.6 Winter
September, June and August are the most pleasant months in Hicksville, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateHicksville, New YorkUnited States
  44.4 in.38.1 in.
  22.7 in.27.8 in.
  123.8 days106.2 days
  173 days205 days
  83.1°85.8°
  25.2°21.7°
  7.37
  3.64.3
  148 ft.2443 ft.
Climate
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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 Hicksville with an average high temperature of 83.1°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in New York. In Hicksville, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Hicksville are June, September and August.
In Hicksville, there are 9.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in New York.
January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Hicksville with an average of 25.2°. This is warmer than most places in New York.
In Hicksville, there are 84.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in New York.
In Hicksville, there are 0.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in New York.
The humidity is usually comfortable in Hicksville but some summer months can be sticky or muggy. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year. The most humid months are July, August and June.
April is the wettest month in Hicksville with 4.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.8 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 44.4 inches in Hicksville means that it is about average compared to other places in New York.
May is the rainiest month in Hicksville with 12.2 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 8.3 rainy days. There are 123.8 rainy days annually in Hicksville, which is about average compared to other places in New York. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 22.7 inches in Hicksville means that it is one of the least snowy places in New York. February is the snowiest month in Hicksville with 7.4 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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If you need to live in the tri-state area, Hicksville is a good choice. Lots of amenities, train station, restaurants, etc. There is a large Indian population, which is  More

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Over 18 years ago

I live on Long Island, NY. The price of housing and the cost of living is very high. The weather is too humid in the summer and too cold in the winter.  More

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