Lancaster, New York gets 39 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Lancaster averages 85 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 157 sunny days per year in Lancaster. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Lancaster gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 162 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 81 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 18
Rain: averages 39 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 85 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Lancaster is 6.4 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in New York.
6.4 / 10
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Lancaster, while January and December are the least comfortable months.