Newburgh, New York 

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Climate in Newburgh, New York

Newburgh, New York gets 47 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Newburgh averages 37 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 191 sunny days per year in Newburgh. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Newburgh gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 119 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 84 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 18
Rain: averages 47 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 37 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Newburgh is 7.0 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in New York.

7 / 10
June, August and September are the most pleasant months in Newburgh, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Newburgh, New YorkUnited States
  47.3 in.38.1 in.
  36.8 in.27.8 in.
  119.3 days106.2 days
  191 days205 days
  83.7°85.8°
  17.7°21.7°
  77
  3.64.3
  131 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 Newburgh with an average high temperature of 83.7°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in New York. In Newburgh, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Newburgh are June, September and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Newburgh with an average of 17.7°. This is about average compared to other places in New York.


In Newburgh, there are 11.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in New York.


In Newburgh, there are 122.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in New York.


In Newburgh, there are 3.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in New York.


October is the wettest month in Newburgh with 4.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.8 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 28% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 47.3 inches in Newburgh means that it is wetter than most places in New York.


May is the rainiest month in Newburgh with 11.9 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 8.3 rainy days. There are 119.3 rainy days annually in Newburgh, which is less rainy than most places in New York. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 36.8 inches in Newburgh means that it is about average compared to other places in New York. January is the snowiest month in Newburgh with 12.0 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    A city struggling to regain its former glory - 7/29/2009
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    Great cost of living - 12/23/2008
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    Enjoy some of the best cultural activities from th - 1/9/2008
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