Oneonta, New York 

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Climate in Oneonta, New York

Oneonta, New York gets 42 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Oneonta averages 83 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 160 sunny days per year in Oneonta. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Oneonta gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 146 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 78 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 12
Rain: averages 42 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 83 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Oneonta is 6.2 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in New York.

6.2 / 10
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Oneonta, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Oneonta, New YorkUnited States
  41.7 in.38.1 in.
  82.6 in.27.8 in.
  145.9 days106.2 days
  160 days205 days
  78.3°85.8°
  12.1°21.7°
  6.27
  3.34.3
  1112 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 Oneonta with an average high temperature of 78.3°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in New York. In Oneonta, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Oneonta are July, August and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Oneonta with an average of 12.1°. This is colder than most places in New York.


In Oneonta, there are 1.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in New York.


In Oneonta, there are 157.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in New York.


In Oneonta, there are 13.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in New York.


June is the wettest month in Oneonta 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 20% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 41.7 inches in Oneonta means that it is drier than most places in New York.


January is the rainiest month in Oneonta with 14.6 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 10.1 rainy days. There are 145.9 rainy days annually in Oneonta, which is rainier than most places in New York. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 82.6 inches in Oneonta means that it is snowier than most places in New York. January is the snowiest month in Oneonta with 23.1 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Oneonta    8 Reviews
    Isolated and isolationist - 2/23/2013
    We have lived here for five years, and are looking to move. The town is fairly conservative and ethnically monotone. In fact, there is a history of racial... Read More

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    A wonderful place to raise your family! - 9/13/2010
    Our family has lived in Oneonta for the past 14 years. It is great! Oneonta is safe, friendly, active and serene. The hills will grab you and keep you. Whikle not NYC it... Read More

    Home Town Oneonta - 6/2/2009
    Well oneonta sucks, if it were not for the colleges, it would dry up. the cops suck, they are not trained the way they should be. down town is a ghost town all closed... Read More


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