Orchard Park, NY has a humid continental climate with cold winters and warm to hot summers. The average high temperature during the peak of summer is around 78°F and the average low during the winter months is around 22°F. During the summer months, the area experiences heavy rain and thunderstorms, while in winter, snowfall is common. Due to its location near Lake Erie, lake-effect snow can be an issue for those living in Orchard Park as well, making it important to prepare for all types of weather conditions.
Orchard Park, New York gets 43 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Orchard Park averages 114 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 Orchard Park. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Orchard Park gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 166 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 79 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 16
Rain: averages 43 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 114 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Orchard Park is 6.2 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in New York.
9.2 / 3.2
Summer / Winter
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Orchard Park, while January and February are the least comfortable months.