Saratoga Springs, New York 

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Climate in Saratoga Springs, New York

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

Saratoga Springs averages 61 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 180 sunny days per year in Saratoga Springs. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Saratoga Springs gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 129 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 82 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 12
Rain: averages 44 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 61 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Saratoga Springs is 6.6 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in New York.

6.6 / 10
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Saratoga Springs, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Saratoga Springs, New YorkUnited States
  43.6 in.38.1 in.
  60.7 in.27.8 in.
  129.4 days106.2 days
  180 days205 days
  82.2°85.8°
  11.5°21.7°
  6.67
  3.54.3
  305 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 Saratoga Springs with an average high temperature of 82.2°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in New York. In Saratoga Springs, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Saratoga Springs are June, August and July.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Saratoga Springs with an average of 11.5°. This is colder than most places in New York.


In Saratoga Springs, there are 6.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in New York.


In Saratoga Springs, there are 148.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in New York.


In Saratoga Springs, there are 13.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in New York.


July is the wettest month in Saratoga Springs with 4.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.4 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 30% of yearly precipitation and 20% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 43.6 inches in Saratoga Springs means that it is drier than most places in New York.


May is the rainiest month in Saratoga Springs with 13.1 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 8.5 rainy days. There are 129.4 rainy days annually in Saratoga Springs, which is about average compared to other places in New York. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 26% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 60.7 inches in Saratoga Springs means that it is snowier than most places in New York. January is the snowiest month in Saratoga Springs with 19.6 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Saratoga Springs    21 Reviews
    Visit - 7/13/2019
    I came from buffalo New York home of the chicken wings and forgot my phone in the uber the people at the concert were very nice they let me and my friend and I leave and... Read More

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    People must have a weird view on what is beautifu - 4/5/2015
    Saratoga springs is one of the safest cities to live in. You don't really have to worry about getting shot, mugged, assaulted (Those things do happen, but no where near... Read More

    Proud of my Hometown - 1/27/2015
    Saratoga Springs is a "small" town with a bigger feel. When I moved away for work after graduating college, I was happy to say I was from Saratoga. "Oh what a pretty... Read More


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