Wappingers Falls, New York 

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Climate in Wappingers Falls, New York

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

Wappingers Falls averages 36 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 168 sunny days per year in Wappingers Falls. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Wappingers Falls gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 120 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 36 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

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June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Wappingers Falls, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Wappingers Falls, New YorkUnited States
  47.3 in.38.1 in.
  36.3 in.27.8 in.
  120.0 days106.2 days
  168 days205 days
  84.3°85.8°
  17.8°21.7°
  77
  3.64.3
  157 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 Wappingers Falls with an average high temperature of 84.3°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in New York. In Wappingers Falls, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Wappingers Falls are June, September and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Wappingers Falls with an average of 17.8°. This is about average compared to other places in New York.


In Wappingers Falls, there are 13.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in New York.


In Wappingers Falls, there are 123.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in New York.


In Wappingers Falls, there are 3.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in New York.


October is the wettest month in Wappingers Falls 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 Wappingers Falls means that it is wetter than most places in New York.


May is the rainiest month in Wappingers Falls with 11.9 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 8.4 rainy days. There are 120.0 rainy days annually in Wappingers Falls, 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 36.3 inches in Wappingers Falls means that it is about average compared to other places in New York. January is the snowiest month in Wappingers Falls with 12.0 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Wappingers Falls    8 Reviews
    Suburban living at its best - 6/14/2013
    My family has lived in the village for 4 generations, myself for 22 years before I had to move away for grad school (and I'm eager to move back!). I absolutely love it... Read More

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    Use as commuter location - 8/6/2012
    Not a lot of jobs in this town; need to commute locally (Poughkeepsie) or to Westchester Country or... Read More

    WAPPINGERS FALLS NY CLIMATE - 5/30/2012
    The climate in Wappingers Falls is nice. In the Winter, the average temperature is 35F. In the Spring, the average temperature is 35F-45F. In the Summer, the average... Read More


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