White Plains, New York 

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Climate in White Plains, New York

White Plains, New York gets 51 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

White Plains averages 30 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 200 sunny days per year in White Plains. The US average is 205 sunny days.

White Plains gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 121 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 81 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 18
Rain: averages 51 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 30 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for White Plains is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in New York.

6.9 / 10
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in White Plains, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  White Plains, New YorkUnited States
  50.5 in.38.1 in.
  29.7 in.27.8 in.
  121.1 days106.2 days
  200 days205 days
  81.0°85.8°
  18.3°21.7°
  6.97
  3.64.3
  213 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 White Plains with an average high temperature of 81.0°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in New York. In White Plains, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for White Plains are June, August and July.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for White Plains with an average of 18.3°. This is warmer than most places in New York.


In White Plains, there are 7.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in New York.


In White Plains, there are 127.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in New York.


In White Plains, there are 4.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in New York.


September is the wettest month in White Plains with 4.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 3.1 inches. The wettest season is Winter with 26% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 50.5 inches in White Plains means that it is one of the wettest places in New York.


April is the rainiest month in White Plains with 11.5 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 8.9 rainy days. There are 121.1 rainy days annually in White Plains, which is less rainy than most places in New York. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 29.7 inches in White Plains means that it is less snowy than most places in New York. February is the snowiest month in White Plains with 9.0 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for White Plains    8 Reviews
    Recreation - 9/28/2009
    The city does a very good job promoting youth sports. They recently upgraded a number of sporting venues including the high school & middle school football fields &... Read More

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    Culture and Recreation - 9/30/2008
    I love living in White Plains there are many activities,reataurants and it's close to New York City.The only draw back to me is the occasional heavy and unpredictable... Read More

    Just Too Expensive - 4/20/2008
    It's a fantastic place to live and I wish I didn't have to move, but now that I'm looking to buy my first home outside my parents house (which was bought for 122,000... Read More


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