Yorktown Heights, NY has a humid continental climate with warm summers and cold winters. Average temperatures can range from 28-90 degrees Fahrenheit throughout the year, depending on the season. In the summer months, average temperatures stay in the low to mid 80s with occasional heat waves making it into the 90s. Winters are typically cold and snowy, with average temperatures ranging from 28 to 40 degrees Fahrenheit and snowfall usually exceeding 20 inches each year. The area also experiences frequent precipitation all year round, typically in the form of rain or snow.
Yorktown Heights, New York gets 51 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Yorktown Heights averages 35 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 Yorktown Heights. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Yorktown Heights 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 82 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 18
Rain: averages 51 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 35 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Yorktown Heights is 7.0 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in New York.
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Summer / Winter
June, August and September are the most pleasant months in Yorktown Heights, while January and February are the least comfortable months.