Moscow, Pennsylvania 

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Climate in Moscow, Pennsylvania

Moscow, Pennsylvania gets 48 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Moscow averages 63 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 173 sunny days per year in Moscow. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Moscow gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 131 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 79 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 15
Rain: averages 48 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 63 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Moscow is 6.5 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Pennsylvania.

6.5 / 10
July, August and June are the most pleasant months in Moscow, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Moscow, PennsylvaniaUnited States
  48.2 in.38.1 in.
  63.1 in.27.8 in.
  131.3 days106.2 days
  173 days205 days
  78.9°85.8°
  14.5°21.7°
  6.57
  3.64.3
  1565 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 Moscow with an average high temperature of 78.9°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Pennsylvania. In Moscow, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Moscow are August, July and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Moscow with an average of 14.5°. This is one of the coldest places in Pennsylvania.


In Moscow, there are 1.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Pennsylvania.


In Moscow, there are 152.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Pennsylvania.


In Moscow, there are 6.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Pennsylvania.


June is the wettest month in Moscow with 4.9 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.9 inches. The wettest season is Winter with 27% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 48.2 inches in Moscow means that it is one of the wettest places in Pennsylvania.


April is the rainiest month in Moscow with 12.6 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 9.7 rainy days. There are 131.3 rainy days annually in Moscow, which is about average compared to other places in Pennsylvania. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 24% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 63.1 inches in Moscow means that it is snowier than most places in Pennsylvania. January is the snowiest month in Moscow with 18.8 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Isolated & the least diverse area in the States! - 5/18/2018
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