Glenside, Pennsylvania 

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Climate in Glenside, Pennsylvania

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

Glenside averages 20 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 202 sunny days per year in Glenside. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Glenside gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 107 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 85 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 24
Rain: averages 48 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 20 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Glenside is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Pennsylvania.

7.3 / 10
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Glenside, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Glenside, PennsylvaniaUnited States
  47.8 in.38.1 in.
  20.3 in.27.8 in.
  106.5 days106.2 days
  202 days205 days
  85.2°85.8°
  24.1°21.7°
  7.37
  4.14.3
  259 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 Glenside with an average high temperature of 85.2°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Pennsylvania. In Glenside, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Glenside are September, June and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Glenside with an average of 24.1°. This is one of the warmest places in Pennsylvania.


In Glenside, there are 14.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Pennsylvania.


In Glenside, there are 92.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Pennsylvania.


In Glenside, there are 0.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the warmest places in Pennsylvania.


July is the wettest month in Glenside with 5.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.8 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 28% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 47.8 inches in Glenside means that it is one of the wettest places in Pennsylvania.


April is the rainiest month in Glenside with 10.8 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 7.4 rainy days. There are 106.5 rainy days annually in Glenside, which is one of the least rainy places in Pennsylvania. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 20.3 inches in Glenside means that it is less snowy than most places in Pennsylvania. February is the snowiest month in Glenside with 7.9 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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