Hazleton, Pennsylvania 

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Climate in Hazleton, Pennsylvania

Hazleton, Pennsylvania gets 50 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Hazleton averages 47 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 179 sunny days per year in Hazleton. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Hazleton gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 126 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 50 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 47 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Hazleton is 6.6 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Pennsylvania.

6.6 / 10
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Hazleton, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Hazleton, PennsylvaniaUnited States
  50.2 in.38.1 in.
  47.1 in.27.8 in.
  125.9 days106.2 days
  179 days205 days
  79.3°85.8°
  14.6°21.7°
  6.67
  3.84.3
  1657 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 Hazleton with an average high temperature of 79.3°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Pennsylvania. In Hazleton, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Hazleton are August, July and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Hazleton with an average of 14.6°. This is one of the coldest places in Pennsylvania.


In Hazleton, there are 2.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Pennsylvania.


In Hazleton, there are 150.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Pennsylvania.


In Hazleton, there are 5.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Pennsylvania.


June is the wettest month in Hazleton with 5.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.9 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 28% of yearly precipitation and 20% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 50.2 inches in Hazleton means that it is one of the wettest places in Pennsylvania.


April is the rainiest month in Hazleton with 12.1 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 9.4 rainy days. There are 125.9 rainy days annually in Hazleton, 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 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 47.1 inches in Hazleton means that it is snowier than most places in Pennsylvania. January is the snowiest month in Hazleton with 14.1 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Hazleton    6 Reviews
    Arts and Culture - 8/21/2015
    I saw that arts and culture is a listed con for this city. This is simply untrue. This city has a great up and coming Arts... Read More

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    Hazleton, PA aka armpit of the world - 2/12/2015
    As a longtime resident of the Hazleton Area, I can tell you it is one of the worst places to live in this country and I am sorry that I didn't run the second I graduated... Read More

    hazleton lacks cultural and recreational activitie - 4/8/2010
    here you can go shopping or you can go to the lakes, not a lot other things to do. locals like to go hunting dear, ride motorcycles. a good thing is that you can drive... Read More


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