Howard borough, Pennsylvania 

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Climate in Howard borough, Pennsylvania

Howard borough, Pennsylvania gets 41 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Howard borough averages 32 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 Howard borough. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Howard borough gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 133 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 84 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 17
Rain: averages 41 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 32 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Howard borough is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Pennsylvania.

6.9 / 10
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Howard borough, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Howard borough, PennsylvaniaUnited States
  40.9 in.38.1 in.
  31.8 in.27.8 in.
  133.0 days106.2 days
  179 days205 days
  83.8°85.8°
  17.3°21.7°
  6.97
  3.64.3
  669 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 Howard borough with an average high temperature of 83.8°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Pennsylvania. In Howard borough, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Howard borough are June, September and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Howard borough with an average of 17.3°. This is colder than most places in Pennsylvania.


In Howard borough, there are 10.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Pennsylvania.


In Howard borough, there are 139.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Pennsylvania.


In Howard borough, there are 3.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Pennsylvania.


June is the wettest month in Howard borough with 4.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.4 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 30% of yearly precipitation and 19% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 40.9 inches in Howard borough means that it is drier than most places in Pennsylvania.


May is the rainiest month in Howard borough with 12.8 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 9.6 rainy days. There are 133.0 rainy days annually in Howard borough, 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 Spring with only a 24% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 31.8 inches in Howard borough means that it is about average compared to other places in Pennsylvania. January is the snowiest month in Howard borough with 9.8 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Howard...nice little town...but... - 5/29/2009
    The little town of Howard Pennsylvania. My hometown. I left in the late 80's for greener pastures and returned many years later to find that the town is dying.... Read More

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