Laflin, Pennsylvania 

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Climate in Laflin, Pennsylvania

Laflin, Pennsylvania gets 42 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Laflin averages 37 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 178 sunny days per year in Laflin. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Laflin gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 128 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 42 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 37 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Laflin 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 Laflin, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Laflin, PennsylvaniaUnited States
  41.5 in.38.1 in.
  36.8 in.27.8 in.
  128.1 days106.2 days
  178 days205 days
  83.9°85.8°
  16.7°21.7°
  6.97
  3.84.3
  728 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 Laflin with an average high temperature of 83.9°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Pennsylvania. In Laflin, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Laflin are June, September and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Laflin with an average of 16.7°. This is colder than most places in Pennsylvania.


In Laflin, there are 14.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Pennsylvania.


In Laflin, there are 137.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Pennsylvania.


In Laflin, there are 3.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Pennsylvania.


September is the wettest month in Laflin with 4.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.2 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 41.5 inches in Laflin means that it is drier than most places in Pennsylvania.


May is the rainiest month in Laflin with 12.2 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 9.3 rainy days. There are 128.1 rainy days annually in Laflin, 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 36.8 inches in Laflin means that it is snowier than most places in Pennsylvania. January is the snowiest month in Laflin with 12.7 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    laflin is the best place to live ! - 3/29/2007
    laflin is in the middle of wilkes-barre and scronton,pennsylvania. laflin is also very convinient, because it is on the west side of interstate 81. laflin's elevation is... Read More

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