Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 

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Climate in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania gets 38 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 39 inches of rain per year.

Pittsburgh averages 27 inches of snow per year. The US average is 26 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 160 sunny days per year in Pittsburgh. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Summer High: the July high is around 84 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 22

Sperling's Comfort Index for Pittsburgh is a 52 out of 100
A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


Pittsburgh gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 80 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.


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  CLIMATEPittsburgh, PennsylvaniaUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)37.739.2
  Snowfall (in.)26.725.8
  Precipitation Days80.3102.0
  Sunny Days160205
  Avg. July High83.786.1
  Avg. Jan. Low21.522.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)5254
  UV Index3.44.3
  Elevation ft.8861443
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    Reviews for Pittsburgh    172 Reviews
    Brown - 4/3/2018
    This place has no sun. This winter has been hard. We are in April and Next 2 week forecast is rain, low temps. Of course we could get hurricanes, tornadoes, etc. but... Read More

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    Good and Bad..depends on what you are looking for - 11/28/2017
    Hi, born in Germany, grew up in Queens/Manhattan. Lived in Ohio, Cali, PA, CT, MI and Europe. Have traveled all over the states and the world. Have lived very rural to... Read More

    Pitts—burgh - 11/8/2017
    As a native that has always been in personal conflict with the non tolerant experiences I have lived through and practices of the majority here I can honestly state;... Read More

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