The climate in Pittsburgh, PA is generally mild with warm summers and cold winters. During the summer months, temperatures average in the high 70s, while winter temperatures can drop to below freezing. The city receives a good amount of precipitation throughout the year, mostly in the form of rain with some light snowfall during the colder months. The area around Pittsburgh tends to experience foggy conditions that can reduce visibility during certain times of year. Overall, Pittsburgh has relatively mild seasons and temperatures that make it an ideal place to visit year-round.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania gets 38 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Pittsburgh averages 28 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 160 sunny days per year in Pittsburgh. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Pittsburgh gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 140 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 84 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 21
Rain: averages 38 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 28 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Pittsburgh is 7.1 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Pennsylvania.
9.1 / 4.9
Summer / Winter
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Pittsburgh, while January and February are the least comfortable months.