York, Pennsylvania 

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Climate in York, Pennsylvania

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

York averages 23 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 201 sunny days per year in York. The US average is 205 sunny days.

York gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 121 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 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 21
Rain: averages 42 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 23 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for York is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Pennsylvania.

7.2 / 10
June, September and May are the most pleasant months in York, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  York, PennsylvaniaUnited States
  41.9 in.38.1 in.
  23.2 in.27.8 in.
  120.6 days106.2 days
  201 days205 days
  86.0°85.8°
  21.3°21.7°
  7.27
  3.94.3
  387 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 York with an average high temperature of 86.0°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Pennsylvania. In York, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for York are September, June and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for York with an average of 21.3°. This is warmer than most places in Pennsylvania.


In York, there are 17.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in Pennsylvania.


In York, there are 113.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Pennsylvania.


In York, there are 1.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Pennsylvania.


September is the wettest month in York with 4.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.8 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 27% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 41.9 inches in York means that it is drier than most places in Pennsylvania.


May is the rainiest month in York with 12.4 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 8.4 rainy days. There are 120.6 rainy days annually in York, which is less rainy than most places in Pennsylvania. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 23.2 inches in York means that it is less snowy than most places in Pennsylvania. February is the snowiest month in York with 8.2 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for York    14 Reviews
    Great place to live and operate a business - 7/27/2020
    I have lived in York County for 13 years and operate a business (3 Monkeys Inflatables) here and I think it's a pretty nice place to live however just like anywhere... Read More

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    3/10 - 5/2/2020
    I lived in York for a year im from Brooklyn and York was pretty bad its a pretty boring place not much to do and all the stores in the downtown are out of shape im glad... Read More

    Full or drugs gangs and feins - 12/8/2019
    5 miles of drugs gangs and feins after dark it gets worst better off moving to Lancaster or... Read More


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