Chemung County, New York 

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Climate in Chemung County, New York

Chemung County, New York gets 36 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Chemung County averages 43 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 162 sunny days per year in Chemung County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Chemung County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 141 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 81 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 13
Rain: averages 36 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 43 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Chemung County is 6.6 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in New York.

6.6 / 10
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Chemung County, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Chemung, New YorkUnited States
  36.0 in.38.1 in.
  42.9 in.27.8 in.
  140.9 days106.2 days
  162 days205 days
  81.2°85.8°
  13.3°21.7°
  6.67
  3.34.3
  1302 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 Chemung County with an average high temperature of 81.2°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in New York. In Chemung County, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Chemung County are June, August and July.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Chemung County with an average of 13.3°. This is colder than most places in New York.


In Chemung County, there are 6.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in New York.


In Chemung County, there are 160.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in New York.


In Chemung County, there are 9.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in New York.


June is the wettest month in Chemung County with 4.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 1.8 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 32% of yearly precipitation and 17% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 36.0 inches in Chemung County means that it is one of the driest places in New York.


May is the rainiest month in Chemung County with 13.0 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 9.7 rainy days. There are 140.9 rainy days annually in Chemung County, which is rainier than most places in New York. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 26% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 24% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 42.9 inches in Chemung County means that it is about average compared to other places in New York. January is the snowiest month in Chemung County with 10.7 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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