Delaware County, New York 

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Climate in Delaware County, New York

Delaware County, New York gets 45 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Delaware County averages 62 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 169 sunny days per year in Delaware County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Delaware County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 151 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 79 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 11
Rain: averages 45 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 62 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Delaware County is 6.2 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in New York.

6.2 / 10
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Delaware County, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Delaware, New YorkUnited States
  44.6 in.38.1 in.
  62.2 in.27.8 in.
  151.3 days106.2 days
  169 days205 days
  78.9°85.8°
  11.0°21.7°
  6.27
  3.24.3
  1820 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 Delaware County with an average high temperature of 78.9°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in New York. In Delaware County, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Delaware County are August, July and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Delaware County with an average of 11.0°. This is colder than most places in New York.


In Delaware County, there are 1.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in New York.


In Delaware County, there are 167.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in New York.


In Delaware County, there are 14.4 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 Delaware County with 4.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.5 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 28% of yearly precipitation and 20% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 44.6 inches in Delaware County means that it is about average compared to other places in New York.


January is the rainiest month in Delaware County with 14.5 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 11.0 rainy days. There are 151.3 rainy days annually in Delaware County, which is rainier than most places in New York. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 26% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 62.2 inches in Delaware County means that it is snowier than most places in New York. January is the snowiest month in Delaware County with 17.3 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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