Franklin County, New York 

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Climate in Franklin County, New York

Franklin County, New York gets 39 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Franklin County averages 90 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 Franklin County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Franklin County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 160 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 77 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 5
Rain: averages 39 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 90 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Franklin County is 5.8 (10=best), which means it is one of the least comfortable places in New York.

8.9 / 3

Summer   /   Winter
July, August and June are the most pleasant months in Franklin County, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Franklin, New YorkUnited States
  39.1 in.38.1 in.
  90.3 in.27.8 in.
  160.1 days106.2 days
  160 days205 days
  77.4°85.8°
  4.6°21.7°
  5.87
  2.94.3
  1395 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 Franklin County with an average high temperature of 77.4°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in New York. In Franklin County, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Franklin County are July, August and June.


In Franklin County, there are 1.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in New York.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Franklin County with an average of 4.6°. This is one of the coldest places in New York.


In Franklin County, there are 173.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in New York.


In Franklin County, there are 32.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in New York.


Humidity in Franklin County is generally quite low and comfortable. There are few days during the summer when the humidity becomes unpleasant. The most humid months (but still comfortable) are July, August and June.


July is the wettest month in Franklin County with 4.1 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.0 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 31% of yearly precipitation and 18% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 39.1 inches in Franklin County means that it is drier than most places in New York.


December is the rainiest month in Franklin County with 15.8 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 11.9 rainy days. There are 160.1 rainy days annually in Franklin County, which is rainier than most places in New York. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 24% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 90.3 inches in Franklin County means that it is snowier than most places in New York. January is the snowiest month in Franklin County with 20.6 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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