Rensselaer County, New York gets 43 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Rensselaer County averages 59 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 180 sunny days per year in Rensselaer County. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Rensselaer County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 131 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 81 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 13
Rain: averages 43 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 59 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Rensselaer 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 Rensselaer County, while January and December are the least comfortable months.