Bradford County, Pennsylvania 

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Climate in Bradford County, Pennsylvania

Bradford County, Pennsylvania gets 38 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 165 sunny days per year in Bradford County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Bradford County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 136 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 14
Rain: averages 38 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 43 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Bradford County is 6.7 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Pennsylvania.

9.1 / 4.5

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

Climate Averages
  Bradford, PennsylvaniaUnited States
  37.7 in.38.1 in.
  42.6 in.27.8 in.
  135.6 days106.2 days
  165 days205 days
  81.0°85.8°
  14.3°21.7°
  6.77
  3.14.3
  1372 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 Bradford County with an average high temperature of 81.0°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Pennsylvania. In Bradford County, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Bradford County are June, August and July.


In Bradford County, there are 6.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Pennsylvania.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Bradford County with an average of 14.3°. This is one of the coldest places in Pennsylvania.


In Bradford County, there are 154.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Pennsylvania.


In Bradford County, there are 8.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Pennsylvania.


Humidity in Bradford 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.


June is the wettest month in Bradford County with 4.1 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.1 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 30% of yearly precipitation and 19% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 37.7 inches in Bradford County means that it is one of the driest places in Pennsylvania.


May is the rainiest month in Bradford County with 12.7 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 9.7 rainy days. There are 135.6 rainy days annually in Bradford County, which is about average compared to other places in Pennsylvania. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 24% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 42.6 inches in Bradford County means that it is snowier than most places in Pennsylvania. January is the snowiest month in Bradford County with 12.0 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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