York County, Pennsylvania 

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Climate in York County, Pennsylvania

York County, Pennsylvania gets 43 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

York County averages 26 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 199 sunny days per year in York County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

York County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 121 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 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 21
Rain: averages 43 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 26 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for York County is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Pennsylvania.

7.2 / 10
June, September and May are the most pleasant months in York County, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  York, PennsylvaniaUnited States
  42.8 in.38.1 in.
  25.6 in.27.8 in.
  120.6 days106.2 days
  199 days205 days
  85.8°85.8°
  21.4°21.7°
  7.27
  3.94.3
  605 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 York County with an average high temperature of 85.8°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Pennsylvania. In York County, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for York County are September, June and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for York County with an average of 21.4°. This is warmer than most places in Pennsylvania.


In York County, there are 16.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Pennsylvania.


In York County, there are 112.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Pennsylvania.


In York County, there are 1.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Pennsylvania.


September is the wettest month in York County with 4.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.8 inches. The wettest season is Winter with 26% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 42.8 inches in York County means that it is about average compared to other places in Pennsylvania.


May is the rainiest month in York County with 12.3 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 8.5 rainy days. There are 120.6 rainy days annually in York County, which is less rainy than most places in Pennsylvania. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 25.6 inches in York County means that it is less snowy than most places in Pennsylvania. February is the snowiest month in York County with 8.9 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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