Amsterdam Metro Area, New York 

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Climate in Amsterdam Metro Area, New York

Amsterdam Metro Area, New York gets 45 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Amsterdam Metro Area averages 74 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 Amsterdam Metro Area. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Amsterdam Metro Area gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 141 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 80 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 11
Rain: averages 45 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 74 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Amsterdam metro area is 6.4 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in New York.

6.4 / 10
July, August and June are the most pleasant months in the Amsterdam metro area, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Amsterdam, New YorkUnited States
  44.5 in.38.1 in.
  73.5 in.27.8 in.
  140.8 days106.2 days
  180 days205 days
  80.3°85.8°
  10.9°21.7°
  6.47
  3.14.3
  715 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 the Amsterdam metro area with an average high temperature of 80.3°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in New York. In the Amsterdam metro area, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the Amsterdam metro area are August, June and July.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the Amsterdam metro area with an average of 10.9°. This is colder than most places in New York.


In the Amsterdam metro area, there are 3.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in New York.


In the Amsterdam metro area, there are 155.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in New York.


In the Amsterdam metro area, there are 13.5 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 the Amsterdam metro area with 4.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.5 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 29% of yearly precipitation and 20% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 44.5 inches in the Amsterdam metro area means that it is about average compared to other places in New York.


January is the rainiest month in the Amsterdam metro area with 13.1 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 10.4 rainy days. There are 140.8 rainy days annually in the Amsterdam metro area, 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 24% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 73.5 inches in the Amsterdam metro area means that it is snowier than most places in New York. January is the snowiest month in the Amsterdam metro area with 22.8 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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