Glens Falls Metro Area, New York 

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Climate in Glens Falls Metro Area, New York

Glens Falls Metro Area, New York gets 44 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Glens Falls Metro Area averages 71 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 182 sunny days per year in Glens Falls Metro Area. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Glens Falls Metro Area gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 137 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 8
Rain: averages 44 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 71 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Glens Falls metro area is 6.3 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in New York.

6.3 / 10
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the Glens Falls metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Glens Falls, New YorkUnited States
  43.7 in.38.1 in.
  70.7 in.27.8 in.
  136.6 days106.2 days
  182 days205 days
  80.4°85.8°
  7.8°21.7°
  6.37
  34.3
  933 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 Glens Falls metro area with an average high temperature of 80.4°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in New York. In the Glens Falls 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 Glens Falls metro area are August, June and July.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the Glens Falls metro area with an average of 7.8°. This is one of the coldest places in New York.


In the Glens Falls metro area, there are 4.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in New York.


In the Glens Falls metro area, there are 165.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in New York.


In the Glens Falls metro area, there are 21.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in New York.


July is the wettest month in the Glens Falls metro area with 4.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.6 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 28% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 43.7 inches in the Glens Falls metro area means that it is drier than most places in New York.


May is the rainiest month in the Glens Falls metro area with 13.0 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 9.4 rainy days. There are 136.6 rainy days annually in the Glens Falls metro area, which is rainier than most places in New York. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 26% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 25% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 70.7 inches in the Glens Falls metro area means that it is snowier than most places in New York. January is the snowiest month in the Glens Falls metro area with 20.5 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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