Altoona Metro Area, Pennsylvania gets 40 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Altoona Metro Area averages 32 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 Altoona Metro Area. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Altoona Metro Area gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 140 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 82 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 19
Rain: averages 40 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 32 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Altoona metro area is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Pennsylvania.
9.2 / 4.8
Summer / Winter
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the Altoona metro area, while January and February are the least comfortable months.