Zip 12601 (Poughkeepsie, NY) 

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Climate in Zip 12601 (Poughkeepsie, NY)

Poughkeepsie (zip 12601), New York gets 47 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Poughkeepsie (zip 12601) averages 42 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 172 sunny days per year in Poughkeepsie (zip 12601). The US average is 205 sunny days.

Poughkeepsie (zip 12601) gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 125 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 85 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 14
Rain: averages 47 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 42 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 12601 zip code is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in New York.

6.9 / 10
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in the 12601 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Poughkeepsie, New YorkUnited States
  46.9 in.38.1 in.
  41.6 in.27.8 in.
  124.5 days106.2 days
  172 days205 days
  84.5°85.8°
  14.3°21.7°
  6.97
  3.64.3
  132 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 12601 zip code with an average high temperature of 84.5°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in New York. In the 12601 zip code, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the 12601 zip code are June, September and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the 12601 zip code with an average of 14.3°. This is colder than most places in New York.


In the 12601 zip code, there are 14.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in New York.


In the 12601 zip code, there are 144.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in New York.


In the 12601 zip code, there are 7.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in New York.


July is the wettest month in the 12601 zip code with 4.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.8 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 27% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 46.9 inches in the 12601 zip code means that it is wetter than most places in New York.


May is the rainiest month in the 12601 zip code with 12.3 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 8.4 rainy days. There are 124.5 rainy days annually in the 12601 zip code, which is about average compared to other places in New York. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 41.6 inches in the 12601 zip code means that it is about average compared to other places in New York. February is the snowiest month in the 12601 zip code with 13.8 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Poughkeepsie, NY: Great Transportation - 3/6/2009
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