Zip 15712 (Arcadia, PA) Climate


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United States / Pennsylvania / Indiana Metro Area / Indiana County / No City / Arcadia (zip 15712)
15712 Arcadia, PA has a continental temperate climate with moderately cold winters and warm to hot summers. Average temperatures range from a low of 24°F in January to a high of 81°F in July. On average, the area experiences 39 inches of rainfall and 48 inches of snowfall each year. The region is known for its sun-filled days, with an average of 201 sunny days annually. Humidity levels tend to stay on the moderate side all year round, making for comfortable outdoor activities most of the time.

Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 15712 zip code is 6.5 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Pennsylvania.

9 Summer - 4 Winter
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 15712 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateArcadia, PennsylvaniaUnited States
  44.2 in.38.1 in.
  54.3 in.27.8 in.
  167.7 days106.2 days
  161 days205 days
  81.5°85.8°
  16.2°21.7°
  6.57
  3.54.3
  1576 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 15712 zip code with an average high temperature of 81.5°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Pennsylvania. In the 15712 zip code, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the 15712 zip code are June, August and July.
In the 15712 zip code, there are 5.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Pennsylvania.
January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the 15712 zip code with an average of 16.2°. This is colder than most places in Pennsylvania.
In the 15712 zip code, there are 151.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Pennsylvania.
In the 15712 zip code, there are 5.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Pennsylvania.
Humidity in the 15712 zip code is generally quite low and comfortable. There are few days during the summer when the humidity becomes unpleasant. The most humid months (but still comfortable) are July, August and June.
July is the wettest month in the 15712 zip code with 4.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.7 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 29% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 44.2 inches in the 15712 zip code means that it is wetter than most places in Pennsylvania.
January is the rainiest month in the 15712 zip code with 17.6 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 11.1 rainy days. There are 167.7 rainy days annually in the 15712 zip code, which is one of the rainiest places in Pennsylvania. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 54.3 inches in the 15712 zip code means that it is snowier than most places in Pennsylvania. January is the snowiest month in the 15712 zip code with 15.6 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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