Zip 15828 (Clarington, PA) Climate


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The climate in 15828 Clarington, PA is an interesting mix of seasonal elements. During the summer months, temperatures can reach record highs with a combination of both humidity and heat making it an uncomfortable time for those not accustomed to such weather. Winters are quite cold, with temperatures dropping well below freezing multiple times throughout the season. Spring and fall bring sporadic bouts of rain and even snowfall, though nothing too extreme. Overall, the climate in Clarington is mild with an average temperature of around 40 degrees Fahrenheit year-round.

Clarington (zip 15828), Pennsylvania gets 46 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Clarington (zip 15828) averages 55 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 161 sunny days per year in Clarington (zip 15828). The US average is 205 sunny days.

Clarington (zip 15828) gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 162 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 15
Rain: averages 46 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 55 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 15828 zip code is 6.5 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Pennsylvania.

8.9 Summer - 4 Winter
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 15828 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateClarington, PennsylvaniaUnited States
  45.6 in.38.1 in.
  55.1 in.27.8 in.
  161.6 days106.2 days
  161 days205 days
  80.2°85.8°
  15.0°21.7°
  6.57
  3.54.3
  1330 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 15828 zip code with an average high temperature of 80.2°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Pennsylvania. In the 15828 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 15828 zip code are June, August and July.
In the 15828 zip code, there are 2.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Pennsylvania.
January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the 15828 zip code with an average of 15.0°. This is one of the coldest places in Pennsylvania.
In the 15828 zip code, there are 157.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Pennsylvania.
In the 15828 zip code, there are 9.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Pennsylvania.
Humidity in the 15828 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.
June is the wettest month in the 15828 zip code with 5.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.5 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 30% of yearly precipitation and 20% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 45.6 inches in the 15828 zip code means that it is wetter than most places in Pennsylvania.
January is the rainiest month in the 15828 zip code with 16.6 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 11.1 rainy days. There are 161.6 rainy days annually in the 15828 zip code, which is one of the rainiest places in Pennsylvania. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 55.1 inches in the 15828 zip code means that it is snowier than most places in Pennsylvania. January is the snowiest month in the 15828 zip code with 15.8 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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