Zip 16731 (Eldred, PA) Climate


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16731 Eldred, PA is located in the northern part of Pennsylvania and experiences all four seasons throughout the year. Summers tend to be warm and humid, with temperatures averaging in the mid-80s. Winters are usually cold and snowfall amounts can average around 40 inches annually. Springtime brings mild temperatures with a few rainy days, while autumn tends to be the most pleasant season with cool evenings and plenty of sunny days. Overall, 16731 Eldred, PA has a moderate climate that can be enjoyed year-round.

Eldred (zip 16731), Pennsylvania gets 42 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Eldred (zip 16731) averages 63 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 158 sunny days per year in Eldred (zip 16731). The US average is 205 sunny days.

Eldred (zip 16731) gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 164 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 79 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 14
Rain: averages 42 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 63 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 16731 zip code is 6.3 (10=best), which means it is one of the least comfortable places in Pennsylvania.

8.9 Summer - 3.8 Winter
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 16731 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateEldred, PennsylvaniaUnited States
  41.6 in.38.1 in.
  62.7 in.27.8 in.
  163.7 days106.2 days
  158 days205 days
  78.9°85.8°
  14.0°21.7°
  6.37
  3.14.3
  1497 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 16731 zip code with an average high temperature of 78.9°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Pennsylvania. In the 16731 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 16731 zip code are August, July and June.
In the 16731 zip code, there are 0.9 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 16731 zip code with an average of 14.0°. This is one of the coldest places in Pennsylvania.
In the 16731 zip code, there are 163.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Pennsylvania.
In the 16731 zip code, there are 10.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Pennsylvania.
Humidity in the 16731 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 16731 zip code with 4.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.1 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 32% of yearly precipitation and 19% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 41.6 inches in the 16731 zip code means that it is drier than most places in Pennsylvania.
December is the rainiest month in the 16731 zip code with 16.2 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 12.1 rainy days. There are 163.7 rainy days annually in the 16731 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 62.7 inches in the 16731 zip code means that it is snowier than most places in Pennsylvania. January is the snowiest month in the 16731 zip code with 16.6 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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