Ithaca, New York 

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Weather in Ithaca, New York

The most pleasant months of the year for Ithaca are June, August and July. In Ithaca, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Ithaca with an average high temperature of 80.9°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in New York. January is the snowiest month in Ithaca with 16.7 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall. But there some days when the humidity becomes unpleasant, especially in July and August.


Today's Weather - Ithaca, NY

12 AM PST

Slight Chance Rain Showers

37°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
This AfternoonSlight Chance Rain Showers38° / 29°NW 12 mph
SaturdayPartly Sunny then Slight Chance Rain Showers44° / 28°SW 3 to 14 mph
SundayPartly Sunny44° / 36°SW 2 to 12 mph
MondayRain Showers57° / 28°SW 14 to 17 mph
TuesdaySlight Chance Snow Showers37° / 28°W 3 to 10 mph
WednesdaySnow Showers Likely39° / 26°S 6 mph
ThursdaySlight Chance Snow Showers39° / 29°S 6 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 81 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 15
Rain: averages 37 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 63 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Ithaca area is 9.1 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in New York.

9.1 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7.8. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January32° 15°
February35° 16°
March43° 23°
April56° 34°
May68° 44°
June77° 54°
July81° 58°
August79° 57°
September72° 49°
October60° 39°
November48° 31°
December36° 21°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Ithaca
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January0291511
February026129
March025136
April013142
May03140
June10140
July20120
August10120
September01120
October07140
November017143
December026148

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.


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Reviews for Ithaca    31 Reviews
Nice! - 10/1/2021
Great place to live. Lots to do, vibrant culture, and beautiful scenery. Don't fear the winter--it's even beautiful then. Only complaint is the housing market. Way... Read More

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Ithaca a liberal cess-pool - 7/12/2021
I was born, raised, educated there (Ithaca High and Cornell). In my opinion, before leaving to pursue my career, it seemed like the most beautiful, clean, low crime,... Read More

Ithaca is great (if you don't want to date). - 4/27/2018
I think Ithaca is a superb community. The city is beautiful, there are tons of things to do and it's a hub for learning. The natural surroundings are exquisite. Parks... Read More


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