Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 

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Weather in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The most pleasant months of the year for Philadelphia are September, May and June. In Philadelphia, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Philadelphia with an average high temperature of 87.0°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Pennsylvania. February is the snowiest month in Philadelphia with 4.8 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year.


Today's Weather - Philadelphia, PA

5 AM PST

Chance Showers And Thunderstorms

76°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TodayChance Showers And Thunderstorms90° / 73°S 5 to 10 mph
ThursdayPartly Sunny then Slight Chance Rain Showers91° / 74°SE 0 to 5 mph
FridayShowers And Thunderstorms Likely85° / 73°E 5 to 10 mph
SaturdayChance Rain Showers then Chance Showers And Thunderstorms91° / 74°NW 5 mph
SundayChance Showers And Thunderstorms91° / 74°W 5 to 10 mph
MondayChance Showers And Thunderstorms92° / 72°W 5 to 10 mph
TuesdayChance Showers And Thunderstorms90° / 72°W 5 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 87 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 26
Rain: averages 47 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 13 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Philadelphia area is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Pennsylvania.

7.3 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. 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
January41° 26°
February45° 28°
March53° 35°
April64° 44°
May74° 54°
June83° 64°
July87° 69°
August85° 67°
September78° 60°
October67° 48°
November56° 40°
December45° 31°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Philadelphia
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January022112
February01992
March011111
April02120
May10120
June60100
July100100
August7090
September1090
October0190
November0690
December017101

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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Philadelphia is garbage - 9/25/2019
Lived in this crime-ridden, overcrowded, trashy, corrupted city for most of my life. First of all, when driving in Philadelphia—you will immediately know because of all... Read More

City of Brotherly Love my ass! - 4/8/2019
I spent the worst two years of my adult life here by far. It has a very antagonist flair where the people don’t need to have a reason to harass you or by nasty. I... Read More


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