Reading, Pennsylvania 

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Weather in Reading, Pennsylvania

The most pleasant months of the year for Reading are September, June and August. In Reading, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Reading with an average high temperature of 85.1°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Pennsylvania. February is the snowiest month in Reading with 6.4 inches of snow, and 5 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 - Reading, PA

7 AM PST

Light Rain

54°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TodayLight Rain58° / 32°W 5 to 14 mph
WednesdayLight Snow Likely then Mostly Sunny38° / 22°W 5 to 10 mph
ThursdaySunny35° / 23°NE 5 mph
FridayChance Rain And Snow45° / 40°E 2 to 6 mph
SaturdayLight Rain Likely53° / 40°N 5 mph
SundayChance Rain Showers48° / 33°W 5 to 10 mph
MondayPartly Sunny43° / 33°W 5 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 85 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 21
Rain: averages 45 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 18 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Reading area is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Pennsylvania.

7.2 / 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
January37° 21°
February41° 23°
March50° 31°
April62° 40°
May72° 50°
June81° 59°
July85° 64°
August84° 62°
September76° 54°
October65° 43°
November53° 35°
December42° 26°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Reading
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January02794
February02483
March01891
April05110
May10120
June30110
July70100
August4090
September1090
October0390
November01290
December02492

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 Reading    16 Reviews
Reading realities - 3/27/2015
Having lived in Reading in the 1960's and early 1970's I can definitely say the city has gone downhill as it has in reality been a victim of two major forces; first... Read More

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Best Time of Year - 5/21/2014
Berks County is beautiful in the fall. Cool, crisp air and the trees are a pallet of... Read More

Relocation - 4/14/2013
Well to start, in the past 8 years ive lived in 7 states, some pros and cons. Tucson I loved in all respects except its not as nice as living in a small town but it... Read More


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