Altoona Metro Area, Pennsylvania 

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Weather in Altoona Metro Area, Pennsylvania

The most pleasant months of the year for the Altoona metro area are June, August and July. In the Altoona metro area, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for the Altoona metro area with an average high temperature of 81.6°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Pennsylvania. January is the snowiest month in the Altoona metro area with 9.6 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 - Altoona, PA

8 PM PST

Mostly Cloudy then Slight Chance Rain Showers

70°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TonightMostly Cloudy then Slight Chance Rain Showers66° / 80°W 13 to 16 mph
Wednesday NightShowers And Thunderstorms63° / 79°W 7 to 13 mph
Thursday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms63° / 83°SW 5 mph
Friday NightChance Rain Showers64° / 82°W 6 mph
Saturday NightSlight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Mostly Clear56° / 76°NW 8 mph
Sunday NightMostly Clear50° / 78°N 3 to 9 mph
Monday NightMostly Clear56° / 83°SE 3 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 82 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 19
Rain: averages 40 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 32 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Altoona Metro Area area is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Pennsylvania.

6.9 / 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
January34° 19°
February37° 20°
March46° 27°
April59° 37°
May69° 47°
June78° 56°
July82° 60°
August80° 59°
September73° 51°
October61° 41°
November50° 33°
December38° 23°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Altoona
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January028125
February025114
March021123
April08130
May01140
June10120
July20110
August20100
September00110
October05110
November015121
December026123

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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