York-Hanover Metro Area, PA Weather


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The most pleasant months of the year for the York-Hanover metro area are September, June and May. In the York-Hanover metro area, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for the York-Hanover metro area with an average high temperature of 85.8°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Pennsylvania. February is the snowiest month in the York-Hanover metro area with 8.9 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 - York-Hanover, PA

12 AM PST

Chance Rain Showers

64°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
This AfternoonChance Rain Showers64° / 57°SE 5 mph
SundaySlight Chance Rain Showers75° / 56°NE 3 mph
MondayAreas Of Fog then Mostly Sunny78° / 57°E 2 mph
TuesdaySunny82° / 60°S 1 to 6 mph
WednesdaySunny86° / 66°S 2 to 7 mph
ThursdaySlight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Chance Showers And Thunderstorms83° / 60°SW 3 to 8 mph
FridayChance Showers And Thunderstorms78° / 58°NW 2 to 6 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 21
Rain: averages 43 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 26 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the York-Hanover Metro Area area is 8.7 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Pennsylvania.

8.7 / 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
January39° 21°
February42° 23°
March52° 31°
April64° 40°
May73° 50°
June82° 60°
July86° 64°
August84° 62°
September77° 54°
October66° 43°
November54° 35°
December43° 26°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: York-Hanover
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January027104
February02393
March018102
April05120
May10120
June30110
July70110
August4090
September1090
October0390
November012100
December024102

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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