Zip 19608 (Reading, PA) Weather


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United States / Pennsylvania / Reading Metro Area / Berks County / No City / Reading (zip 19608)

The most pleasant months of the year for the 19608 zip code are September, June and August. In the 19608 zip code, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for the 19608 zip code with an average high temperature of 85.2°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Pennsylvania. February is the snowiest month in the 19608 zip code with 7.4 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

9 PM PST

Mostly Cloudy

31°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
OvernightMostly Cloudy28° / 45°SE 0 to 5 mph
Thursday NightLight Rain Likely38° / 49°S 5 to 10 mph
Friday NightPartly Cloudy25° / 35°NW 10 to 15 mph
Saturday NightMostly Clear22° / 44°NW 5 to 15 mph
Sunday NightMostly Cloudy then Slight Chance Rain Showers34° / 54°S 10 to 15 mph
Monday NightMostly Cloudy38° / 57°NE 5 mph
Tuesday NightChance Rain Showers49° / 63°S 10 to 15 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 21 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Reading (zip 19608) area is 8.8 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Pennsylvania.

8.8 / 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
January37° 21°
February41° 23°
March50° 30°
April62° 40°
May72° 50°
June81° 59°
July85° 64°
August84° 62°
September76° 54°
October65° 43°
November53° 35°
December42° 25°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Reading
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January02794
February02483
March01892
April05110
May10120
June30100
July70100
August4090
September1090
October0380
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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