Zip 17972 (Schuylkill Haven, PA) Weather


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The most pleasant months of the year for the 17972 zip code are September, June and August. In the 17972 zip code, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for the 17972 zip code with an average high temperature of 84.7°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Pennsylvania. February is the snowiest month in the 17972 zip code with 8.7 inches of snow, and 6 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 - Schuylkill Haven, PA

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Chance Showers And Thunderstorms

72°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TonightChance Showers And Thunderstorms55° / 73°W 6 to 13 mph
Monday NightMostly Clear45° / 69°NW 2 to 10 mph
Tuesday NightMostly Cloudy49° / 60°SE 6 mph
Wednesday NightShowers And Thunderstorms49° / 56°E 14 mph
Thursday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms46° / 63°E 7 to 12 mph
Friday NightChance Rain Showers47° / 60°SW 10 mph
Saturday NightSlight Chance Rain Showers41° / 57°NW 10 to 15 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 85 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 21
Rain: averages 49 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 27 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Schuylkill Haven (zip 17972) area is 8.9 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Pennsylvania.

8.9 / 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°
February40° 23°
March49° 30°
April61° 40°
May72° 49°
June80° 59°
July85° 64°
August83° 62°
September76° 54°
October64° 42°
November53° 34°
December41° 26°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Schuylkill Haven
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January027115
February02494
March018102
April05120
May10120
June20110
July60100
August30100
September1090
October0490
November012101
December023103

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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