Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Climate in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

What is the climate like in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania? There are many important factors that may affect your personal climate preferences including average temperature and humidity, annual rainfall and snow, number of cloudy days, wind speeds, and more.

Climate comfort in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

In a typical year, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania temperatures fall below 50F° for 154 days per year. Annual precipitation in Philadelphia is typically 44.1 inches per year (highAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest in the US) and snow covers the ground 23 days per year or 6.3% of the year (lowAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest in the US). It may be helpful to understand the yearly precipitation by imagining 9 straight days of moderate rain per year. The humidity in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is below 60% for approximately 28.4 days or 7.8% of the year.

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Climate Mood comfort

Sunrise and sunset times vary by region in the United States. The duration of each day and the amount of sunlight can affect people's moods in a significant way. In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the shortest day starts at 7:29am and ends at 4:35pm and lasts for 9 hours 19 minutes. The longest day starts at 5:31am and ends at 8:32pm and lasts for 14 hours 59 minutes.

  • Shortest Day7:29am4:35pm
  • Longest Day5:31am8:32pm

Pros and Cons of living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in reviews from users in their own words:

ProsCons
  • "Diversity"
  • "It's close to the ocean. I can walk to everything. There are places that deliver to my house. I don't have to travel far for any sorry of service or entertainment. Great doctors nearby."
  • "Close to my school and many opportunities for working in healthcare. Walkable with mostly reliable public transit with many options for food and activities related to many cultures. Close to friends and options for night life."
  • "Close to my school and many opportunities for working in healthcare. Walkable with mostly reliable public transit with many options for food and activities related to many cultures. Close to friends and options for night life."
  • "Work"
  • "Big city, amenities, sports teams"
  • "Restaurants and near beaches"
  • "Restaurants, close to stores"
  • "Quite / clean"
  • "Too crowded, crime"
  • "It's love to have a bit more space, better quality public schools, and more reasonable taxes."
  • "The rent is expensive and some parts of the city are dirty and feel unsafe, especially at night."
  • "The rent is expensive "
  • "City"
  • "Drugs, crime, rude people, government"
  • "It’s dirty "
  • "Crowded, traffic, no yard"
  • "Increased crime "