Scranton, PA Climate

Summary Graph

The summary climate graph for Scranton, PA shows a selection of temperature, rainfall and snow minimum, mean and maximum measures over the course of a year. Click on each of the measures in the key to toggle them on and off.

Graph of average and extreme temperature ranges by day for Scranton, PA.

Temperature

The warmest month in Wilkes Barre Scranton International, Scranton, Pennsylvania is July with an average high temperature of 83.5°F. The hottest day on record was June 10 1974 when the temperature hit 106.0°F. During January the overnight temperature drops to an average of 18.8°F with the lowest temperature of -21.1°F being recorded on January 21 1994.

Warmest Days

Warmest Months

Coldest Days

Coldest Months

The warmest days on record are:

10 Jun 1974106°F
17 Jul 1988100.9°F
15 Jul 199598.1°F
10 Aug 200198.1°F
23 Jul 201198.1°F

The warmest months on average were:

July 198889°F
July 201288.6°F
July 201088.3°F
July 201187.5°F
August 200587.1°F

The coldest days on record are:

21 Jan 1994-21.1°F
18 Feb 1979-16.1°F
22 Jan 1985-14.3°F
13 Jan 1981-13°F
17 Jan 1977-10.1°F

The coldest months on average were:

January 19775.5°F
February 19798.7°F
December 19899.5°F
February 197810.3°F
January 199411.4°F

Rain

The wettest month by average rainfall in Scranton, PA is June with an average of 4.3 inches of rain falling on 13 to 14 days.Although in May it typically rains on more days with 3.8 inches falling in 14 to 15 days. The driest month in Scranton, PA is February with an average of 2.1 inches of rain falling on 6 to 7 days.

Wettest Days

The wettest days on record are:

13 December 19832.8 inches
12 December 20081.7 inches
2 December 19961.5 inches
21 December 19731.5 inches
3 December 19911.5 inches

Wettest Months

The wettest months on record are:

April 197328.6 inches
January 197317 inches
May 197316.1 inches
September 201111.5 inches
April 19839.9 inches

Driest Months

The driest months on record are:

October 19970 inches
November 19970.1 inches
February 19870.4 inches
January 19800.4 inches
January 19850.7 inches