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The climate of Harrisburg (Pennsylvania - United States of America)
Harrisburg is the capital of the state of Pennsylvania and is located east from the Appalachians at an altitude of 98 meters above sea level. Harrisburg is located on the east bank of the Susquehanna River. Across the river the Wormleysburg borough is located. The main sources of income are several different industries such as steel, dairy products and the chocolate products of Hersey which are produced at about 15 kilometers from the city. Harrisburg has a warm continental climate (type Dfa) with characteristics of a warm maritime climate (type Cfa). Harrisburg has four distinct seasons. Winters are cool and may be cold. June, July and August are warm and sunny. Harrisburg has an average annual precipitation figure of 1,000 millimeters. In December and March precipitation may fall in the form of snow.

 

Climate information
The figures below are based on long term weather and climate records. They are an average for Harrisburg:

average
 maximum
temperature (įC)

average
minimum

temperature (įC)
average
hours of sunshine

per
day
average days with precipitation
per month
average
mm
precipitation
per month
average
sea
temperature (įC)
January 2 -7 5 12 n/a
February 4 -5 6 11 n/a
March 10 -1 7 12 n/a
April 17 4 8 13 n/a
May 22 10 9 12 n/a
June 27 15 10 11 n/a
July 30 18 10 11 n/a
August 29 17 9 10 n/a
September 24 12 7 9 n/a
October 18 6 6 9 n/a
November 11 2 5 11 n/a
December 5 -4 4 12 n/a
= 0-5 mm ● = 6-30 mm ● = 31-60 mm ● = 61-100 mm ● = 101-200 mm ● = over 200 mm
= 0-0.2 inches ● = 0.2-1.2 inches ● = 1.2-2.4 inches ● = 2.5-4 inches ● = 4.1-8 inches ● = over 8 inches

More climate information
Climate figures are very useful but donít present a general impression of the climate and the eventual weather circumstances within a certain period. The figures donít always reflect the chance of wintry weather, extreme heat or hurricanes. That is why we offer useful extra climate information for each month of the year:
 

chance of
(very) hot

weather

chance of
(very) cool
weather
chance of
long-term

precipitation
chance of
hurricanes
(cyclones)
chance of
sunny days

UV-index

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
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