Erie Temperatures: Averages by Month





The numbers here tell you how hot and cold the weather usually is in Erie, Pennsylvania during each month of the year.

The average high and low temperatures are listed below monthly and annually for Erie, in both degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.

Maximums and minimums are only part of the temperature picture. To fill in the rest, there's information on how many days a month get above or below a given temperature.

To find out how often it rises over 70, 80 or 90 °F each month in Erie, scroll down farther. There are also monthly and yearly counts of days with cold weather.

The first set of high and low temperatures are averages for 2010 to 2019. Everything else here is based on 1981 to 2010 weather.

10-year temperature averages for Erie, 2010 to 2019
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
34 20 January 1 -6
36 21 February 2 -6
43 28 March 6 -2
56 38 April 14 3
69 51 May 21 11
76 60 June 25 15
81 65 July 27 19
80 64 August 27 18
74 58 September 23 15
63 48 October 17 9
49 36 November 10 2
40 29 December 5 -1
59 43 Year 15 6
30-year temperature averages for Erie, 1981 to 2010
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
34 21 January 1 -6
36 21 February 2 -6
44 28 March 7 -3
56 38 April 13 3
67 48 May 19 9
76 58 June 24 15
80 64 July 27 18
79 63 August 26 17
72 56 September 22 13
61 45 October 16 7
50 37 November 10 3
38 27 December 3 -3
58 42 Year 14 6

Days of Hot Weather in Erie

Summer temperatures at Erie are pleasantly warm, with most days warming up into the 70s or 80s Fahrenheit. Only three days a year on average make it to 90 degrees or more. Temperatures above 100 °F (38 °C) are not expected here.

Days per month in Erie of at least 70, 80 or 90 °F
  70 °F
21 °C
80 °F
27 °C
90 °F
32 °C
January 0 0 0
February 0 0 0
March 0 0 0
April 5 1 0
May 11 3 0
June 23 9 1
July 30 15 1
August 29 12 1
September 17 5 0
October 6 1 0
November 1 0 0
December 0 0 0
Year 122 45 3

How Often Erie Has Cold Temperatures

Erie normally has 113 nights a year of frosty temperatures, which can show up any time from October to May. The coldest nights of winter drop below 0 °F (-18 °C), which happens twice a year on average.

From November to March, Erie can remain below freezing all day long. The city typically has 41 days a year when the temperature never rises above 32 °F.

Days per month on average in Erie when the minimum temperature drops to 10, 20, or 32 °F or below
  10 °F
-12 °C
20 °F
-8 °C
32 °F
0 °C
January 5 14 26
February 4 12 24
March 1 6 22
April 0 0 8
May 0 0 0
June 0 0 0
July 0 0 0
August 0 0 0
September 0 0 0
October 0 0 1
November 0 0 9
December 2 7 23
Year 12 40 113
References

Jay Lawrimore, Ron Ray, Scott Applequist, Bryant Korzeniewski, Matthew Menne. 2016. Global Summary of the Month and Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information.

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 1981-2010 U.S. Climate Normals. (Data Access. FTP.)

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