Statistically Speaking

Winter break may be over, but the snow continues to fall. During the winter season, Pittsburgh’s weather forecasts can be notoriously bleak, often predicting snow or rain. Looking back on Pittsburgh’s past temperatures and snowfalls reveals how bad the winter season can be:

–22°F: the lowest temperature ever recorded in Pittsburgh

43.1: average yearly snowfall, in inches

120: average number of days per year with a temperature below 32°F

37: average yearly rainfall, in inches