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 1991 to 2020 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, 1991 to 2020
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
35 21 January 2 -6
37 21 February 3 -6
44 28 March 7 -2
57 38 April 14 3
68 49 May 20 10
77 59 June 25 15
81 64 July 27 18
80 63 August 27 17
74 57 September 23 14
62 46 October 17 8
51 37 November 10 3
40 28 December 5 -2
59 43 Year 15 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 five 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 1 0 0
April 5 1 0
May 13 5 0
June 24 11 1
July 30 18 2
August 30 15 1
September 20 6 1
October 7 1 0
November 1 0 0
December 0 0 0
Year 130 57 5

How Often Erie Has Cold Temperatures

Erie normally has 111 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 42 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 5 12 24
March 1 7 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 0
November 0 1 9
December 1 6 22
Year 12 40 111
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 (NCEI). Climate Normals.

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