The best times to visit Catawissa for ideal weather are

April 30th to October 7th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Catawissa Travel Info

Weather in Catawissa

Temperature

Average temperatures in Catawissa vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 25th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Catawissa, the hottest months are July, June, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 86.9°F (30.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 63.3°F (17.4°C) at night.

Catawissa Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Catawissa Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Catawissa Perceived Temperature (F)

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Catawissa Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Catawissa Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan36.828.320.1
Feb3828.519.2
Mar51.539.629.6
Apr64.651.339.3
May75.762.350
Jun82.670.859.8
Jul8673.662.3
Aug83.270.359.5
Sep77.764.253.2
Oct65.95342.8
Nov53.442.132.4
Dec42.734.727.1

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan2.7-2.1-6.6
Feb3.3-1.9-7.1
Mar10.84.2-1.3
Apr18.110.74.1
May24.316.810
Jun28.121.615.4
Jul3023.116.8
Aug28.421.315.3
Sep25.417.911.8
Oct18.811.76
Nov11.95.60.2
Dec5.91.5-2.7

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Catawissa are January, February, and then November. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid January. For example, on the week of January 15th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid May with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of May 14th.

When can you find snow in Catawissa? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Catawissa.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Catawissa (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan15%02.1
Feb16%01.8
Mar19%02.6
Apr25%03.4
May27%04
Jun25%03.7
Jul25%04
Aug24%03.8
Sep21%04.9
Oct26%04.2
Nov18%02.8
Dec24%03.4

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan1505.3
Feb1604.6
Mar1906.6
Apr2508.6
May27010.2
Jun2509.4
Jul25010.2
Aug2409.7
Sep21012.4
Oct26010.7
Nov1807.1
Dec2408.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Catawissa has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is April (49.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (70.3%).

Wind in Catawissa is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and February. March’s average wind speed of around 5.4 knots (6.2 MPH or 9.9 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late March where average top sustained speeds reach 12.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Catawissa.

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Avg. Relative Humidity

Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Max Sustained Wind
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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan4.1Light breeze10.4Gentle breeze
Feb4.6Light breeze11.5Significant breeze
Mar5.4Light breeze12.2Gentle breeze
Apr5.1Light breeze12Significant breeze
May3.7Barely noticeable10.2Gentle breeze
Jun3.3Barely noticeable9.9Gentle breeze
Jul2.4Barely noticeable8.5Gentle breeze
Aug1.9Barely noticeable7.2Gentle breeze
Sep2.2Barely noticeable7.6Gentle breeze
Oct2.9Barely noticeable8.9Gentle breeze
Nov3.5Barely noticeable9.3Gentle breeze
Dec4Light breeze9.7Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan55.8%
Feb53.8%
Mar49.5%
Apr49.2%
May58.9%
Jun61.6%
Jul65%
Aug70.3%
Sep69.5%
Oct66.3%
Nov60.1%
Dec64.6%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Catawissa?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for the United States; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 23, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Catawissa, PA, US is July, followed by August and June. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Catawissa in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 31.4 in November means 31.4% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Catawissa Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 82.3°F (27.9°C) and 41.2°F (5.1°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 8 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 7 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Catawissa, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 82.6°F (28.1°C) and 47.1°F (8.4°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 8 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Catawissa to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 43.1°F (6.2°C) and 33.7°F (0.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 8 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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