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Average Weather in July in Saylorsburg Pennsylvania, United States

Daily high temperatures are around 81°F, rarely falling below 73°F or exceeding 90°F. The highest daily average high temperature is 82°F on July 21.

Daily low temperatures increase by 2°F, from 62°F to 64°F, rarely falling below 53°F or exceeding 71°F. The highest daily average low temperature is 64°F on July 21.

For reference, on July 20, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Saylorsburg typically range from 64°F to 82°F, while on January 29, the coldest day of the year, they range from 20°F to 35°F.

Average High and Low Temperature in July

The daily average high (red line) and low (blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted lines are the corresponding average perceived temperatures.

The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on July. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.

Average Hourly Temperature in July

Average Hourly Temperature in July in Saylorsburg18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM4 AM8 AM12 PM4 PM8 PM12 AMJunAugcoolcomfortablecomfortablewarmcool
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The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Odessa, Ukraine (4,889 miles away); Nizhneye Kazanishche, Russia (5,643 miles); and Soleh Bon, Iran (6,201 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Saylorsburg (view comparison).


The month of July in Saylorsburg experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 41% throughout the month.

The clearest day of the month is July 26, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 61% of the time.

For reference, on January 11, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 56%, while on August 29, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 64%.

Cloud Cover Categories in July

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0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
The percentage of time spent in each cloud cover band, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds.


A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Saylorsburg, the chance of a wet day over the course of July is essentially constant, remaining around 37% throughout.

For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 40% on June 15, and its lowest chance is 20% on January 29.

Probability of Precipitation in July

The percentage of days in which various types of precipitation are observed, excluding trace quantities: rain alone, snow alone, and mixed (both rain and snow fell in the same day).


To show variation within the month and not just the monthly total, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day.

The average sliding 31-day rainfall during July in Saylorsburg is essentially constant, remaining about 3.6 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 6.2 inches or falling below 1.6 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall in July

The average rainfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average liquid-equivalent snowfall.


Over the course of July in Saylorsburg, the length of the day is decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 42 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 1 minute, 23 seconds, and weekly decrease of 9 minutes, 44 seconds.

The shortest day of the month is July 31, with 14 hours, 22 minutes of daylight and the longest day is July 1, with 15 hours, 4 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in July

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The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.

The earliest sunrise of the month in Saylorsburg is 5:33 AM on July 1 and the latest sunrise is 23 minutes later at 5:56 AM on July 31.

The latest sunset is 8:36 PM on July 1 and the earliest sunset is 19 minutes earlier at 8:18 PM on July 31.

Daylight saving time is observed in Saylorsburg during 2019, but it neither starts nor ends during July, so the entire month is in daylight saving time.

For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:29 AM and sets 15 hours, 7 minutes later, at 8:36 PM, while on December 22, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:22 AM and sets 9 hours, 14 minutes later, at 4:36 PM.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in July

The solar day over the course of July. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray.


We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.

The chance that a given day will be muggy in Saylorsburg is increasing during July, rising from 29% to 39% over the course of the month.

The highest chance of a muggy day during July is 39% on July 30.

For reference, on July 29, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 39% of the time, while on November 12, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.

Humidity Comfort Levels in July

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dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The percentage of time spent at various humidity comfort levels, categorized by dew point.


This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.

The average hourly wind speed in Saylorsburg is essentially constant during July, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 3.5 miles per hour throughout.

For reference, on February 26, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.8 miles per hour, while on August 1, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.4 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed in July

The average of mean hourly wind speeds (dark gray line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

The hourly average wind direction in Saylorsburg throughout July is predominantly from the west, with a peak proportion of 43% on July 7.

Wind Direction in July

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The percentage of hours in which the mean wind direction is from each of the four cardinal wind directions, excluding hours in which the mean wind speed is less than 1.0 mph. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries are the percentage of hours spent in the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

Growing Season

Definitions of the growing season vary throughout the world, but for the purposes of this report, we define it as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).

The growing season in Saylorsburg typically lasts for 6.0 months (181 days), from around April 21 to around October 19, rarely starting before April 4 or after May 9, and rarely ending before September 30 or after November 7.

The month of July in Saylorsburg is reliably fully within the growing season.

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in July

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frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The percentage of time spent in various temperature bands. The black line is the percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season.

Growing degree days are a measure of yearly heat accumulation used to predict plant and animal development, and defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature, discarding any excess above a maximum temperature. In this report, we use a base of 50°F and a cap of 86°F.

The average accumulated growing degree days in Saylorsburg are rapidly increasing during July, increasing by 662°F, from 1,039°F to 1,701°F, over the course of the month.

Growing Degree Days in July

The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of July, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Solar Energy

This section discusses the total daily incident shortwave solar energy reaching the surface of the ground over a wide area, taking full account of seasonal variations in the length of the day, the elevation of the Sun above the horizon, and absorption by clouds and other atmospheric constituents. Shortwave radiation includes visible light and ultraviolet radiation.

The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Saylorsburg is gradually decreasing during July, falling by 0.5 kWh, from 6.9 kWh to 6.3 kWh, over the course of the month.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in July

The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter (orange line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.


For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Saylorsburg are 40.896 deg latitude, -75.324 deg longitude, and 797 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Saylorsburg contains significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 735 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 773 feet. Within 10 miles contains significant variations in elevation (1,640 feet). Within 50 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (2,316 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Saylorsburg is covered by trees (88%) and cropland (11%), within 10 miles by trees (71%) and cropland (23%), and within 50 miles by trees (67%) and cropland (19%).

Data Sources

This report illustrates the typical weather in Saylorsburg year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.

Temperature and Dew Point

There are 4 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Saylorsburg.

For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Saylorsburg according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.

The estimated value at Saylorsburg is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Saylorsburg and a given station.

The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Pocono Mountains Municipal Airport (25%, 27 kilometers, north); Lehigh Valley International Airport (41%, 29 kilometers, south); Aeroflex-Andover Airport (20%, 51 kilometers, east); and Somerset Airport (14%, 63 kilometers, southeast).

Other Data

All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Algorithms 2nd Edition , by Jean Meeus.

All other weather data, including cloud cover, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and solar flux, come from NASA's MERRA-2 Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.

Land Use data comes from the Global Land Cover SHARE database , published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Elevation data comes from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Names, locations, and time zones of places and some airports come from the GeoNames Geographical Database .

Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .

Maps are © Esri, with data from National Geographic, Esri, DeLorme, NAVTEQ, UNEP-WCMC, USGS, NASA, ESA, METI, NRCAN, GEBCO, NOAA, and iPC.


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