NEPA Weather Forecast

Knowing what to expect with NEPA’s weather brings us one step closer to conquering the day.

NEPA’s humid continental climate brings hot summers and cold winters with more temperate months falling in between. Our somewhat predictable weather cycle allows us the opportunity to experience four truly distinct seasons.

Valley Communities

 Thursday (10/17)Today's ForecastFriday (10/18)Saturday (10/19)
Pittston

light rain

47°F 45°F

Rain

Wind11 mph at 278 degress
Humidity91%
Sun 7:16 am 6:20 pm

light rain

47°F 43°F

Rain

sky is clear

52°F 33°F

Clear

Scranton

light rain

45°F 44°F

Rain

Wind17 mph at 285 degress
Humidity90%
Sun 7:16 am 6:19 pm

moderate rain

46°F 42°F

Rain

sky is clear

51°F 32°F

Clear

Wilkes-Barre

light rain

46°F 45°F

Rain

Wind17 mph at 279 degress
Humidity86%
Sun 7:16 am 6:20 pm

overcast clouds

48°F 44°F

Clouds

sky is clear

51°F 34°F

Clear

Hazleton

light rain

47°F 46°F

Rain

Wind17 mph at 279 degress
Humidity86%
Sun 7:17 am 6:21 pm

overcast clouds

49°F 44°F

Clouds

sky is clear

51°F 34°F

Clear

Pocono Mountains

 Thursday (10/17)Today's ForecastFriday (10/18)Saturday (10/19)
Honesdale

broken clouds

47°F 44°F

Clouds

Wind15 mph at 295 degress
Humidity87%
Sun 7:14 am 6:17 pm

light rain

48°F 45°F

Rain

sky is clear

50°F 34°F

Clear

Milford

broken clouds

49°F 47°F

Clouds

Wind15 mph at 295 degress
Humidity87%
Sun 7:13 am 6:16 pm

light rain

49°F 45°F

Rain

sky is clear

50°F 34°F

Clear

Stroudsburg

light rain

48°F 47°F

Rain

Wind8 mph at 258 degress
Humidity89%
Sun 7:14 am 6:18 pm

light rain

52°F 47°F

Rain

sky is clear

54°F 36°F

Clear

Jim Thorpe

light rain

48°F 47°F

Rain

Wind17 mph at 281 degress
Humidity84%
Sun 7:16 am 6:20 pm

light rain

48°F 44°F

Rain

sky is clear

53°F 34°F

Clear

Endless Mountains

 Thursday (10/17)Today's ForecastFriday (10/18)Saturday (10/19)
Montrose

light rain

46°F 44°F

Rain

Wind10 mph at 303 degress
Humidity94%
Sun 7:17 am 6:19 pm

moderate rain

46°F 42°F

Rain

sky is clear

51°F 32°F

Clear

Tunkhannock

light rain

46°F 43°F

Rain

Wind11 mph at 278 degress
Humidity91%
Sun 7:17 am 6:20 pm

light rain

47°F 43°F

Rain

sky is clear

52°F 33°F

Clear

NEPA Seasons

From cool spring hikes and warm summer nights to brisk fall mornings and pink winter sunsets, every season welcomes a new reason to love Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Spring

  • Valley Communities

    Average Temperature: 42°/60°

    A typical temperature swing from Early March to early April brings warmer weather and measurable precipitation to the Valley Communities. Frost subsides. Grasses and hearty perennials make a quick comeback. Earlier sunrises welcome morning walks and the temperature change from early spring into May marks one of the region’s most drastic transitions.

  • Pocono Mountains

    Average Temperature: 35°/55°

    Change sweeps over the Pocono Mountains during the spring. March starts out quite cold with average temperatures in the mid to high 30s. Temperatures warm rapidly as April and May approach. There is considerable rainfall throughout late spring. By the end of May and early June, average temperatures settle into the mid-50s to high 60s.

  • Endless Mountains

    Average Temperature: 40°/57°

    The Endless Mountains experience most of their precipitation throughout spring. Winter often attempts to keep its grip on the region well through March. Many of the predominantly agricultural communities, however begin planting toward mid-April. By May, the high elevation winds have subsided and the average temperatures stabilize near the 60s.

Summer

  • Valley Communities

    Average Temperature: 63°/80°

    Comfortably warm air temperatures settle into the Valley Communities throughout the summer. Longer days help to fend off cold night time air dropping into the low elevations. Early June evenings, however, can reach surprisingly low temperatures. Moderate precipitation spikes through June and July, and nights become temperate throughout the end of summer.

  • Pocono Mountains

    Average Temperature: 60°/75°

    Hot, humid summers are common for the Pocono Mountains. June, July and August often witness average temperatures in the mid to high 70s with occasional stretches in the upper 80s. Spring precipitation carries over into the summer, though with less frequency. Clear, blue skies are a common summer sight in the Pocono Mountains.

  • Endless Mountains

    Average Temperature: 60°/80°

    The rural, highland landscape of the Endless Mountains lends itself to an abundance of bright, clear summer days. An average of less than 40% chance of daily precipitation leaves plenty of opportunity for outdoor recreation. Average highs in the low 80s coupled with mild humidity make for consistently comfortable summers.

Fall

  • Valley Communities

    Average Temperature: 47°/64°

    Warm days continue from September through mid-October in the Valley Communities. Clearer skies, plenty of sun and rapidly falling humidity make for optimal foliage viewing. Winter winds begin to arrive in early November bringing with them much cooler nights. Bright, late autumn sun paired with increasingly earlier sunsets welcome that quintessential crispness of a fall evening in NEPA.

  • Pocono Mountains

    Average Temperature: 40°/60°

    Moderately warm days and crisp clear nights are a standard for fall in the Pocono Mountains. Summer humidity begins to wane by mid-September. Nights become increasingly cooler toward late October and early November. Average precipitation also begins to fall slightly and, of course, that famous NEPA foliage takes center stage.

  • Endless Mountains

    Average Temperature: 45°/60°

    Comfortable summer leads into a temperate early fall for the Endless Mountains. Much of September sees highs in the 60s and noticeably less precipitation. October brings cooler nights and stunning autumn landscapes. By November, clear, sunny days have begun giving way to mild early winter weather, wind and clouds.

Winter

  • Valley Communities

    Average Temperature: 26°/38°

    December starts off quite mild in the Valley Communities with average highs in the low 40s. Winter shows up, however, by the middle of the month and with it the first measurable snowfalls. Unless you’re a skier, January’s low temperatures and windchill often keep us indoors. Snow events are common, though less frequent than in the higher elevations.

  • Pocono Mountains

    Average Temperature: 22°/33°

    The elevation of the Pocono Mountains translates to colder, snowier winters. Once regular snowfall begins in mid to late December, much of the higher elevations experience a daily measurable snow cover. Average temperatures drop significantly toward late January. Though at times harsh and cold, Pocono winters provide optimal conditions for one of the most popular winter sports destinations in the country.

  • Endless Mountains

    Average Temperature: 25°/35°

    The largely rural landscape and a slightly better than average chance for snow cover offers spectacular winter views. Higher elevation and windchills occasionally dip temperatures into the teens. Mid-winter months offer ideal skiing and snowmobiling weather and quaint snow-covered towns dot the pastoral landscape.

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