Statistically Speaking

Temperatures are lowering rapidly in Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon students are feeling the changes. Although it may seem like Pittsburgh’s weather is always cold and gray, here’s the truth about Pittsburgh weather:

Highest recorded temperature: 103°F

Lowest recorded temperature: –22°F

Average number of days per year with precipitation of 0.01 inch or more: 152

Average number of cloudy days per year: 203

Average number of sunny days per year: 59

Average temperature in November: 42.3°F

Average number of cloudy days in November: 20

Average number of clear days in November: 4

Sources: Census Bureau, (