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Pittsburgh can be enjoyed any season of the year because there is plenty to explore both indoors and out. The weather can vary dramatically from day to day; one day it can be snowing and the day next bright and sunny in the 60’s.
Winter – Cold temperatures and snow – perfect for snow bunnies and skiers. Pack a warm coat, hat, and gloves. Be prepared for warmer than usual days in the beginning (November / December) of the winter season by bringing a lighter coat. Sunglasses are also nice for those days when the sun is bouncing of the snow covered lawns and sidewalks. Average temperatures:
December – 42 (high) 25 (low)
January - 37 (high) 20 (low)
February – 39 (high) 21 (low)
March – 50 (high) 29 (low)
Spring – Beautiful and a welcome release from the winter. Flowers and trees start to bloom and everyone’s spirits are lifted. Spring brings plenty of rain, so pack that umbrella along with a jacket. Average temperatures:
April – 62 (high) 38 (low)
May – 71 (high) 48 (low)
Summer – Perfect for jumping in the waves at the Wave Pool at Settlers Cabin or enjoying a boat ride on the Ohio River. Don’t forget your bathing suit and flip flops! You can also take in a ball game at beautiful PNC Park! Average temperatures:
June – 80 (high) 56 (low)
July – 85 (high) 62 (low)
August – 83 (high) 60 (low)
Fall – Enjoy the vast array of colorful leaves and the beginning of football season – this town is transformed into a sea of black and gold when the Steelers start playing. Enjoy warm days and crisp nights – pack an extra sweatshirt for those nights spent outside! Average temperatures:
September – 76 (high) 53 (low)
November – 53 (high) 33 (low)
October – 64 (high) 41 (low)