Residents and visitors alike can enjoy all four seasons in Cayuga County. Our average high temperature typically hits in July, but it tends to be lower than the national average.  The region also provides excellent air and water quality, which ranks better than the national average.  The county also ranks higher than the national average on the comfort index.

Cayuga County Climate Statistics
Cayuga County United States
Annual Rainfall (in.) 36.3 36.5
Annual Snowfall (in.) 74.5 25
Precipitation Days 147 100
Sunny Days 160 205
Avg. July High 80.7 86.5
Avg. January Low 16.2 20.5
Comfort Index (Higher=Better)* 54 44
UV Index** 3.1 4.3
Elevation (Ft.) 696 1,060
Source: Sperling’s Best Places, 2011

*Comfort Index is based on humidity during the hot month, on a scale of 1 to 100 where higher is more comfortable.

**The UV Index is a measure of an area’s exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude.