Cleveland Weather and Climate

Cleveland experiences all of the seasons consisting of vibrant spring, sun-filled summers, beautiful autumns and freezing winters. The driest month in Cleveland is February and June is the wettest month. Cleveland's coldest month is January and the warmest month is July.



The winds modify the continental climate and are responsible for reducing the summer temperatures and raise winter temperatures. Summers are relatively warm and humid and winters are cold and cloudy. Autumn offers the best weather of the year. Statistics show that the city has number of cloudy days in a year. Temperature is much lower than the U.S. average throughout the year except for the month of July, when it equals the average of US. With moderate temperature throughout the year, this city could be an apt choice for many and has attracted tourist from all over the world forthe same.

The tornado activity is higher than the U.S. average. The earthquake activity is much lower than the U.S. average. The main causes for natural disasters are storms, floods, tornadoes and winds. The number of natural disasters in the county equals the U.S. average value for natural disasters.

Snowfall fluctuates widely every year. The snowfall is much higher than the U.S. average in the entire season. The winter is generally short with heavy snowfall and occasional wind-chill. The city experiences Lake effect snow because of the Lake Erie and this continues till the Lake Erie freezes in mid-November. East side of Cleveland experiences more snowfall because of the Lake Erie. This eastern zone is the Snow Belt which extends from the Lake up to 10 miles to Greater Cleveland.