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Colgate University

Temperatures, Precipitation, and Sunshine on campus:

Check below to read averages, minimums, and about daylight on the CU campus.

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During the School Year:
*all schools based on a 250 day school year
Daylight
Avg Number of daylight hours12.2 hrs
Avg % of day spent cloudy65.9%
Avg non-cloudy-ish sunlight hours
(subtracting away average cloudiness)
4.2 hrs
Precipitation
Avg % of day spent precipitating64.1%
Temperatures
Average Temperature38.0F
Maximum Temperature87.8F
Minimum Temperature-20.2F
Windchill Minimum-36.8F

Relevant quotes pertaining to the weather

“... i guess even the polo-wearing frat boys get tired of all the booze, snow, and fake smiles ...”
 
“... Middle of NOWHERE, snobby, overprivileged kids, too much drinking, HORRIBLE weather, too small, full of itself, everyone knows each others' busin...”
 
“... I actually started at Colgate early by registering for a camping trip for incoming freshmen that takes place in the Adirondack Mountains, which ...”
 
“... If you can't find the beauty in the rural location, can't appreciate students who may be less fortunate than you are, and bash the weather every...”
 
“... The winter is harsh, but students find ways to have fun even during the lowest temperatures ...”
 
“... And to those who want to plug Colgate as dreary, they obviously haven't visited on a colorful fall day, in robust spring, or during a quiet sn...”
 
“... There are those few that really just can't hope with the cold and rural climate and actually do transfer for this sole reason ...”
 
“... If you can get past some of Colgate's perceived weaknesses, such as drinking, snow, and a lack of city amenities, then your overall college ex...”
 
“... The campus is beautiful and even when it is cold and snowy out, I still really enjoyed being at school ...”
 
“... That being said, student complaints about snow or Greek life or drinking or preppy white rich kids and a lack of diversity get old ...”
 
“... even all the snow ...”
 
“... even the snow ...”
 
“... Common complaints are that it is too small, too rich, too rural, too cold, too much drinking ...”
 
“... The snow is great because you get to go sledding and skiing, etc ...”
 
“... I sort of like walking up the hill, and it's really not unbearably cold if you've got warm clothing and mittens ...”
 
“... When, I was a student- felt there was lack of choices in my field of study- took 2 semesters abroad- to study anthropology and sociology- Limited...”
 
“... Narrow-minded people may be turned off by a rather isolated setting, snowy winters, students who drink or have money ...”
 
“... The campus is absolutely beautiful, it is very green but be warned, it is upstate New York, and very, very cold and snowy most of the year ...”
 



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