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Syracuse University

Temperatures, Precipitation, and Sunshine on campus:

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

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During the School Year:
*all schools based on a 250 day school year
Avg Number of daylight hours12.4 hrs
Avg % of day spent cloudy76.6%
Avg non-cloudy-ish sunlight hours
(subtracting away average cloudiness)
2.9 hrs
Avg % of day spent precipitating18.0%
Average Temperature40.7F
Maximum Temperature95.0F
Minimum Temperature-16.6F
Windchill Minimum-31.3F

Relevant quotes pertaining to the weather

“... Snowy winters ...”
“... the weather is awful ...”
“... Also the weather sucks ...”
“... It's f*cking cold every f*cking day there ...”
“... The weather, the students, EVERYTHING ...”
“... On top of all that, the weather is horrible, too ...”
“... However, if you like snow in your shoes, wasting your parents money, conversations about beer or sports, come on over ...”
“... The weather is depressing as fuck and the students are even worse ...”
“... Aaaand there's the weather ...”
“... Yes- you can take a bus to the mall but have fun waiting at the bus stop in the negatvie degree weather ...”
“... The weather is disgusting all the time, and it obviously affects all the students there ...”
“... Also in general the weather SUCKS ...”
“... The city is a sh*t hole and the weather sucks too ...”
“... The rural location and depressing weather combined with a self centered student population led me to transfer to another school ...”
“... All of what I heard from the school were positive things, academics were great, sports were great, the overall campus was great, and the weather ...”
“... A lot of options are available even for vegetarians/vegans 2) The weather- Yes, the weather is not pleasant, especially in the winter, but yo...”
“... And the weather can be really bad over the winter ...”
“... Although it has its negatives - it is expensive (but not so bad if you are offered a scholarship like me) and gets cold (which I am already...”
“... Although Syracuse leads the country in snow, walking across campus is never more than 15 minutes and as long as a student has a good coat and gl...”
“... I knew kids that would get really depressed from the freezing, grey, snowy weather and sit in their dorm rooms playing video games all day ...”
“... The weather, not so great, but you get used to it ...”
“... Yes, Syracuse is cold ...”
“... That's really my only complaint, other than the weather, which sucks and absolutely IS as bad as people say it is ...”
“... Syracuse overall definately will provide a very enjoyable college experience, if you can deal with cold weather I say Syracuse should defina...”
“... Very cold ...”
“... The only downsides were the high cost and the poor weather ...”
“... All of the people say that the people here are cold just does not give it a chance ...”
“... I've recently picked up the sport of snowboarding and love it tremendously ...”
“... As for the City of Syracuse, the weather is bad, that is true, but I always kind of liked the funky nature of the town ...”
“... The weather sucks and the area around campus is less than desirable ...”
“... Oh and you will get used to the cold ...”
“... Sure the city is not the best and the weathers sucks in the winter ...”
“... I stumbled onto this site randomly and I have to say that while the weather is miserable and the town surrounding the University is not exactly in...”
“... At first, I though this place would be boring and sad with regards to the weather ...”
“... Weather: Going to break yet another stereotype: you become depressed, get hypothermia, and ultimately die because of the weather ...”
“... A few downsides: snowy, somewhat unsafe, if you don't like to drink theres nothing to do on the weekend but always something to do if you do, wi...”
“... campus is cold but we still go out and party and volunteer ...”
“... Campus is even beautiful when it snows ...”
“... On those rare days it's sunny enough drive out to Lake Oneida and hit the beach ...”
“... The weather can get on your nerves and sometimes you think, wouldnt it be great to me in maryland or florida instead of freezing my ass off here ...”
“... however i found a lot of the students to be spoiled rich kids, the snow is just NONSTOP, and the surrouding city leaves much to be desired ...”
“... The weather here really isn't that much different from Boston, where I come from, it's just that you have to walk outside a lot more than in hig...”
“... The weather isn't as bad as you think ...”
“... First of all, the weather will be extremely different (but as long as you are prepared for it, it's really not too bad) ...”
“... The weather is bad, but if you're from someplace where it snows you'll be fine ...”
“... The weather gets crappy after a month or so (like, FREEZING wind chills), but gets better in the spring ...”
“... This university sucks, football blows and its cold up here in hell, work is hard and no one cares if your sruggling ...”
“... It has great school pride, the campus is beautiful (snow, rain, or sun), and academics are pretty challenging, at least for me anyway ...”
“... A lot of some of the negative comments are true b ut you will get used to the weather right away, you will make great friends and you will get a...”
“... It is important to really know how cold it is here ...”
“... If you can't take the cold, do not even bother considering Syracuse -- it snows straight from November to May ...”
“... Syracuse is a great school if you can weather the cold ...”

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