Monroe County enjoys a traditional four-season climate including brilliant fall foliage, snow for winter activities, springtime blossoms, and summertime sun. The climate is generally moderate. However, our mountains and valleys cause regional variations in temperature and precipitation.
The Mount Pocono region, in the north-central portion of the county has a growing season averaging 136 days. The Stroudsburg area, on the county’s eastern rim, averages 155 days. Monroe County’s average altitude is 1,280 feet above sea level with the highest point on Big Pocono Mountain being 2,131 feet. Stroudsburg, the county seat, is at 430 feet and Mount Pocono is at 1,915 feet.
Temperature ranges are generally 56 to 83 degrees during the summer and 15 to 37 degrees during the winter. Annual snowfall averages are 38.6 inches in Mount Pocono and 34.8 inches in Stroudsburg.
|July||56 to 83 degrees F|
|February||15 to 37 degrees F|
|Mount Pocono||136 days|
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