Best time to visit Pittsburgh, PA, USA?

  • The best time to travel to Pittsburgh is during the month of January when there are fewer tourists and accommodations are less expensive. During this time, expect to pay around $85/night for a 1-bedroom vacation rental. That's 30% cheaper compared to December. Temperatures are in the low 30s, just a bit cooler than the average 40°F you could experience during peak season.
  • Most people travel to Pittsburgh in the early winter. This is peak season so expect to pay more for your hotel room. Try avoiding the Thanksgiving week (November 22nd - 27th) and the Christmas week (December 25th to January 2nd) if you're on a budget; accommodation rates surge the most during these weeks.
  • When visiting Pittsburgh from November through March be prepared to encounter some snow.

Avoid the crowd

The best time to avoid the crowd in Pittsburgh, PA, USA is January.

December

Most crowded

January

Least crowded


Save money

The cheapest time to travel to Pittsburgh, PA, USA is February.

$94
JUL
$115
AUG
$115
SEP
$122
OCT
$124
NOV
$133
DEC
$87
JAN
$84
FEB
$101
MAR
$109
APR
$116
MAY
$117
JUN

Approximate nightly cost for a one bedroom vacation rental.

Events

Busiest dates.

09/15 - 09/18
Price increase 15
10/06 - 10/08
Price increase 27
10/20 - 10/22
Price increase 28.5
11/16 - 11/18
TITANS 28.5
11/22 - 11/27
Thanksgiving 47
12/08 - 12/11
RAVENS 26
12/15 - 12/18
Patriots 30.5
12/25 - 01/02
Christmas 38
03/14 - 03/19
NCAA 22
05/04 - 05/08
Marathon 9.5

Weather

In Pittsburgh, PA, USA, July is the sunniest month and July the warmest.

81
27
JUL
79
26
AUG
73
23
SEP
58
14
OCT
47
8
NOV
40
4
DEC
31
0
JAN
33
0
FEB
43
6
MAR
57
14
APR
67
20
MAY
76
24
JUN
UV index
1
7

5.0
13cm
JUL
4.5
12cm
AUG
3.4
9cm
SEP
3.1
8cm
OCT
2.4
6cm
NOV
4.1
10cm
DEC
3.5
9cm
JAN
2.6
7cm
FEB
4.5
12cm
MAR
4.6
12cm
APR
6.4
16cm
MAY
6.8
17cm
JUN
Rainfall/month
inch/centimeter