“Variable” is frequently used to describe Otsego County’s weather. Winters are usually brisk and snowy. Spring is short, going from chilly days to warm ones over a span of 3–4 weeks. Warm days and cool nights make summer very enjoyable. Fall is a long, beautiful season, marked by spectacular foliage and steady, warm daytime temperatures. The fall foliage usually peaks between October 8th and 15th.