Feel at Home in Philadelphia

Whether you’re in Philadelphia for a few days, a few weeks or a few months, we want to do everything we can to make you feel comfortable and well taken care of during your stay. Please review our resources for families staying in Philadelphia.

About Philadelphia

Founded in 1682 by William Penn, Philadelphia is home to over 300 years of rich American history. It was in Independence Hall that the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were written and signed. In 1790, the city became the temporary capital of the United States, holding the First and Second Continental Congress. Today, Philadelphia houses national landmarks, cultures and cuisines of the world, and dynamic venues of entertainment.

Average temperature in Philadelphia

Wondering what the temperate will be during your stay in Philadelphia? Review the chart below, or visit Weather.com to see the forecast. Local postal/zip codes areas around CHOP are 19104, 19139 and 19143.

Month Average High   Average Low
  Fahrenheit Celsius Fahrenheit Celsius
January 40 4 26 -3
February 44 7 28 -2
March 53 12 34 1
April 64 18 44 7
May 74 23 54 12
June 83 28 64 18
July 87 31 69 21
August 85 29 68 20
September 78 26 60 16
October 67 19 48 9
November 56 13 39 4
December 45 7 30 -1

Contact Us

Reach an International Care Coordinator at:

001-267-426-6298

International Patient Services is a program within the International Medicine department at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.