Litchfield borough, Connecticut 

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Climate in Litchfield borough, Connecticut

Litchfield borough, Connecticut gets 52 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Litchfield borough averages 62 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 196 sunny days per year in Litchfield borough. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Litchfield borough gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 117 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 81 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 13
Rain: averages 52 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 62 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Litchfield borough is 6.7 (10=best), which means it is one of the least comfortable places in Connecticut.

6.7 / 10
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Litchfield borough, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Litchfield borough, ConnecticutUnited States
  52.0 in.38.1 in.
  62.2 in.27.8 in.
  116.6 days106.2 days
  196 days205 days
  80.7°85.8°
  12.6°21.7°
  6.77
  3.44.3
  1086 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


July is the hottest month for Litchfield borough with an average high temperature of 80.7°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Connecticut. In Litchfield borough, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Litchfield borough are August, June and July.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Litchfield borough with an average of 12.6°. This is one of the coldest places in Connecticut.


In Litchfield borough, there are 4.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Connecticut.


In Litchfield borough, there are 160.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Connecticut.


In Litchfield borough, there are 8.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Connecticut.


October is the wettest month in Litchfield borough with 4.9 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 3.5 inches. The wettest season is Winter with 27% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 52.0 inches in Litchfield borough means that it is wetter than most places in Connecticut.


May is the rainiest month in Litchfield borough with 11.7 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 8.1 rainy days. There are 116.6 rainy days annually in Litchfield borough, which is less rainy than most places in Connecticut. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 62.2 inches in Litchfield borough means that it is one of the snowiest places in Connecticut. January is the snowiest month in Litchfield borough with 17.2 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Leaving the warmth of Florida for the cold of New - 1/20/2008
    When people find out my wife and I left beautiful and warm Boca Raton, Fl. for Litchfield, Ct. they think we're crazy. I tell them it's not only about the weather. ... Read More

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