Salisbury, Connecticut 

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Climate in Salisbury, Connecticut

Salisbury, Connecticut gets 47 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Salisbury averages 53 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 188 sunny days per year in Salisbury. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Salisbury gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 132 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 82 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 13
Rain: averages 47 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 53 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Salisbury 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 Salisbury, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Salisbury, ConnecticutUnited States
  46.5 in.38.1 in.
  53.3 in.27.8 in.
  132.2 days106.2 days
  188 days205 days
  82.1°85.8°
  13.0°21.7°
  6.77
  3.44.3
  689 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 Salisbury with an average high temperature of 82.1°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Connecticut. In Salisbury, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Salisbury are June, August and July.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Salisbury with an average of 13.0°. This is one of the coldest places in Connecticut.


In Salisbury, there are 6.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Connecticut.


In Salisbury, there are 154.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Connecticut.


In Salisbury, there are 10.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Connecticut.


July is the wettest month in Salisbury with 4.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.8 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 29% of yearly precipitation and 20% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 46.5 inches in Salisbury means that it is one of the driest places in Connecticut.


May is the rainiest month in Salisbury with 13.3 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 9.3 rainy days. There are 132.2 rainy days annually in Salisbury, which is one of the rainiest places in Connecticut. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 24% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 53.3 inches in Salisbury means that it is one of the snowiest places in Connecticut. January is the snowiest month in Salisbury with 16.7 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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