South Windsor, Connecticut 

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The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for South Windsor is 7.0 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Connecticut.

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June, September and August are the most pleasant months in South Windsor, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  South Windsor, ConnecticutUnited States
  48.9 in.38.1 in.
  36.4 in.27.8 in.
  120.3 days106.2 days
  190 days205 days
  83.7°85.8°
  16.8°21.7°
  77
  3.34.3
  39 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 South Windsor with an average high temperature of 83.7°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Connecticut. In South Windsor, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for South Windsor are June, September and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for South Windsor with an average of 16.8°. This is about average compared to other places in Connecticut.


In South Windsor, there are 11.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Connecticut.


In South Windsor, there are 131.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Connecticut.


In South Windsor, there are 4.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Connecticut.


October is the wettest month in South Windsor with 4.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 3.0 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 27% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 48.9 inches in South Windsor means that it is drier than most places in Connecticut.


May is the rainiest month in South Windsor with 11.9 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 9.1 rainy days. There are 120.3 rainy days annually in South Windsor, which is rainier than most places in Connecticut. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 24% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 36.4 inches in South Windsor means that it is snowier than most places in Connecticut. January is the snowiest month in South Windsor with 11.3 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for South Windsor    3 Reviews
    for the northeast it's seems to be a great place - 3/23/2010
    I'm from southern Calif., Los Angeles area all my life except for 10 years in Phoenix metro for college, and the start of my profession, then back to L.A. We moved to... Read More

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    South Windsor - 4/13/2009
    South Windsor is a great town to raise children. Education is valued by the people who live here. I wish I could move this town somewhere warmer. The winters are too... Read More

    Low Crime but High Cost of Living - 10/9/2007
    Houses are not cheap in South Windsor. Lots of recent commercial development if you like that sort of thing. The people are snobby in an upper-middle class sort of way... Read More


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