Southington, Connecticut 

2 Reviews | Review This Place

CT Gifts

Climate in Southington, Connecticut

Southington, Connecticut gets 51 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Southington averages 35 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 191 sunny days per year in Southington. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Southington gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 108 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 85 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 19
Rain: averages 51 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 35 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Southington is 7.1 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Connecticut.

9.1 / 5.2

Summer   /   Winter
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Southington, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Southington, ConnecticutUnited States
  51.0 in.38.1 in.
  34.7 in.27.8 in.
  107.6 days106.2 days
  191 days205 days
  84.5°85.8°
  19.0°21.7°
  7.17
  3.34.3
  164 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 Southington with an average high temperature of 84.5°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Connecticut. In Southington, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Southington are June, September and August.


In Southington, there are 10.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Connecticut.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Southington with an average of 19.0°. This is warmer than most places in Connecticut.


In Southington, there are 120.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Connecticut.


In Southington, there are 2.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Connecticut.


The humidity is usually comfortable in Southington but some summer months can be sticky or muggy. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year. The most humid months are July, August and June.


October is the wettest month in Southington with 5.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 3.4 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 51.0 inches in Southington means that it is wetter than most places in Connecticut.


May is the rainiest month in Southington with 10.2 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 8.0 rainy days. There are 107.6 rainy days annually in Southington, which is one of the least rainy places in Connecticut. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 34.7 inches in Southington means that it is about average compared to other places in Connecticut. January is the snowiest month in Southington with 10.5 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





  • Annual Rainfall (US Avg: 36.5")
Select Map Options
  • Annual Rainfall
  • Annual Snowfall
  • Precipitation Days
  • Sunny Days
  • July High Temp
  • January Low Temp
  • Reset Map

  • View More Data >

    Reviews for Southington    2 Reviews
    great place - 5/22/2010
    We ahve lived here for 15 yrs and really like the small town atmosphere with many amenities. We are close to major highways to go to "the big"... Read More

    Start Your Review of Southington


    Housing is old and ruddy - 7/27/2009
    Southington is a generally overdeveloped city/town (it's right on the line) which is showing it's age, in terms of housing at least. Most of the rental homes and... Read More


    View More Data >

    COMPARE COST OF LIVING
    Compare Southington, Connecticut to any other place in the USA.


    MAPS OF SOUTHINGTON, CONNECTICUT
    ZIP CODES IN SOUTHINGTON, CONNECTICUT
    06489 06479 06467 06444


    PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP

    Members receive 10 FREE city profile downloads a month, unlimited access to our detailed cost of living calculator and analysis, unlimited access to our DataEngine, and more.

    Try Now
    Join BestPlaces