Torrington, CT Climate


Reviews



Download our custom City Report to see exclusive
data on cost of living, crime, climate, and more.
Torrington, Connecticut has a humid subtropical climate. Summers in Torrington are hot and humid, with temperatures typically ranging from the mid-70s to the mid-80s Fahrenheit. Winters are generally mild, although occasional snowfall does occur. Spring is usually warm and wet, while fall is cool and dry. Precipitation in Torrington is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year, typically averaging around 44 inches per year.

Torrington, Connecticut gets 53 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Torrington averages 47 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 201 sunny days per year in Torrington. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Torrington gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 126 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 83 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 14
Rain: averages 53 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 47 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Torrington is 6.8 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Connecticut.

9.1 Summer - 4.7 Winter
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Torrington, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateTorrington, ConnecticutUnited States
  52.6 in.38.1 in.
  46.6 in.27.8 in.
  125.9 days106.2 days
  201 days205 days
  82.6°85.8°
  13.5°21.7°
  6.87
  3.44.3
  548 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 Torrington with an average high temperature of 82.6°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Connecticut. In Torrington, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Torrington are June, August and September.
In Torrington, there are 7.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Connecticut.
January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Torrington with an average of 13.5°. This is one of the coldest places in Connecticut.
In Torrington, there are 155.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Connecticut.
In Torrington, there are 7.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Connecticut.
Humidity in Torrington is generally quite low and comfortable. There are few days during the summer when the humidity becomes unpleasant. The most humid months (but still comfortable) are July, August and June.
October is the wettest month in Torrington with 5.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 3.6 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 52.6 inches in Torrington means that it is one of the wettest places in Connecticut.
May is the rainiest month in Torrington with 12.5 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 8.6 rainy days. There are 125.9 rainy days annually in Torrington, 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 23% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 46.6 inches in Torrington means that it is one of the snowiest places in Connecticut. January is the snowiest month in Torrington with 12.8 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.
Jobs