Wallingford, Connecticut 

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Climate in Wallingford, Connecticut

Wallingford, Connecticut gets 49 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Wallingford averages 34 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 202 sunny days per year in Wallingford. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Wallingford 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 84 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 19
Rain: averages 49 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 34 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

7.1 / 10
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Wallingford, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Wallingford, ConnecticutUnited States
  48.5 in.38.1 in.
  34.3 in.27.8 in.
  108.1 days106.2 days
  202 days205 days
  84.3°85.8°
  19.0°21.7°
  7.17
  3.54.3
  72 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 Wallingford with an average high temperature of 84.3°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Connecticut. In Wallingford, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Wallingford are June, September and August.


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


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


In Wallingford, there are 120.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Connecticut.


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


October is the wettest month in Wallingford with 4.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 3.2 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 26% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 48.5 inches in Wallingford means that it is drier than most places in Connecticut.


May is the rainiest month in Wallingford with 10.7 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 7.8 rainy days. There are 108.1 rainy days annually in Wallingford, which is one of the least rainy places in Connecticut. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 34.3 inches in Wallingford means that it is about average compared to other places in Connecticut. January is the snowiest month in Wallingford with 10.3 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Wallingford    2 Reviews
    Beautiful Town - 11/22/2015
    Wallingford has such a nice charm to it! Wallingford's housing has built up a lot over the past decade. There are so many newly built luxury homes. The education system... Read More

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    Lower Downtown Wallingford - 7/10/2011
    The town of Wallingford in a whole is great in my opinion but the lower downtown area is starting to get the "trashy feel " to it. I hate the losers that stand around... Read More


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