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Climate in Hartford, Vermont

Hartford, Vermont gets 41 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Hartford averages 70 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 179 sunny days per year in Hartford. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Hartford gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 138 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 81 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 8
Rain: averages 41 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 70 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Hartford is 6.4 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Vermont.

6.4 / 10
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Hartford, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Hartford, VermontUnited States
  40.9 in.38.1 in.
  70.4 in.27.8 in.
  138.1 days106.2 days
  179 days205 days
  81.4°85.8°
  7.8°21.7°
  6.47
  3.34.3
  394 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 Hartford with an average high temperature of 81.4°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Vermont. In Hartford, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Hartford are June, August and July.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Hartford with an average of 7.8°. This is warmer than most places in Vermont.


In Hartford, there are 6.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Vermont.


In Hartford, there are 163.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Vermont.


In Hartford, there are 20.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Vermont.


October is the wettest month in Hartford with 4.1 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.5 inches. The wettest season is Winter with 28% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 40.9 inches in Hartford means that it is drier than most places in Vermont.


June is the rainiest month in Hartford with 13.2 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 9.2 rainy days. There are 138.1 rainy days annually in Hartford, which is less rainy than most places in Vermont. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 70.4 inches in Hartford means that it is less snowy than most places in Vermont. January is the snowiest month in Hartford with 18.9 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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