Norwich-New London Metro Area, Connecticut 

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Climate in Norwich-New London Metro Area, Connecticut

Norwich-New London Metro Area, Connecticut gets 50 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Norwich-New London Metro Area averages 29 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 188 sunny days per year in Norwich-New London Metro Area. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Norwich-New London Metro Area gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 118 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 19
Rain: averages 50 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 29 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Norwich-New London metro area is 7.1 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Connecticut.

7.1 / 10
August, June and July are the most pleasant months in the Norwich-New London metro area, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Norwich-New London, ConnecticutUnited States
  50.1 in.38.1 in.
  29.4 in.27.8 in.
  117.8 days106.2 days
  188 days205 days
  81.2°85.8°
  19.1°21.7°
  7.17
  3.34.3
  248 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 the Norwich-New London metro area with an average high temperature of 81.2°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Connecticut. In the Norwich-New London metro area, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the Norwich-New London metro area are June, August and July.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the Norwich-New London metro area with an average of 19.1°. This is warmer than most places in Connecticut.


In the Norwich-New London metro area, there are 5.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Connecticut.


In the Norwich-New London metro area, there are 122.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Connecticut.


In the Norwich-New London metro area, there are 2.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Connecticut.


March is the wettest month in the Norwich-New London metro area with 4.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 3.4 inches. The wettest season is Winter with 26% of yearly precipitation and 23% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 50.1 inches in the Norwich-New London metro area means that it is about average compared to other places in Connecticut.


May is the rainiest month in the Norwich-New London metro area with 11.2 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 8.8 rainy days. There are 117.8 rainy days annually in the Norwich-New London metro area, which is less rainy 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 29.4 inches in the Norwich-New London metro area means that it is less snowy than most places in Connecticut. January is the snowiest month in the Norwich-New London metro area with 8.8 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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