Connecticut has a humid continental climate, characterized by warm summers and cold winters. Summers in Connecticut are generally hot and humid with temperatures reaching into the high 80s and 90s F (30s C). Winter temperatures can drop below 0F (-18C) during cold spells, though snowfall tends to be light compared to other parts of the United States. Spring and autumn are mild in Connecticut with temperatures ranging from the low 40s F (4-5C) in the morning to mid 70s F (23-25C) during the day. Rainfall is abundant throughout the year, particularly during late spring and early summer.
Connecticut, Connecticut gets 50 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Connecticut averages 37 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 194 sunny days per year in Connecticut. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Connecticut gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 119 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 83 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 18
Rain: averages 50 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 37 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
Connecticut's annual BestPlaces Comfort Index of 7.0 (10=best) indicates it is about average compared to other states in the United States.
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Summer / Winter
August, June and July are the most pleasant months in the state of Connecticut, while January and February are the least comfortable months.