Zip 06031 (Falls Village, CT) Climate


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United States / Connecticut / Torrington Metro Area / Litchfield County / No City / Falls Village (zip 06031)
The climate in 06031 Falls Village, CT is very mild. Summers are generally warm and humid with temperatures usually never exceeding 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Winters are usually cold but rarely dip below zero degrees Fahrenheit. Precipitation is evenly distributed throughout the year with an average of around 40 inches of rain annually. The climate here is ideal for those seeking a temperate environment.

Falls Village (zip 06031), Connecticut gets 49 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Falls Village (zip 06031) averages 56 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 192 sunny days per year in Falls Village (zip 06031). The US average is 205 sunny days.

Falls Village (zip 06031) 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 14
Rain: averages 49 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 56 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 06031 zip code is 6.6 (10=best), which means it is one of the least comfortable places in Connecticut.

9.1 Summer - 4.3 Winter
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 06031 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateFalls Village, ConnecticutUnited States
  49.1 in.38.1 in.
  55.9 in.27.8 in.
  138.2 days106.2 days
  192 days205 days
  81.4°85.8°
  13.7°21.7°
  6.67
  5.54.3
  719 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 06031 zip code with an average high temperature of 81.4°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Connecticut. In the 06031 zip code, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the 06031 zip code are June, August and July.
In the 06031 zip code, there are 4.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Connecticut.
January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the 06031 zip code with an average of 13.7°. This is colder than most places in Connecticut.
In the 06031 zip code, there are 152.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Connecticut.
In the 06031 zip code, there are 8.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Connecticut.
Humidity in the 06031 zip code 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 the 06031 zip code with 4.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 3.1 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 27% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 49.1 inches in the 06031 zip code means that it is drier than most places in Connecticut.
May is the rainiest month in the 06031 zip code with 13.4 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 9.7 rainy days. There are 138.2 rainy days annually in the 06031 zip code, 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 24% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 55.9 inches in the 06031 zip code means that it is one of the snowiest places in Connecticut. January is the snowiest month in the 06031 zip code with 15.7 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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