Zip 06061 (New Hartford Center, CT) Climate


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The climate in 06061 New Hartford Center, CT is mild and humid. During the summer months, temperatures range from an average high of 84°F to a low of 59°F in July. The winter months are usually cold with January typically registering an average high of 32°F and a low of 13°F. Precipitation is abundant throughout the year, with an annual average rainfall of 48 inches per year. Snowfall can vary greatly from season to season with an average total accumulation ranging from 12-18 inches.

Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 06061 zip code is 6.7 (10=best), which means it is one of the least comfortable places in Connecticut.

9.1 Summer - 4.6 Winter
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 06061 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateNew Hartford Center, ConnecticutUnited States
  52.6 in.38.1 in.
  46.8 in.27.8 in.
  128.7 days106.2 days
  190 days205 days
  80.9°85.8°
  13.7°21.7°
  6.77
  4.84.3
  810 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 06061 zip code with an average high temperature of 80.9°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Connecticut. In the 06061 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 06061 zip code are August, June and July.
In the 06061 zip code, there are 5.2 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 06061 zip code with an average of 13.7°. This is colder than most places in Connecticut.
In the 06061 zip code, there are 152.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Connecticut.
In the 06061 zip code, there are 7.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Connecticut.
Humidity in the 06061 zip code is generally low and comfortable. But there some days when the humidity becomes unpleasant, especially in July and August. The most humid months (but still comfortable) are July, August and June.
October is the wettest month in the 06061 zip code with 5.1 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 3.5 inches. The wettest season is Winter with 27% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 52.6 inches in the 06061 zip code means that it is one of the wettest places in Connecticut.
May is the rainiest month in the 06061 zip code with 12.6 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 8.9 rainy days. There are 128.7 rainy days annually in the 06061 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 Winter with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 46.8 inches in the 06061 zip code means that it is one of the snowiest places in Connecticut. January is the snowiest month in the 06061 zip code with 12.9 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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