Zip 06791 (Northwest Harwinton, CT) 

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Climate in Zip 06791 (Northwest Harwinton, CT)

Northwest Harwinton (zip 06791), Connecticut gets 53 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Northwest Harwinton (zip 06791) averages 53 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 Northwest Harwinton (zip 06791). The US average is 205 sunny days.

Northwest Harwinton (zip 06791) gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 121 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 13
Rain: averages 53 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 53 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 06791 zip code is 6.7 (10=best), which means it is one of the least comfortable places in Connecticut.

9.1 / 4.5

Summer   /   Winter
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 06791 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Northwest Harwinton, ConnecticutUnited States
  52.6 in.38.1 in.
  52.9 in.27.8 in.
  120.5 days106.2 days
  192 days205 days
  80.9°85.8°
  12.6°21.7°
  6.77
  3.44.3
  806 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 06791 zip code with an average high temperature of 80.9°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Connecticut. In the 06791 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 06791 zip code are August, June and July.


In the 06791 zip code, there are 4.8 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 06791 zip code with an average of 12.6°. This is one of the coldest places in Connecticut.


In the 06791 zip code, there are 161.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Connecticut.


In the 06791 zip code, there are 8.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Connecticut.


Humidity in the 06791 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 06791 zip code with 5.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 3.6 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 06791 zip code means that it is one of the wettest places in Connecticut.


May is the rainiest month in the 06791 zip code with 12.0 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 8.3 rainy days. There are 120.5 rainy days annually in the 06791 zip code, which is rainier 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 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 52.9 inches in the 06791 zip code means that it is one of the snowiest places in Connecticut. January is the snowiest month in the 06791 zip code with 15.3 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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