Zip 05048 (Hartland, VT) Climate


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United States / Vermont / No Metro Area / Windsor County / No City / Hartland (zip 05048)
05048 Hartland, VT has a humid continental climate characterized by cold winters and warm, humid summers. The average winter temperature is around 20-25 degrees Fahrenheit, while summer temperatures range from the mid 70s to low 80s. Precipitation is fairly consistent throughout the year with varying amounts of snowfall in the winter months and occasional rain showers during the spring and summer. Winters are generally long and snowy, while summers tend to be mild and muggy. Overall, Hartland enjoys four distinct seasons with plenty of outdoor activities available year round.

Hartland (zip 05048), Vermont gets 43 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Hartland (zip 05048) averages 76 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 191 sunny days per year in Hartland (zip 05048). The US average is 205 sunny days.

Hartland (zip 05048) gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 141 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 82 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 7
Rain: averages 43 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 76 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 05048 zip code is 6.3 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Vermont.

9 Summer - 3.8 Winter
July, August and June are the most pleasant months in the 05048 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateHartland, VermontUnited States
  42.9 in.38.1 in.
  76.0 in.27.8 in.
  140.8 days106.2 days
  191 days205 days
  81.7°85.8°
  6.5°21.7°
  6.37
  3.34.3
  941 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 05048 zip code with an average high temperature of 81.7°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Vermont. In the 05048 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 05048 zip code are June, August and July.
In the 05048 zip code, there are 7.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Vermont.
January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the 05048 zip code with an average of 6.5°. This is about average compared to other places in Vermont.
In the 05048 zip code, there are 171.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Vermont.
In the 05048 zip code, there are 24.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Vermont.
Humidity in the 05048 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 05048 zip code with 4.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.7 inches. The wettest season is Winter with 28% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 42.9 inches in the 05048 zip code means that it is about average compared to other places in Vermont.
June is the rainiest month in the 05048 zip code with 13.6 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 9.6 rainy days. There are 140.8 rainy days annually in the 05048 zip code, which is less rainy than most places in Vermont. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 76.0 inches in the 05048 zip code means that it is less snowy than most places in Vermont. January is the snowiest month in the 05048 zip code with 20.5 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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