Boston, Massachusetts 

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Weather in Boston, Massachusetts

The most pleasant months of the year for Boston are June, August and July. In Boston, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Boston with an average high temperature of 82.4°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Massachusetts. January is the snowiest month in Boston with 14.2 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year.


Today's Weather - Boston, MA

4 PM PST

Rain Showers Likely then Patchy Fog

69°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TonightRain Showers Likely then Patchy Fog65° / 78°E 6 to 13 mph
Wednesday NightSlight Chance Rain Showers63° / 79°E 8 mph
Thursday NightPartly Cloudy65° / 84°SW 8 mph
Friday NightChance Rain Showers68° / 83°SW 9 mph
Saturday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms67° / 76°W 10 mph
Sunday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms61° / 74°NW 12 mph
Monday NightPartly Cloudy63° / 78°NW 10 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 82 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 19
Rain: averages 47 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 48 inches of snow a year


SPERLING'S COMFORT INDEX
Boston ranks 50/100 for Comfort Index

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January36° 19°
February39° 22°
March46° 29°
April57° 38°
May68° 47°
June77° 57°
July82° 63°
August81° 61°
September73° 54°
October62° 42°
November52° 34°
December41° 25°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Boston
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January027127
February024106
March019125
April06121
May11120
June20110
July50100
August30100
September1090
October04100
November012111
December024125

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.


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Reviews for Boston    114 Reviews
Overrated - 5/15/2019
I rated "Just Okay" because Boston did offer a few things that other cities didn't. The schools are good, the public transit is OK and it's proximity to NYC is a winner.... Read More

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Boston Is Not For Everyone - 4/23/2019
I've lived in Boston 11+ years. Pros: history; Victorian and Colonial architecture; healthcare quality and options; cultural and economic opportunity; smart people move... Read More

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