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

10 AM PST

Chance Rain Showers

59°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
This AfternoonChance Rain Showers63° / 58°S 0 to 8 mph
WednesdayAreas Of Fog then Mostly Cloudy68° / 60°SE 2 to 13 mph
ThursdayMostly Sunny71° / 50°N 8 mph
FridayMostly Sunny62° / 52°E 10 mph
SaturdayPartly Sunny68° / 49°SW 6 to 9 mph
SundaySlight Chance Rain Showers56° / 46°N 12 mph
MondayChance Rain Showers58° / 53°SE 9 to 13 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


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Boston area is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Massachusetts.

6.9 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. 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    117 Reviews
My thoughts on Boston - 10/3/2020
I live in this city for 10 years, i am 15 now. Boston is not a great city to live in. It's expensive, has a terrible quality of life, bad weather, the sky and... Read More

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Boston is great? Think again. - 8/6/2019
I was born and raised in Boston, the only good thing about this place is the money, if you have a great job. Other than that, the weather sucks, people are rude, people... Read More

Boston gets a bad reputation - 8/2/2019
I grew up 25 miles outside of Boston and currently live about an hour north in New Hampshire. Boston definitely isn't for everyone its crowded and expensive, it can be... Read More


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