Alton, New Hampshire 

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Weather in Alton, New Hampshire

The most pleasant months of the year for Alton are August, June and July. In Alton, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Alton with an average high temperature of 80.6°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in New Hampshire. January is the snowiest month in Alton with 18.4 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall. There are few days during the summer when the humidity becomes unpleasant.


Today's Weather - Alton, NH

2 PM PST

Sunny

79°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
This AfternoonSunny81° / 62°W 10 mph
FridayChance Rain Showers then Chance Showers And Thunderstorms84° / 66°SW 0 to 5 mph
SaturdayChance Showers And Thunderstorms83° / 54°W 5 to 10 mph
SundaySlight Chance Rain Showers71° / 50°NW 10 mph
MondaySunny76° / 50°NW 5 to 10 mph
TuesdayMostly Sunny78° / 56°W 5 to 10 mph
WednesdayMostly Sunny84° / 58°SW 5 to 10 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 81 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 10
Rain: averages 47 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 62 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Alton area is 6.5 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in New Hampshire.

6.5 / 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
January30° 10°
February34° 13°
March42° 21°
April55° 33°
May67° 44°
June76° 54°
July81° 59°
August79° 57°
September71° 49°
October59° 37°
November47° 29°
December35° 18°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Alton
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January031118
February02796
March028115
April013121
May01130
June10130
July20110
August10120
September01110
October09110
November020122
December029116

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 Alton    1 Reviews
Don't think I could live here - 7/20/2008
My sister lives in Alton Bay. It is very scenic in the summer months and most of the local restaurants are over crowded with vacationers. In the winter it is dull, dull,... Read More

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