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The most pleasant months of the year for Hartford are June, August and September. In Hartford, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Hartford with an average high temperature of 83.5°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Connecticut. January is the snowiest month in Hartford with 11.5 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall. July is the most humid month, though it is still relatively mild compared to many other places.

Today's Weather - Hartford, CT

1 AM PST

Mostly Clear

55°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
OvernightMostly Clear55° / 77°NW 1 to 6 mph
Wednesday NightShowers And Thunderstorms Likely55° / 70°NW 3 to 8 mph
Thursday NightPartly Cloudy50° / 74°NW 7 mph
Friday NightMostly Clear51° / 80°NW 5 to 8 mph
Saturday NightMostly Clear53° / 82°SW 2 to 7 mph
Sunday NightPartly Cloudy57° / 84°SW 2 to 7 mph
Monday NightPartly Cloudy59° / 85°SW 2 to 7 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 84 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 17
Rain: averages 51 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 38 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Hartford County area is 9.1 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Connecticut.

9.1 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7.8. 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
January35° 17°
February39° 20°
March47° 27°
April60° 38°
May70° 47°
June79° 57°
July84° 62°
August82° 60°
September74° 52°
October63° 41°
November51° 33°
December40° 23°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Hartford
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January028105
February02594
March022103
April07111
May11120
June20110
July50100
August3090
September1090
October0590
November015101
December026103

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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