The most pleasant months of the year for the Bennington metro area are August, July and June. In the Bennington metro area, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for the Bennington metro area with an average high temperature of 79.1°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Vermont. January is the snowiest month in the Bennington metro area with 20.8 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall. There are few days during the summer when the humidity becomes unpleasant.
Today's Weather - Bennington, VT
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Chance Rain Showers
|7 DAY FORECAST||DESCRIPTION||HIGH/LOW||WIND|
|Overnight||Chance Rain Showers||34° / 60°||S 13 mph|
|Saturday Night||Showers And Thunderstorms then Slight Chance Snow Showers||23° / 35°||W 12 to 18 mph|
|Sunday Night||Mostly Clear||20° / 50°||SW 2 to 9 mph|
|Monday Night||Chance Rain Showers||38° / 53°||SW 7 to 17 mph|
|Tuesday Night||Chance Rain Showers||40° / 56°||NE 7 mph|
|Wednesday Night||Rain Showers Likely||47° / 57°||S 9 to 15 mph|
|Thursday Night||Chance Rain Showers then Partly Cloudy||30° / 44°||W 20 mph|
Summer High: the July high is around 79 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 10
Rain: averages 48 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 79 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Bennington Metro Area area is 8.9 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Vermont.
8.9 / 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)
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Bennington
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.