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Weather in Massachusetts

The most pleasant months of the year for Massachusetts are June, August and July. In Massachusetts, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Massachusetts with an average high temperature of 81.5°, which ranks it as cooler than most states. January is the snowiest month in Massachusetts with 13.7 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 - Massachusetts, MA

7 AM PST

Partly Sunny

82°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TodayPartly Sunny87° / 65°NE 5 mph
FridayMostly Sunny84° / 63°NE 1 to 8 mph
SaturdayChance Rain Showers78° / 62°NE 5 to 9 mph
SundayChance Rain Showers77° / 65°NE 6 mph
MondayChance Rain Showers82° / 65°S 5 mph
TuesdaySlight Chance Rain Showers85° / 64°W 5 mph
WednesdaySlight Chance Rain Showers83° / 65°N 3 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 82 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 16
Rain: averages 49 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 47 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Massachusetts area is 6.8 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Massachusetts.

6.8 / 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
January35° 16°
February38° 19°
March46° 26°
April57° 36°
May68° 46°
June76° 55°
July82° 61°
August80° 59°
September73° 51°
October61° 40°
November51° 32°
December40° 23°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Massachusetts
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January028116
February02595
March023114
April09111
May01120
June10110
July30100
August2090
September0090
October06100
November016111
December026114

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 Massachusetts    73 Reviews
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Secondary education - 6/14/2015
Massachusetts offers exceptional college options from its highly regarded state system to a significant number of private colleges. Massachusetts is home to some... Read More

Massachusetts - 6/3/2015
Massachusetts, especially the Boston area, is a great place to live. Well over 50 colleges and universities within a 100 mile radius so the entire region is always... Read More


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