Zip 06371 (Old Lyme, CT) Weather


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The most pleasant months of the year for the 06371 zip code are August, July and June. In the 06371 zip code, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for the 06371 zip code with an average high temperature of 79.7°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Connecticut. February is the snowiest month in the 06371 zip code with 7.9 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 - Old Lyme, CT

2 PM PST

Partly Sunny

51°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
This AfternoonPartly Sunny56° / 48°S 12 mph
WednesdayRain Showers56° / 28°S 21 to 24 mph
ThursdaySunny37° / 26°NW 17 to 22 mph
FridaySunny45° / 37°SW 5 to 14 mph
SaturdayChance Light Rain51° / 42°S 7 mph
SundayChance Light Rain56° / 43°NE 5 to 9 mph
MondayChance Light Rain54° / 41°E 6 to 10 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 80 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 23
Rain: averages 48 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 26 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Old Lyme (zip 06371) area is 9.2 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Connecticut.

9.2 / 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
January38° 23°
February40° 25°
March47° 31°
April56° 40°
May66° 49°
June75° 59°
July80° 65°
August79° 64°
September73° 57°
October63° 46°
November53° 38°
December43° 28°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Old Lyme
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January026103
February02393
March018102
April03110
May00110
June00100
July1090
August0090
September0090
October0190
November08100
December021112

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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