Zip 06488 (Southbury, CT) Weather


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The most pleasant months of the year for the 06488 zip code are June, September and August. In the 06488 zip code, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for the 06488 zip code with an average high temperature of 84.5°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Connecticut. January is the snowiest month in the 06488 zip code with 11.7 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 - Southbury, CT

4 PM PST

Showers And Thunderstorms Likely then Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms

59°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TonightShowers And Thunderstorms Likely then Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms52° / 70°SW 3 to 10 mph
Monday NightMostly Clear44° / 67°NW 3 to 10 mph
Tuesday NightMostly Clear43° / 64°NW 3 to 8 mph
Wednesday NightRain Showers Likely45° / 53°SE 7 to 10 mph
Thursday NightChance Rain Showers43° / 61°E 7 to 12 mph
Friday NightChance Rain Showers45° / 60°SW 10 mph
Saturday NightSlight Chance Rain Showers41° / 57°NW 9 to 13 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 85 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 18
Rain: averages 50 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 40 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Southbury (zip 06488) area is 9 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Connecticut.

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)
HighLow
January36° 18°
February40° 21°
March49° 28°
April61° 38°
May72° 47°
June80° 57°
July85° 62°
August82° 61°
September75° 53°
October63° 41°
November52° 33°
December40° 24°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Southbury
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January028107
February02584
March022104
April07111
May11120
June20110
July60100
August3090
September1090
October0590
November015101
December025104

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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