Best Time To Visit Hartford

The weather in Connecticut is very prone to a sudden change and the city experiences moderate precipitation all over the year. The summer season witnesses a brief warm period with heat waves. The winters are very cold and experience heavy snowfall. The fall and the spring seasons have a pleasant temperature. The weekends during fall can be a bit crowded due to the Fall's foliage spectacle.

  • Summer (June to August): The summer season is a great time to visit Hartford. The weather is usually hot and humid and the city experiences unpredictable afternoon thunderstorms that bring a sigh of relief to the people. The mercury rises and the average temperature during the summer months’ rises to about 19 to 22 degrees Celsius. The summers season is the most crowded time in the city and can be considered as the peak season. The prices in the city are very high during this time of the season.
  • Fall (September to October): The fall season is a great time to visit Hartford. The trees start changing colour and the spectacle of the foliage attracts several domestic and international tourists. The weather remains pleasant with the day time temperatures between 17 to 11 degrees Celsius. The evenings and nights get colder and many restaurants offer outdoor seating to make the most of the wonderful weather. Numerous festivals and outdoor concerts take place during this time of the year.
  • Winter (November to February): The winter season is the coldest season in Hartford and witnesses about 48 inches of snowfall each season. The weather is extremely cold with day time temperatures dropping between 0 to -3 degrees Celsius. Tourists often avoid visiting the city during the winter season as the winters are considered as the off season. The city however remains fully functional during the winters as well and most of the businesses, shops, restaurants, and attractions continue to operate normally. The prices in the city are at an all-time low and this is a great time to bag some great discounts and cheap deals. Carry appropriate clothing if you plan to visit during the winters as the evenings tend to get colder.
  • Spring (March to May): The spring season also offers a sweet spot between the on and the off seasons. The spring season boasts a pleasant weather along with the day time temperatures fluctuating between 3 to 15 degrees. The city is still relatively cheaper as the summer crowds have not yet arrived. Deals and discounts are easily available during this time of the year.

The best time to visit Hartford is during the Fall season. The precipitation levels are low, the crowds are less, the weather is pleasant and there are numerous events and festivals that take place in the town during this time of the year. In addition, the fall foliage adds to the charm and beauty of the city. If you do not wish to visit during the fall season, consider visiting during the spring, followed by the summer season.

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Highest temperature in Hartford is recorded as 91.4℉ in May and June.

Lowest temperature in Hartford is recorded as 5℉ in January.

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Maximum rain recorded in Hartford is 1178.3 mm in October.

Months with no rains or lowest rains in Hartford is November.

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Most humid month in Hartford is October.

Least humid month in Hartford is March.