Best Time To Visit Hartford

Best Time To Go To 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.

Climate in Hartford

Know weather for your travel dates:

23-Jan-2018
oF | oC
Today 23 Jan

13oC

1oC

Rain until afternoon.

Wind:1.99 m/s

Humidity:91%

Precipitation:0.82%

  • Wed 24 Jan
    2oC | -9oC

    Partly cloudy until afternoon.

  • Thu 25 Jan
    -4oC | -9oC

    Partly cloudy in the morning.

  • Fri 26 Jan
    2oC | -3oC

    Clear throughout the day.

  • Sat 27 Jan
    9oC | 6oC

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Sun 28 Jan
    12oC | 4oC

    Rain starting in the afternoon.

  • Mon 29 Jan
    5oC | -5oC

    Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.

Month wise Weather in Hartford

Average Temperature in Hartford by month

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Jan

Average temperature: 1oC

Minimum temperature: -4oC

Maximum temperature: 7oC

Feb

Average temperature: -1oC

Minimum temperature: -6oC

Maximum temperature: 5oC

Mar

Average temperature: 8oC

Minimum temperature: -3oC

Maximum temperature: 14oC

Apr

Average temperature: 4oC

Minimum temperature: 1oC

Maximum temperature: 14oC

May

Average temperature: 15oC

Minimum temperature: 8oC

Maximum temperature: 22oC

Jun

Average temperature: 16oC

Minimum temperature: 8oC

Maximum temperature: 24oC

Jul

Average temperature: 24oC

Minimum temperature: 19oC

Maximum temperature: 30oC

Aug

Average temperature: 23oC

Minimum temperature: 17oC

Maximum temperature: 29oC

Sep

Average temperature: 15oC

Minimum temperature: 7oC

Maximum temperature: 25oC

Oct

Average temperature: 12oC

Minimum temperature: 4oC

Maximum temperature: 21oC

Nov

Average temperature: 11oC

Minimum temperature: 1oC

Maximum temperature: 21oC

Dec

Average temperature: 7oC

Minimum temperature: 1oC

Maximum temperature: 12oC

Highest temperature in Hartford is recorded as 30oC in July.

Lowest temperature in Hartford is recorded as -6oC in February.

Average Rain in Hartford by Month (in mm)

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Jan

Average Rain: 4.63 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 9.27 mm

Feb

Average Rain: 17.54 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 43.34 mm

Mar

Average Rain: 14.45 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 41.82 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 175.99 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 411.85 mm

May

Average Rain: 15.48 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 26.33 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 54.7 mm

Minimum Rain: 1.52 mm

Maximum Rain: 96.01 mm

Jul

Average Rain: 109.42 mm

Minimum Rain: 17.01 mm

Maximum Rain: 292.67 mm

Aug

Average Rain: 93.94 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 252.37 mm

Sep

Average Rain: 1.04 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 3.11 mm

Oct

Average Rain: 11.36 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 34.08 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 0.51 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 1.52 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 123.87 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 236.89 mm

Maximum rain recorded in Hartford is 411.85 mm in April.

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

Average Humidity in Hartford by Month (in %)

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Jan

Average Humidity: 69%

Minimum Humidity: 62%

Maximum Humidity: 80%

Feb

Average Humidity: 72%

Minimum Humidity: 68%

Maximum Humidity: 76%

Mar

Average Humidity: 71%

Minimum Humidity: 42%

Maximum Humidity: 94%

Apr

Average Humidity: 77%

Minimum Humidity: 56%

Maximum Humidity: 88%

May

Average Humidity: 68%

Minimum Humidity: 54%

Maximum Humidity: 81%

Jun

Average Humidity: 69%

Minimum Humidity: 48%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Jul

Average Humidity: 76%

Minimum Humidity: 68%

Maximum Humidity: 85%

Aug

Average Humidity: 75%

Minimum Humidity: 68%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

Sep

Average Humidity: 61%

Minimum Humidity: 50%

Maximum Humidity: 70%

Oct

Average Humidity: 75%

Minimum Humidity: 70%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

Nov

Average Humidity: 73%

Minimum Humidity: 53%

Maximum Humidity: 85%

Dec

Average Humidity: 76%

Minimum Humidity: 61%

Maximum Humidity: 95%

Most humid month in Hartford is April.

Least humid month in Hartford is September.

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