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Boston, Massachussets, United States of America. Author Dave Levy. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution
Boston, Massachussets, United States of America. Author Dave Levy

Boston climate: when to go to Boston

The city of Boston has a continental climate but with maritime influences due to its location along the Atlantic Ocean. The city is characterized by a highly variable climate that makes it famous in the U.S. for the time really unpredictable.

Summer in Boston is usually sunny, hot but also humid and rainy, the average maximum temperature in July have an average of 28 ° C. Winters, by contrast, are cold, windy, rainy and snowy, the coldest month is January with the average maximum temperature of 2.1 ° C  and the average minimum temperatures of -5.6 ° C .

Boston has an average of 22 snow days per year in which fall a total of 114 cm of snow, the snow usually falls in the months between December and March.

Rainfall is fairly abundant, inthe city fall an average of 1,100 mm in a year, rain is equally distributed in every month of the year, the rainy days are 126 in a year, while the hours of sunshine are 2,638.

Boston, Massachussets, United States of America. Author Emmanuel Huybrechts. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Boston, Massachussets, United States of America. Author Emmanuel Huybrechts

WHEN TO GO TO BOSTON

The best time to visit Boston is late spring or early autumn, when the weather is warm and pleasant. Autumn is particularly suitable because it is the period in which the forests of New England have the beautiful autumn colors of the leaves.

BOSTON CLIMATE TABLES

BOSTON (6 metres)
Month Average low (°C) Average high (°C) Precip. (mm) Precip. days (snowy days)
January -5,4 2,1 85,3  11,3 (6,7)
February -4,1 3,7 82,6  9,8 (5,3)
March -0,5 7,4 109,7  11,6 (4,2)
April 4,8 13,1 95,0  11,2 (0,7)
May 9,9 18,9 88,6  12,0
June 15,3 24,4 93,5  10,9
July 18,6 27,4 87,1  9,6
August 18,1 26,4 85,1  9,4
September 14,1 22,4 87,4  8,6
October 8,1 16,3 100,1  9,4 (0,1)
November 3,3 10,8 101,3  10,6 (0,8)
December -2,1 5,1 96,0  11,6 (4,6)
YEAR 6,7 14,9 1111,8  126,0 (22,4)

BOSTON
Month Sea Water Temperature °C
January 5
February 4
March 4
April 5
May 9
June 15
July 19
August 20
September 18
October 14
November 10
December 8

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