Climate and Average Weather Year Round in Vermont United States

We show the climate in Vermont by comparing the average weather in 3 representative places: Burlington, Bennington, and Newport.

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Vermont, United States
Bennington
Vermont, United States
Newport
Vermont, United States
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Average High and Low Temperature in Vermont

Average High and Low Temperature in VermontJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec10°F10°F20°F20°F30°F30°F40°F40°F50°F50°F60°F60°F70°F70°F80°F80°F631281285930777NowNowBurlingtonBurlingtonBenningtonBenningtonNewportNewport
The daily average high and low air temperature at 2 meters above the ground.
HighJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Burlington 29°F31°F41°F56°F68°F76°F81°F79°F70°F58°F45°F34°F
Bennington 31°F34°F43°F57°F67°F75°F79°F77°F69°F58°F47°F36°F
Newport 26°F29°F38°F52°F64°F72°F76°F74°F67°F55°F42°F31°F
LowJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Burlington 14°F15°F25°F38°F49°F58°F62°F61°F53°F43°F33°F21°F
Bennington 15°F17°F25°F36°F46°F54°F58°F57°F49°F40°F31°F22°F
Newport 8°F11°F20°F31°F43°F52°F57°F55°F48°F38°F28°F16°F

Burlington

Average Hourly Temperature in BurlingtonJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowfreezingfreezingvery coldcoldcoldcoolwarmcomfortablevery coldcomfortable

Bennington

Average Hourly Temperature in BenningtonJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowfreezingfreezingvery coldcoldcoolwarmvery coldcomfortable

Newport

Average Hourly Temperature in NewportJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowfrigidfreezingfreezingvery coldcoldcoolcomfortablevery cold
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Chance of Clearer Skies in Vermont

Chance of Clearer Skies in VermontJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%644024NowNowBenningtonBenningtonNewportNewport
The percentage of time the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy (i.e., less than 60% of the sky is covered by clouds).
Clearer SkiesJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Burlington 41%42%45%47%47%52%60%63%61%55%48%42%
Bennington 38%39%42%44%44%50%58%62%60%54%45%39%
Newport 25%27%33%41%43%49%58%60%57%48%36%28%

Daily Chance of Precipitation in Vermont

Daily Chance of Precipitation in VermontJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%43193947NowNowBurlingtonBurlingtonBenningtonBenningtonNewportNewport
The percentage of days in which precipitation is observed, excluding trace quantities.
Days of Precip.JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Burlington 6.4d5.5d7.4d8.8d10.9d12.0d13.1d11.2d9.5d9.2d7.9d7.8d
Bennington 7.1d6.3d8.2d8.8d10.6d11.3d11.7d10.4d8.9d8.5d7.8d8.6d
Newport 7.4d6.7d8.6d10.2d11.7d13.3d14.1d12.1d10.6d10.5d9.3d8.9d

Average Monthly Rainfall in Vermont

Average Monthly Rainfall in VermontJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0.0 in0.0 in0.5 in0.5 in1.0 in1.0 in1.5 in1.5 in2.0 in2.0 in2.5 in2.5 in3.0 in3.0 in3.5 in3.5 in4.0 in4.0 in3.50.83.81.33.8NowNowBurlingtonBurlingtonBenningtonBenningtonNewportNewport
The average rainfall accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question.
RainfallJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Burlington 0.8″0.8″1.3″2.3″3.1″3.5″3.4″3.2″3.2″3.2″2.4″1.4″
Bennington 1.3″1.4″2.2″2.9″3.4″3.7″3.5″3.4″3.5″3.6″2.9″2.1″
Newport 0.8″0.7″1.1″2.1″3.1″3.7″3.8″3.5″3.3″3.3″2.4″1.3″

Average Monthly Snowfall in Vermont

Average Monthly Snowfall in VermontJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 in0 in2 in2 in4 in4 in6 in6 in8 in8 in10 in10 in12 in12 in8.311.910.5NowNowBurlingtonBurlington
The average snowfall accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question.
SnowfallJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Burlington 8.0″8.2″6.0″1.2″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.0″2.0″7.6″
Bennington 11.3″10.8″7.2″1.7″0.1″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.1″0.3″3.0″8.8″
Newport 9.2″10.5″9.1″3.5″0.3″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.4″4.2″10.1″

Hours of Daylight in Vermont

Hours of Daylight in VermontJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec4 hr4 hr6 hr6 hr8 hr8 hr10 hr10 hr12 hr12 hr14 hr14 hr16 hr16 hr18 hr18 hr20 hr20 hr15.58.8NowNowBurlingtonBurlingtonBenningtonBenningtonNewportNewport
The number of hours during which the Sun is at least partly above the horizon.
DaylightJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Burlington 9.3h10.5h12.0h13.5h14.9h15.5h15.1h13.9h12.4h10.9h9.6h8.9h
Bennington 9.4h10.6h12.0h13.5h14.7h15.3h14.9h13.8h12.4h11.0h9.7h9.1h
Newport 9.2h10.5h12.0h13.6h14.9h15.6h15.2h14.0h12.5h10.9h9.5h8.8h

Chance of Muggy Conditions in Vermont

Chance of Muggy Conditions in VermontJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%232711NowNowBurlingtonBurlingtonBenningtonBenningtonNewportNewport
The percentage of time that is muggy, oppressive, or miserable (i.e., a dew point greater than 65°F).
Muggy daysJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Burlington 0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.4d2.9d6.6d5.3d1.7d0.1d0.0d0.0d
Bennington 0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.5d3.3d7.6d6.1d2.0d0.2d0.0d0.0d
Newport 0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.1d1.3d3.1d2.1d0.6d0.0d0.0d0.0d

Average Wind Speed in Vermont

Average Wind Speed in VermontJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph0 mph1 mph1 mph2 mph2 mph3 mph3 mph4 mph4 mph5 mph5 mph6 mph6 mph7 mph7 mph8 mph8 mph7.54.56.73.43.8NowNowBurlingtonBurlingtonBenningtonBenningtonNewportNewport
The average of mean hourly wind speeds at 10 meters above the ground.
Wind Speed (mph)JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Burlington 6.87.27.36.65.65.04.74.55.05.55.96.1
Bennington 6.36.66.45.54.53.93.63.53.94.55.15.6
Newport 7.17.47.06.14.94.34.03.94.44.95.66.1

Tourism Score in Vermont

Tourism Score in VermontJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810106.66.4NowNowBurlingtonBurlingtonBenningtonBenningtonNewportNewport
The tourism score, which favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F.

Beach/Pool Score in Vermont

Beach/Pool Score in VermontJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810105.03.6NowNowBurlingtonBurlingtonBenningtonBenningtonNewportNewport
The beach/pool score, which favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F.

Growing Season in Vermont

Growing Season in VermontJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%20%20%40%40%60%60%80%80%100%100%NowNowBurlingtonBurlingtonBenningtonBenningtonNewportNewport
The percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season, defined as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).

Growing Degree Days in Vermont

Growing Degree Days in VermontJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F500°F500°F1,000°F1,000°F1,500°F1,500°F2,000°F2,000°F2,500°F2,500°FNowNowBurlingtonBurlingtonBenningtonBenningtonNewportNewport
The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of the year, where growing degree days are defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature (50°F in this case).

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in Vermont

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in VermontJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWh7 kWh7 kWh6.71.3NowNowBurlingtonBurlingtonBenningtonBenningtonNewportNewport
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter.
Solar Energy (kWh)JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Burlington 1.72.63.75.06.06.56.55.84.63.01.81.4
Bennington 1.72.63.85.15.96.56.65.84.73.22.01.5
Newport 1.52.33.54.85.76.36.45.74.42.81.61.2

This report illustrates the typical weather for Burlington, Bennington, and Newport year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.

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