Weather in Boston

Best time to visit

Modern Boston is very much a microcosm of New England. It has the typical east coast climate of hot, humid summers and freezing, snowy winters. In autumn, between September and November, the white church steeples of the suburbs create a stunning contrast to the turning colours of the surrounding trees. The other best times to visit are spring and summer. During the summer, average highs are around 27°C (81°F). Fog can also be a problem in spring and summer, and the occasional tropical storm can threaten the region in the autumn. It's best to bring plenty of layers.

Day

Weather (day) Temp (max day) Rain (mm) Wind (mph) Humidity Pressure Visibility
Sun
Partly Cloudy Day
Partly cloudy skies
-
2
°C
0.7mm
11
ssw
68%
1,035mb
Good
Mon
Sunny
Sunny skies
0
°C
0mm
20
w
64%
1,012mb
Good
Tue
Sunny
Sunny skies
-
3
°C
0mm
5
w
62%
1,029mb
Good
Wed
Occ Light Rain
Light drizzle
2
°C
0.8mm
8
w
100%
1,002mb
Poor
Thu
Occ Light Snow
Light snow
-
4
°C
3.2mm
11
nw
92%
1,020mb
Good
Fri
Partly Cloudy Day
Partly cloudy skies
-
8
°C
0.1mm
5
wnw
86%
1,037mb
Good
Sat
Partly Cloudy Day
Partly cloudy skies
-
1
°C
0mm
14
sw
92%
1,024mb
Good
Sun
Occ Light Snow
Patchy light snow
3
°C
0.4mm
12
w
83%
1,013mb
Good
Mon
Sunny
Sunny skies
1
°C
0mm
5
nw
53%
1,026mb
Good
Tue
Partly Cloudy Day
Partly cloudy skies
2
°C
2.7mm
15
sw
84%
1,023mb
Good

Night

Weather (night) Temp (min night) Rain (mm) Wind (mph) Humidity Pressure Visibility
Sun
Heavy Sleet
Moderate or heavy sleet
-
2
°C
2.9mm
2
wsw
96%
1,016mb
Moderate
Mon
Clear
Clear skies
-
9
°C
0.1mm
16
wnw
71%
1,023mb
Good
Tue
Mod Snow
Blowing snow
-
4
°C
0.1mm
18
sse
94%
1,011mb
Poor
Wed
Occ Light Snow
Light snow
-
5
°C
0.1mm
6
w
95%
1,015mb
Good
Thu
Clear
Clear skies
-
1
6
°C
0.1mm
8
nw
95%
1,032mb
Good
Fri
Mist
Mist
-
1
2
°C
0mm
8
sw
97%
1,034mb
Poor
Sat
Overcast
Overcast skies
-
4
°C
0mm
10
sw
93%
1,015mb
Good
Sun
Sunny
Sunny skies
-
9
°C
0mm
10
nnw
86%
1,018mb
Good
Mon
Partly Cloudy Day
Partly cloudy skies
-
4
°C
0mm
9
s
82%
1,018mb
Good
Last updated at 04:09, Sunday 01 March
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