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
Tue
Sunny
Sunny skies
5
°C
0mm
3
ne
70%
1,019mb
Good
Wed
Overcast
Overcast skies
8
°C
0mm
5
ssw
74%
1,015mb
Good
Thu
Cloudy
Cloudy skies
5
°C
0.4mm
5
w
58%
1,010mb
Good
Fri
Cloudy
Cloudy skies
5
°C
0mm
14
wnw
43%
1,010mb
Good
Sat
Partly Cloudy Day
Partly cloudy skies
2
°C
0mm
11
wnw
37%
1,025mb
Good
Sun
Occ Light Snow
Light snow
2
°C
1.9mm
9
ssw
69%
1,030mb
Good
Mon
Overcast
Overcast skies
4
°C
2.7mm
8
wnw
89%
1,013mb
Good
Tue
Occ Light Rain
Patchy rain possible
1
4
°C
2.6mm
14
wsw
81%
991mb
Moderate
Wed
Overcast
Overcast skies
7
°C
0.8mm
14
wsw
55%
1,005mb
Good

Night

Weather (night) Temp (min night) Rain (mm) Wind (mph) Humidity Pressure Visibility
Mon
Clear
Clear skies
1
°C
0mm
8
wnw
91%
1,017mb
Good
Tue
Overcast
Overcast skies
2
°C
0mm
4
e
83%
1,016mb
Good
Wed
Clear
Clear skies
-
1
°C
0mm
4
wnw
85%
1,016mb
Good
Thu
Clear
Clear skies
-
2
°C
1.7mm
10
w
70%
1,008mb
Good
Fri
Clear
Clear skies
-
4
°C
2.7mm
10
wnw
54%
1,019mb
Good
Sat
Clear
Clear skies
-
5
°C
2.7mm
5
w
48%
1,032mb
Good
Sun
Occ Light Rain
Light drizzle
0
°C
2.8mm
9
sw
90%
1,023mb
Poor
Mon
Overcast
Overcast skies
0
°C
0mm
11
se
88%
1,016mb
Good
Tue
Cloudy
Cloudy skies
0
°C
0mm
6
sw
79%
1,012mb
Good
Last updated at 00:08, Tuesday 06 December
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Humidity levels indicates how much water vapour the air contains compared to the maximum it could contain at that temperature. As a general guide:
  • 0 to 30 is very low
  • 31 to 50 is low
  • 51 to 70 is moderate to low
  • 71 to 80 is moderate
  • 81 to 90 is moderate to high
  • 91 to 100 is high
Pressure is measured in millibars (mb)
Visibility based on whether the human eye can see the following distances:
  • Very poor - less than 1km
  • Poor - between 1km and 4km
  • Moderate - between 4km and 10km
  • Good - between 10km and 20km
  • Very good - between 20km and 40km
  • Excellent - more than 40km
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