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New England's weather and climate are much-discussed topics because they're so unpredictable.

 

 

New England's climate is fairly straightfoward, and its seasons are distinct, each with its delights:

Spring

Coming late in April or more commonly in May, and staying briefly into June, spring can be a delight or a disappointment. Farmers call it mud time, but it's when they tap their sugarbushes for maple syrup. More...

Summer

By mid-June, summer is well established and despite the region's northerly and coastal location, it can be pretty hot and sometimes quite humid in July and August. More...

Autumn (Fall)

Autumn (September and October) is undoubtedly New England's glory and its finest season, and if you have a choice of vacation times this is the one to pick. More...

 
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Foliage Season

People travel from far continents to enjoy the natural spectacle of blazing New England fall foliage. It's worth the trip. More...

Indian Summer

After chilly weather in October, there may be a short period of warm weather known as "Indian summer" in late October or November. More...

Winter

Winter, as they say, depends: the first snow flurries usually come in November in the north, mid-December in the south. January, February and March are cold and snowy. More...

Mid-Winter Thaw

If New Englanders are lucky, they get a break, with a few spring-like days in January or early February. More...

Mount Washington Weather

None of the normal information about New England's climate applies to New Hampshire's Mount Washington, said to have the worst, most extreme weather in all the USA. More...

—by Tom Brosnahan



Spring

Summer

Autumn

Foliage Season

Indian Summer

Winter

Mid-Winter Thaw

Mt Washington Weather

Tom's New England Almanac

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Summer on the Shore in New England

Summertime is sweet on a
New England beach.