Seasons in Vermont

Vermont is a provincial state located in the New England region of the USA. In the South area it has border with Massachusetts, from the East with New Hampshire state, with the New York in the West and province of Canada in the North. This state is one of the smallest be area and population. The most well-known fact about Vermont, is that this state is the center of producing maple syrup.

The climate in Vermont is continental, with a lot of rainfall at any time of the year. The weather is determined by ocean currents, winds and the proximity of the mountain range. The environment is pleasant most of the year. Residents love outdoor activities, hiking, fishing and skiing.


Seasons

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Spring in Vermont

Spring in Vermont is mild and gets warm quickly. Maple syrup harvesting season begins.

Vermont is the leader among the US states in the production of maple products. This is the best time for Maple Open House Weekend. Various festivals take place every weekend. They are dedicated to music, agriculture, vintage cars, crafts and beer.

Temperatures in March surpass 32 °F (0 °C), in April reach 37-42 °F (2-5 °C), and in May rush to 50 °F (10 °C) The amount of precipitation increases in May. In March you can have time to go skiing in the mountains. May is a great time for fishing and walking.

Climate of the Spring Months

March
Max average t°: 39 °F (+4 °C)
Min average t°: 23 °F (-5 °C)
Sundial in the day: 6 hours
Rainy days: 9 days
Precipitation: 3.2" (81 mm)
April
Max average t°: 51 °F (+11 °C)
Min average t°: 35 °F (+2 °C)
Sundial in the day: 8 hours
Rainy days: 9 days
Precipitation: 3.5" (90 mm)
May
Max average t°: 65 °F (+18 °C)
Min average t°: 47 °F (+8.5 °C)
Sundial in the day: 9 hours
Rainy days: 10 days
Precipitation: 3.7" (94 mm)

(Burlington)

Spring Holidays

1st Tuesday in March: Town Meeting Day.
March 17: St.Patrick 's Day.

April 1: April Fools' Day.
April 22: International Earth Day.

2nd Sunday of May: Mother’s Day.
last Monday in May: Memorial Day.

Summer in Vermont

Vermont has short, warm summers. The warmest months are June and July. Temperatures rise to 68-70 °F  (20-21 °C). In August, the approach of autumn is felt. In summer, cool nights are only in the mountains. On the hottest days, temperatures rise to 90 °F (32 °C). At night, the ocean breeze reduces the heat. The wind from the ocean sometimes brings fog to the cities. The south-west wind brings heat and humidity, the north-west wind brings clear cool weather.

The forest covers more than 75% of the territory of Vermont. This defines local entertainment. You may be offered walking or cycling, hiking, camping, fishing. In summer, residents willingly spend time in state parks. Extreme heat should not be expected.


Climate of the Summer Months

June
Max average t°: 72 °F (+22 °C)
Min average t°: 57 °F (+14 °C)
Sundial in the day: 10 hours
Rainy days: 9 days
Precipitation: 4.0" (102 mm)
July
Max average t°: 78 °F (+25.5 °C)
Min average t°: 64 °F (+18 °C)
Sundial in the day: 11 hours
Rainy days: 9 days
Precipitation: 3.4" (87 mm)
August
Max average t°: 77 °F (+25 °C)
Min average t°: 64 °F (+17.5 °C)
Sundial in the day: 9.5 hours
Rainy days: 9 days
Precipitation: 3.2" (82 mm)

(Burlington)

Summer Holidays

June 14: Day of the American flag.
June 19: Juneteenth National Independence Day.
Third Sunday of June: Father’s Day.

July 4: Independence Day.

August 16: Bennington Battle Day.
August 26: Women's Equality Day.

Autumn in Vermont

Autumn in Vermont begins in September. Temperatures begin to decline by the third week of September. Maple leaves are painted in bright red-yellow and gold colors. This is the best time to enjoy the views. The foliage season reaches its peak in October. Most tourists choose this time to visit Vermont and take beautiful photos. There may be no vacant places in hotels. Book your room in advance.

In autumn, festivals of pumpkins and other vegetables are held in Vermont, tourists are invited to visit farms, corn fields. Game hunting season opens. It gradually gets cold, but temperatures remain above 32 °F (0 °C) until the end of November.


Climate of the Autumn Months

September
Max average t°: 71 °F (+21 °C)
Min average t°: 57 °F (+14 °C)
Sundial in the day: 8 hours
Rainy days: 7.5 days
Precipitation: 3.5" (88 mm)
October
Max average t°: 57 °F (+14 °C)
Min average t°: 45 °F (+7 °C)
Sundial in the day: 6 hours
Rainy days: 5.5 days
Precipitation: 4.4" (113 mm)
November
Max average t°: 45 °F (+7 °C)
Min average t°: 35 °F (+1.5 °C)
Sundial in the day: 5.5 hours
Rainy days: 4.5 days
Precipitation: 3.4" (87 mm)

(Burlington)

Autumn Holidays

1st Monday in September: Labor Day.

2nd Monday in October: Indigenous Peoples’ Day.
October 31: Halloween (All Hallows' Eve)

November 11: Veterans Day.
4th Thursday in November: Thanksgiving Day.

Winter in Vermont

In a good winter, all of Vermont is covered with a thick layer of snow. In a bad year, it rains, it rains with snow, it can be wet. When it gets cold, the ski season opens. In winter you can go horseback riding, snowshoeing, ice fishing on the lake. The state has over 20 ski resorts, many snowmobiling spots and 30 cross-country skiing centers.

In the evening, a musical and theatrical program begins. You can relax at the spa, immerse yourself in culture or art. Winter temperatures can drop as low as -22 °F  (-5 °C).

Climate of the Winter Months

December
Max average t°: 34 °F (+1 °C)
Min average t°: 23 °F (-5 °C)
Sundial in the day: 3.5 hours
Snowy days: 10 days
Precipitation: 3.5" (88 mm)
January
Max average t°: 27 °F (-2.5 °C)
Min average t°: 13 °F (-10.5 °C)
Sundial in the day: 4.5 hours
Snowy days: 9 days
Precipitation: 2.8" (72 mm)
February
Max average t°: 31 °F ( -1 °C)
Min average t°: 14 °F (-9.5 °C)
Sundial in the day: 5 hours
Snowy days: 8 days
Precipitation: 2.5" (63 mm)

(Burlington)

Winter Holidays

December 25: Christmas Day.

January 1: New Year’s Day.
January 20 every fourth year: Inauguration Day.
3rd Monday in January: Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.

February 14: St. Valentine's Day.
3rd Monday in February: Washington’s Birthday.