Current Time and Daily/Hourly Weather In Boston

Boston has the continental climate type. In the capital of the state of Massachusetts, continental climate conquers with very cold and snowy winters and warm (and sometimes hot) summers with fairly frequent thunderstorms. In the capital of the state of Massachusetts, continental climate prevails with very cold and snowy winters and warm (and sometimes hot) summers with fairly frequent thunderstorms. The city is on the coast, but in the Atlantic Ocean a cold stream flows at this latitude, and it is also an area where various air masses collide: those coming from Canada and those coming from the Gulf of Mexico. As consequence, it has an unstable climate with waves of bad weather alternating with clear and sunny days. Boston’s warm season lasts 3.3 months from 5 June to 15 September, with the average daily high above 23 °C. The hottest day of the year is July 21st when the average high temperature is 28 ° C and the average low is 20 °C.

The cold season lasts 3.4 months from 4 December to 15 March, with the average daily maximum temperature below 7 °C. The coldest day of the year is January 29th, when the average low temperature is -5 °C and the average high is 2 °C.

Between the driest month, February and the wettest month, there is a difference of 40 mm. The average temperature fluctuates during the year by 25.5 ° C between the warmest month of July and the coldest January.

Not uncommon for New England, however, rainy days in Boston are by no means a rarity. Sun and rain alternate in Massachusetts continuously. During your own travel time, a look at the weather forecast is strongly recommended before exploring Massachusetts, the New England area or the city itself. Rainy days occur throughout the year, only in October, they are reduced. Otherwise, the rainy days make up about half to two-thirds of the month. Most rainy seasons are from November to December.

Boston is in Eastern Time Zone. The standard time zone of Boston is UTC/GMT -5 hours (Eastern Standard Time), by Daylight saving time it is +1 hour, the current time zone offset is UTC/GMT -4:00 hours (Eastern Daylight Time) and the time zone abbreviation is EDT. On Sunday 11 March 2018, at 02:00 of local standard time (EST), started the daylight saving time and it will end on Sunday 04 November 2018, at 02:00 of local daylight time (EDT). Daylight Saving Time does not automatically change on the same date every year.