Hot Spring Stats

Jones Beach, New York

Jones Beach, New York

April is the first full month of spring and it has had it has had plenty of hot days around Connecticut. The following stats are from Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Conn.

Hottest April days on record:
#1: 96 degrees on April 19th, 1976
#T-2: 95 degrees on April 18th, 1976 and April 17th, 2002
#4: 94 degrees on April 28th, 2009, April 28th, 1990 and April 27th, 1962

Hot April Facts…
The average high for April is 60 degrees.
On April 9th, 1991, the low temperature only fell to 62 and the high was 85 degrees.
The warmest April on record was in 1976 when the average temperature was 53.3 degrees.

Hottest May days on record:
#T-1: 99 degrees on May 26th, 2010 and May 20th, 1996
#3: 97 degrees on May 9th, 1979
#T-4: 96 degrees on May 10th, 1979 and May 23rd, 1964

Hot May Facts…
The average high for May is 72 degrees.
On May 29th, 1972 the low temperature only fell to 72 degrees.
The warmest May on record was in 1965 when the average temperature was 64.4 degrees.

Hottest June days on record:
#1: 101 degrees on June 26th, 1952
#2: 100 degrees on June 30th, 1964
#3: 98 degrees seven times, mostly recently on June 10th, 2008

Hot June Facts…
The average high for June is 80 degrees.
On June 5th, 1925, the low temperature only fell to 78 degrees after a high of 96. That’s a mean temperature for the entire day of 87 degrees.
Ouch! The warmest June on record was in 1976 when the average temperature was 72.6 degrees.


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