Weather and Time Now in Windsor Locks, Connecticut

Windsor Locks, Hartford County, Connecticut is located in the EDT (Eastern Daylight Time) time zone, UTC/GMT -4 hours during Daylight Saving Time and UTC/GMT -5 hours during Standard Time. The sunrise is at 06:20 and the sunset at 19:17 for the moment of the beginning of September 2018. The length of the day is 12 hours 56 minutes. The time in Greenwich, London is 5 hours ahead of Windsor Locks, Connecticut. 

Windsor Locks, Connecticut is located in the area of Humid Subtropical climate which justifies wide temperature fluctuations in this area. Summers in the city and hot and humid, winters, in turn, are cold and sometimes frigid.

January, being the coldest month of the year, has the highest temperature of about 2.2 °C (36 °F) and the lowest at approximately -7.8 °C (18 °F). The temperature reaches 0°C or below only four nights a year. 

July, being the hottest month of the year, has the highest temperature of about 30.6 °C (87 °F) during the daytimes and the lowest of approximately 17.2 °C (63 °F) during the nighttime. The temperature reaching 90°F or higher may occur about 15-25 days per year. 

The highest temperature recorded in the history of  Gainesville was 39.4 °C (103 °F) on July 22, 2011, the lowest temperature was filed on January 22, 1961, when it reached -32 °C (-26 °F).

The average city level of precipitation reaches about 1175.258 millimeters or 46.27 inches annually. The period from June through September is considered the wettest one. Meanwhile, late autumn and early winter are regarded as the driest period of the year. The wet season lasts for approximately 4.3 months with the average chance of the rain of about 29%. The dry period is a bit longer and lasts for 7.7 months with the smallest chance of rain of about 22% in January.

The overall warm season lasts for about 3.6 months, from 30th of May to the 16th of September. Meanwhile, the cold season continues for about 3.3 months, from 2nd of December to the 11th of March.