Amount of Sunshine Connecticut Gets Each Month

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Number of Sunny Days

In these tables, the average numbers of Sunny Days for places in Connecticut are the total days each month or year when the sky is mostly clear. This includes the days when cloud covers up to 30% of the sky during daylight hours.

Partly Sunny Days have cloud covering from 40% to 70% of the sky during the daytime.

Total Days With Sun is a sum of the Sunny plus Partly Sunny days. The rest of the days are mainly overcast, with at least 80% cloud cover. All the numbers are averages, made from years of weather watching

Days with clear skies in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  Sunny Partly Sunny Total Days With Sun
January   8     8   16
February   8     7   15
March   8     9   17
April   7     9   16
May   7   10   17
June   8   10   18
July   7   12   19
August   9   11   20
September 10     9   19
October 11     8   19
November   8     8   16
December   8     8   16
Annual 99 107 206
Days with clear skies in Hartford, Connecticut
  Sunny Partly Sunny Total Days With Sun
January   8     8   16
February   7     8   15
March   7     8   15
April   6     9   15
May   6   10   16
June   6   10   16
July   6   12   18
August   7   11   18
September   8     9   17
October   9     9   18
November   6     8   14
December   7     7   14
Annual 82 108 190

Amount of Sun

Here's another way to look at how much sunshine Hartford, Connecticut normally gets. The % Sun numbers measure the percentage of time between sunrise and sunset that sunshine reaches the ground. Again, these amounts are averages based on decades of weather observations.

The Total Hours figures are the average number of sunny hours that Hartford normally has each month or in a year. These totals are the averages calculated for 1961 to 1990.

Amount of sunshine in Hartford, Connecticut
  % Sun Total Hours
January 53   170
February 56   176
March 57   214
April 55   228
May 57   259
June 60   273
July 62   293
August 62   270
September 59   224
October 57   199
November 45   139
December 47   140
Annual 56 2585
References

National Climatic Data Center. Comparative Climatic Data.

World Data Center for Meteorology. Climate of the World.

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