Burlington Temperatures: Averages by Month





The numbers here tell you how hot and cold the weather usually is in Burlington, Vermont during each month of the year.

The average high and low temperatures are listed below monthly and annually for the city, in both degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.

Maximums and minimums are only part of the temperature picture. To fill in the rest, there's information on how many days a month get above or below a given temperature.

To find out how often it rises over 70, 80 or 90 °F each month in Burlington, scroll down farther. There are also monthly and yearly counts of days with cold weather.

The first set of high and low temperatures are averages for 2010 to 2019. Everything else here is based on 1991 to 2020 weather.

10-year temperature averages for Burlington, 2010 to 2019
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
29 13 January -2 -10
32 15 February 0 -9
41 23 March 5 -5
55 35 April 13 2
70 49 May 21 9
77 56 June 25 14
83 63 July 29 17
81 61 August 27 16
74 54 September 23 12
60 43 October 15 6
45 31 November 7 -1
35 22 December 2 -6
57 39 Year 14 4
30-year temperature averages for Burlington, 1991 to 2020
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
29 13 January -2 -11
32 14 February 0 -10
41 24 March 5 -5
55 36 April 13 2
69 48 May 21 9
78 57 June 25 14
82 62 July 28 17
81 61 August 27 16
73 53 September 23 12
59 42 October 15 5
46 32 November 8 0
35 21 December 2 -6
57 39 Year 14 4

Days of Hot Weather in Burlington

Burlington rarely sees a really hot day. Only eight days a year on average make it into the 90s Fahrenheit. Temperatures of 100 °F (38 °C) or more are not expected for this city.

Number of days in Burlington of at least 70, 80 or 90 °F
  70 °F
21 °C
80 °F
27 °C
90 °F
32 °C
January 0 0 0
February 0 0 0
March 0 0 0
April 3 1 0
May 14 4 0
June 25 12 2
July 30 20 4
August 29 17 2
September 18 6 1
October 4 0 0
November 1 0 0
December 0 0 0
Year 124 60 8

How Often Burlington Has Cold Temperatures

Freezing temperatures happen anytime in Burlington from September until May. The city typically has 145 frosty nights a year. The coldest nights dip down to below 0 °F, and most often occur during January and February.

On an average of 57 days annually the thermometer never rises above freezing at Burlington. About half of winter days are that chilly. The frosty days often show up as early as November and sometimes linger into April.

Days per month on average in Burlington when the minimum temperature drops to 20, 10 or 0 °F or below
  0 °F
-18 °C
10 °F
-12 °C
20 °F
-8 °C
January 7 14 22
February 5 12 19
March 2 5 12
April 0 0 1
May 0 0 0
June 0 0 0
July 0 0 0
August 0 0 0
September 0 0 0
October 0 0 0
November 0 1 4
December 2 7 15
Year 16 38 73
References

Jay Lawrimore, Ron Ray, Scott Applequist, Bryant Korzeniewski, Matthew Menne. 2016. Global Summary of the Month and Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information.

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

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