Burlington Climate and Weather

Burlington's climate is moderate in comparison to the rest of the state, with temperatures modified by Lake Champlain. Winters (December to February) are cold with snowfall, while summers (June to August) are warm and humid. The city is one of the cloudiest in the country, and rainfall occurs throughout the year, although August tends to be the wettest month. Snowfall is common, and averages 85 inches (216cm) per year. Temperatures in Burlington range from an average minimum of 10F (-12C) in January to an average maximum of 81F (27C) in July. Festival season picks up during May to October, as do temperatures, making this time of year particularly pleasant.