New Hampshire October 19, 2016
One Of The Coldest Places In America Is Right Here In New Hampshire
If you’ve lived in New Hampshire your entire life, then you’re very familiar with the frigid winter weather that comes back like clockwork every year to cover our state in a powdery blanket of snow. Dealing with this harsh seasonal weather is just one of the many things that comes with being in the Northeast region of our country. While you obviously know just how chilly our state can be, do you know how we really have it compared to all of our other states?
Based off of the
Average Annual Temperatures in America, New Hampshire is among the Top 10 coldest states.
Yikes! Did you realize how cold things really are here? When it comes to the average annual temperatures for all of the states in our country, New Hampshire is the
ninth coldest state.
With an annual temperature average of just 43.8 degrees Fahrenheit, it's no wonder New Hampshire is considered one of America's coldest places.
If you thought sneaking our way into the Top 10 coldest places for the year was bad, wait till you hear that we're actually the
eighth coldest state when it comes to our average winter temperatures!
As if our average annual temperatures weren't discouraging enough,
The Old Farmer's Almanac has predicted that we're going to have a colder winter than normal.
Time to stock up on hot chocolate and your favorite warm and fuzzy socks; this winter is going to be a cold one! According to
made by The Old Farmer's Almanac, known for having roughly 80% accuracy, the coldest periods we'll experience in New Hampshire will be during mid and late December, mid and late January, mid February and early March.
When it comes to how much snow we're going to get? Here's what you can expect.
Also predicted for this year? That New Hampshire's snowiest periods will be during mid November, late January, mid and late February and early to mid March. Even summer is predicted to be cooler than average.
If you're looking to stay away from the coldest areas in our state, then avoid going near places like Mount Washington, the highest peak in the Northeast. This area is known for having some of the coldest temperatures in our state, with an annual average of just 27.3 degrees Fahrenheit!
We have a long history of dealing with the harsh weather that winter brings! Read about
The Snow Hurricane That Struck New Hampshire 212 Years Ago!