Hartford January 1 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Hartford, Connecticut for the date of January 1 (New Year's Day).
January 1 All-Time Records
1920–2024
Highest temperature 61 °F 1966
Lowest temperature -5 °F 2018
Lowest daily high 12 °F 2018
Highest daily low 47 °F 2022
Most precipitation 1.91 inches 1923
Most snow 8.7 inches 1971
January 1 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 37.8 °F
Average low 21.6 °F
Chance precipitation 36.8%
Chance snow 17.0%
Hartford January 1 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 44 27 0.00 0.0
2023 51 33 0.03 0.0
2022 52 47 0.20 0.0
2021 36 22 0.18 0.0
2020 39 32 0.00 0.0
2019 56 32 0.18 0.0
2018 12 -5 0.00 0.0
2017 44 25 0.01 0.0
2016 39 28 0.00 0.0
2015 34 17 0.00 0.0
2014 31 15 0.01 0.2
2013 36 18 0.00 0.0
2012 53 31 0.11 0.0
2011 51 28 0.00 0.0
2010 34 27 0.00 0.0
2009 19 3 0.00 0.0
2008 32 18 0.31 2.0
2007 40 32 0.93 0.0
2006 32 26 0.00 0.0
2005 50 32 0.00 0.0
2004 42 27 0.00 0.0
2003 41 34 0.96 0.0
2002 34 11 0.00 n/a
2001 28 11 0.00 0.0
2000 46 22 0.00 n/a
1999 25 5 0.00 n/a
1998 27 5 0.00 n/a
1997 19 -1 0.03 n/a
1996 41 24 0.00 0.0
1995 44 33 0.73 0.0
1994 39 17 0.00 0.0
1993 45 19 0.00 0.0
1992 38 11 0.00 0.0
1991 34 15 0.00 0.0
1990 44 27 0.11 0.0
1989 33 20 0.00 0.0
1988 47 29 0.00 0.0
1987 34 16 0.19 0.9
1986 38 20 0.00 0.0
1985 37 33 0.06 0.0
1984 30 9 0.00 0.0
1983 45 23 0.00 0.0
1982 40 28 0.85 0.5
1981 20 10 0.00 0.0
1980 38 18 0.00 0.0
1979 54 39 0.25 0.0
1978 28 20 0.13 1.6
1977 23 11 0.00 0.2
1976 36 21 0.00 0.0
1975 39 29 0.09 0.0
1974 35 28 0.11 0.0
1973 54 33 0.10 0.0
1972 24 7 0.00 0.0
1971 28 22 0.60 8.7
1970 21 4 0.00 0.0
1969 28 9 0.05 0.7
1968 30 3 0.03 0.3
1967 39 24 0.00 0.0
1966 61 42 0.00 0.0
1965 34 15 0.00 0.0
1964 31 -4 0.49 0.9
1963 17 3 0.00 0.0
1962 34 21 0.00 0.0
1961 35 15 1.08 3.2
1960 35 8 0.00 0.0
1959 30 14 0.09 0.6
1958 45 31 0.38 0.0
1957 29 8 0.00 0.0
1956 23 5 0.00 0.0
1955 39 26 0.00 0.0
1954 38 15 0.04 0.5
1953 43 20 0.00 0.0
1952 45 34 0.00 0.0
1951 35 14 0.00 0.0
1950 32 20 0.03 0.0
1949 34 26 0.00 0.0
1948 33 24 0.37 1.6
1947 24 17 0.43 2.4
1946 32 19 n/a n/a
1945 55 32 0.94 n/a
1944 40 20 0.00 0.0
1943 35 22 0.07 0.7
1942 36 28 0.24 n/a
1941 40 27 0.00 0.0
1940 25 4 0.00 n/a
1939 36 30 0.00 0.0
1938 26 15 0.66 6.0
1937 49 33 0.00 n/a
1936 34 18 0.00 n/a
1935 39 20 0.99 n/a
1934 52 37 0.01 n/a
1933 n/a 10 0.00 n/a
1932 37 24 0.15 n/a
1931 31 21 0.00 n/a
1930 38 30 0.00 n/a
1929 33 24 0.66 n/a
1928 52 16 0.00 n/a
1927 35 24 0.14 1.4
1926 38 29 0.00 0.0
1925 21 7 0.00 0.0
1924 42 16 0.01 0.0
1923 53 38 1.91 0.0
1922 39 16 0.00 0.0
1921 42 19 0.00 0.0
1920 41 27 0.01 n/a
What's the all-time high for Hartford on 1/1?
For the date of Jan 1, the highest temperature ever reached in Hartford history is 61 °F which happened in 1966.
Highest Temperatures in Hartford on January 1
Rank Temperature Year
1 61 °F 1966
2 56 °F 2019
3 55 °F 1945
4 54 °F 1979
4 54 °F 1973
6 53 °F 1923
6 53 °F 2012
8 52 °F 1928
8 52 °F 2022
8 52 °F 1934
What's the all-time low for Hartford on 1/1?
For the date of Jan 1, the lowest temperature ever reached in Hartford history is -5 °F which happened in 2018.
Lowest Temperatures in Hartford on January 1
Rank Temperature Year
1 -5 °F 2018
2 -4 °F 1964
3 -1 °F 1997
4 3 °F 2009
4 3 °F 1963
4 3 °F 1968
7 4 °F 1940
7 4 °F 1970
9 5 °F 1956
9 5 °F 1999
9 5 °F 1998
Lowest High Temperatures in Hartford on January 1
Rank Temperature Year
1 12 °F 2018
2 17 °F 1963
3 19 °F 1997
3 19 °F 2009
5 20 °F 1981
6 21 °F 1925
6 21 °F 1970
8 23 °F 1977
8 23 °F 1956
10 24 °F 1947
10 24 °F 1972
What's the most it has ever rained in Hartford on 1/1?
For the date of Jan 1, the most precipitation ever recorded in Hartford history is 1.91 inches which happened in 1923.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Hartford on January 1
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.91 inches 1923
2 1.08 inches 1961
3 0.99 inches 1935
4 0.96 inches 2003
5 0.94 inches 1945
6 0.93 inches 2007
7 0.85 inches 1982
8 0.73 inches 1995
9 0.66 inches 1938
9 0.66 inches 1929
All-Time Most Snow in Hartford on January 1
Rank Precipitation Year
1 8.7 inches 1971
2 6.0 inches 1938
3 3.2 inches 1961
4 2.4 inches 1947
5 2.0 inches 2008
6 1.6 inches 1948
6 1.6 inches 1978
8 1.4 inches 1927
9 0.9 inches 1987
9 0.9 inches 1964
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1949–2024 Hartford International Airport location
1920–1948 Hartford Brainard Field location