Vermont, one of the six New England states, experiences the greatest variety in weather and widest differences in temperature throughout New England. Vermont has long, snowy winters and short, sweet summers.
In the cooler northeastern part of the state, St. Johnsbury has an average January temperature of 17 degrees F; and a July average of a perfect 70 degrees.
In central Vermont, Rutland has a mean January temperature of 22 degrees F; and a July average of 70 degrees.
Vermont Temperature Records:
Record Low Temperature: -50 degrees F in 1933 recorded in Bloomfield in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont
Record High Temperature: 105 degrees F in 1911 at Vernon in southern Vermont south of Brattleboro
What To Expect:
There is much truth in the Old Yankee saying: "If you don't like the weather....wait a minute. "Vermont weather changes quickly, due to the high, flat Canadian plains and the St. Laurence river valley that border the state to the north.