Springfield, Massachusetts

Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
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Climate & Best time to visit Springfield

Climate in Springfield:

Number of rainy days:

J Jan
F Feb
M Mar
A Apr
M May
J Jun
J Jul
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D Dec
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Best time to visit Springfield:

Spring (March to May):

  • Spring is a wonderful time to visit Massachusetts. The weather begins to warm up, with daytime temperatures ranging from the 50s to 60s Fahrenheit (10-21°C). This is an ideal season for outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, and exploring state parks like the Cape Cod National Seashore. Spring also brings blooming flowers and the opportunity to visit historic sites with fewer crowds.

Summer (June to August):

  • Summer is a popular time for visitors to Massachusetts, especially along the coastline. The weather is warm and sunny, with daytime temperatures often in the 70s and 80s Fahrenheit (21-30°C). This is the best time for beach vacations, water sports, and exploring coastal towns like Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket. Summer also offers cultural events and festivals in cities like Boston.

Fall (September to November):

  • Fall is a favorite time for many visitors to Massachusetts. The weather remains pleasant, with daytime temperatures ranging from the 60s to 70s Fahrenheit (15-26°C). The fall foliage in the state's forests and countryside turns into vibrant shades of red, orange, and yellow, making it ideal for scenic drives, hiking, and apple picking. Fall is also great for attending cranberry harvest festivals.

Winter (December to February):

  • Winter in Massachusetts can be cold, with daytime temperatures often in the 20s and 30s Fahrenheit (-6 to 4°C). However, this season is perfect for winter sports enthusiasts, with opportunities for skiing and snowboarding in areas like the Berkshires and the Wachusett Mountain Ski Area. Boston offers a cozy winter atmosphere with holiday lights and ice skating.

Note on Boston:

  • Boston, Massachusetts' capital, is a great destination year-round. It offers historic sites, museums, and a vibrant dining scene. Be sure to check the local events calendar for performances, sporting events, and special exhibitions.

Note on Cape Cod:

  • Cape Cod is particularly popular in the summer. If you prefer a quieter experience, consider visiting in the shoulder seasons of spring or fall

Money & Prices

Currency in United States of America:

U.S. dollar (USD)

How expensive is a trip to Springfield?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
15.76 USD
Fast food meal:
8.95 USD
Mid-range meal:
29.20 USD
Bottle of water:
0.85 USD
Soft drink:
2.94 USD
Cappuccino:
5.94 USD
Local Beer:
5.91 USD
Transportation:
Public transport - one way ticket:
1.92 USD
Taxi - 1km:
2.12 USD
Accommodation:
Refer to the Hotels section for the most up-to-date accommodation prices.
* Prices are approximate. Make sure to check the latest exchange rates when planning your trip.

General information

United States of America general information:

Electricity:
Voltage: 120 V, Frequency: 60 Hz
Sockets:
  • Type A (North American/Japanese 2-pin)
  • Type B (American 3-pin)

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