With four distinct seasons, Boston's weather is forever changing. The statewide weather motto is: If you don't like the weather, wait five minutes
Winter emerges with cooler temperatures and a potential for snow fall December through March. Winters are cold, but generally less extreme on the coast with high temperatures in the winter averaging above freezing even in January, although areas further inland will be colder. Don't forget to pack your heavy coat, hat and maybe a pair of boots.
Summer can be delightful with the ocean breezes helping keep the humid temps in control. Evening temperatures can be cool and may require a light sweater. And a pop up thunderstorm is not uncommon, so you may want to include an umbrella in your bag. Summers average high temperatures in July are above 80 °F (26.7 °C) and overnight lows above 60 °F (15.5 °C)