With the shortage of daylight and frigid temperatures, winters in Connecticut can be long. So what can you do to avoid the malaise that usually sets in during this time of year?

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First off let's start you off with a few winter facts about Connecticut.

WHAT IS THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN CONNECTICUT DURING THE WINTER?

According to weather-us.com, daytime high temperatures average between 37degrees and 42 degrees along the Connecticut coast, and will average about four degrees cooler inland.

WHAT IS THE COLDEST MONTH OF THE YEAR IN CONNECTICUT?

January takes the top spot according to weatherspark.com. The average daytime high in Hartford during winter is 36 degrees, while the average overnight low is 22 degrees.

HOW LONG DOES WINTER OFFICIALLY LAST IN CONNECTICUT?

Again according to weatherspark.com, the normal Connecticut winter last an average of 3.3 months from December 2 till around March 11. The warmer season last for approximately 3.5 months from May 30 until September 16.

HOW MUCH SNOW DOES CONNETICUT USUALLY GET?

Connecticut can experience snowfall anytime in a 5 month period, from November 8 until April 11. Weatherspark.com reports that the month with the most snowfall is January with a monthly average of 10.1 inches. During an average Connecticut winter, we'll get a snowfall total of around 37 inches.

Now that you know the facts, what can you do to beat the winter blues in the state? Here's a list of some winter outdoor activities that are prevalent in Connecticut, as well as some of the most popular towns to visit where there's many things to do both indoors and outdoors.

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