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Colonial America
Connecticut
Climatology and Climate Changes
Century - 1600s

What was the climate of Connecticut in the 1600s?

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September 17, 2014 4:14PM

Connecticut was one of the New England colonies which was the coldest region. Summers were mild, but short, and winters were long and cold. One benefit of the colder conditions was that disease did not spread as quickly in the New England colonies as it did in the Middle and Southern colonies.