The Hartford area broke a record this past month. October 2017 will go down as the warmest October on record.
The average temperature for the month of October is 52.1 degrees. This year the record was set at 59.9 degrees which beats the previous record. Records in the Hartford area go back to 1905.
As for precipitation we didn't break any record however we did end up well above average.
The average precipitation for the month of October is 4.25 inches. This year the Hartford area received 8.77 inches which is more than double the monthly average.
Here's an interesting fact. 7.86 of the 8.77 inches fell within the last 8 days of the month.