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Boston has a humid continental climate, and new arrivals relocating here can expect extremes on both ends of the scale, with hot summers and freezing winters. Temperature variations can occur, and even unseasonal snowfalls have been known to happen.
Boston is known for its distinctive seasons, with spring ranging from late March to May, summer from June to August, autumn from September to November and winter from December to early March.
In general, summers are humid and sunny, with average daytime highs in July reaching 82°F (28°C). Winter months are frigid, wet and windy, and snowfall is common. The level of snowfall in Boston varies yearly, and it can snow at any time during the winter.
Expat Health Insurance
Cigna Global Health Insurance
With Cigna, you won't have to rely on foreign public health care systems, which may not meet your needs. Cigna allows you to speak to a doctor on demand, for consultations or instant advice, wherever you are in the world. They also offer full cancer care across all levels of cover, and settle the cost of treatments directly with the provider. Cigna is currently offering a 10% discount for seniors (over 60) on their Silver package.
Sirelo has a network of more than 500 international removal companies that can move your furniture and possessions to your new home. By filling in a form, you’ll get up to 5 quotes from recommended movers. This service is free of charge and will help you select an international moving company that suits your needs and budget.