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Boston Weather: 63.0°F | Light Rain

Weather: The End of Summer

By Efren Gutierrez

Summer officially ended last week with the autumnal equinox on September 22. On this date, the sun shines directly on the equator. After this, it begins to shine in a more southern direction, toward the Tropic of Capricorn.

As for Boston, it will definitely feel like fall today. Last night a cold front passed through the area, bringing clouds along with it. Later in the day, light to moderate rain will begin to fall. The rain will dissipate overnight, and the cool high will begin to dominate the area.


Today: Clouds will change to rain later in the day. High 70°F (21°C)

Tonight: Moderate rain. Low 61°F (16°C)

Wednesday: Mostly sunny and cool. High in the mid 60's °F (17-20°C).

Thursday: Sunny and cool. High in the upper 60's °F (20-22 °C).