Massachusetts is part of a region in the United States called New England, where the weather is very unpredictable. Although there are four distinct seasons (summer, fall, winter, spring), the weather often changes quickly and dramatically. The summers (June-September) can be very hot and humid, with temperatures ranging from 15° to 36°C (60° to 100°F). The winters (December-March) tend to be cold and wet with snowstorms, and temperatures ranging from 17° to 3°C (0° to 37°F).