There are four seasons in Manchester and the climate is typical of northern New England states.
Average daily temperature in January 20.0 degrees F
Average daily temperature in July 70.0 degrees F
Average snowfall in January 18 inches
Average precipitation in July 3.1 inches
On June 21, 1788 New Hampshire became the ninth of the original 13 states to ratify the Constitution. NH holds the first in the nation presidential primary.
State Capital: Concord
State Bird: Purple Finch
State Flower: Purple Lilac
State Tree: White Birch
State Motto: “Live Free or Die”
Nickname: The Granite State
Highest Point: Mt. Washington at 6,288 feet
New Hampshire has a 24-seat Senate and a 400-seat Assembly. It is represented in Congress by two senators and two representatives and has four electoral votes.
The Merrimack Valley is strategically situated at the intersection of the state’s major north/south and east/west highway systems: Interstates 93 and 293, the F.E. Everett Turnpike, and Routes 3 and 101.
Bus, Taxi and Limousine Service
The Manchester Transit Authority runs regularly scheduled bus service throughout the city. The city also has a number of reservation-based taxi and limousine services.
Manchester and the outlying communities are served by Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, one of the fastest-growing airports in the nation. The airport also serves the region as New England’s third largest cargo airport.