Bridgeport is a small city in and the state of Connecticut, United States. Bridgeport's population is just under 150,000 people and is the most-populated city in Connecticut! Bridgeport is just 62 mi north of the New York City..
There city is home to many schools, including many university campuses!
Bridgeport is known as Park City because it has over 1,300 acres of public park space. In addition to its well-known parks like Pleasure Beach and Seaside Park, almost every neighborhood in the city has its own pocket park.
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Bridgeport has 4 unique seasons! This means that the climate varies based on the time of year. The summers are warm and humid; the winters are cold, snowy, and windy; and it is partly cloudy year round.
Winter: December, January, February (average temp: 20° F - 40° F)
Spring: March, April, May (average temp: 30° F - 60° F)
Summer: June, July, August (average temp: 65° F - 83° F)
Fall: September, October, November (average temp: 40° F - 75° F)
Bridgeport averages about 47 inches of rain per year, in addition to 30 inches of snow per year. Most rainfall occurs in the spring (specifically the months of March and April). Winter months bring snow which usually occurs during December, January, and February.
Bridgeport consists of upland peninsulas, divided by creeks, rivers, and low-lying wetland areas. These various landscapes allows for a variety of biodiversity for example, there are lots of animals ranging from rodents to birds to deer, to coyotes and foxes to black bears and even whales!
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