It’s a good time to go leaf-peeping. The images above and below are a composite of the daily changing colors since Sept. 1 from the state’s outdoor haze and visibility cameras on Cornwall’s Mohawk Mountain and at the Talcott Mountain Science Center in Avon overlooking Hartford.
The next couple of weekends will be Connecticut’s peak season, according to the Department of Energy & Environmental Protection.
The drought has caused some of the leaves to turn sooner than they have traditionally.
Trend CT has previously visualized the past few years of autumn phenology.
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