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Cities In New Hampshire with Local Oil Delivery Deals

New Hampshire Heating Oil Trends

Last year, New Hampshire homeowners purchased a total of 199 million gallons of heating oil.

Short Term Trends

New Hampshire’s overall heating oil use varies from year to year, primarily depending on how cold each winter is. As the temperature outside gets colder, homes’ heating systems need to burn more and more oil to keep homes warm. Last winter in New Hampshire, the average outside temperature was 12.5° F warmer than the prior winter's average outside temperature.

New Hampshire Average Winter Temperature

Heating SeasonAverage Temperature
Winter 2022 - 202342° F
Winter 2021 - 202229.5° F

New Hampshire Heating Oil Delivery Overview

221,246 households in New Hampshire heat their homes with fuel oil. This makes oil delivery essential when New Hampshire thermometers drop as low as 42.5° F each winter.

41% of New Hampshire Households Rely On Heating Oil Delivery Each Winter

New Hampshire HouseholdsNew Hampshire Heating Oil Households
536,977221,246

85 New Hampshire Oil Companies Go the Distance

With 199 million gallons of heating oil delivered to New Hampshire homeowners during the winter of 2023, the New Hampshire community relies on its 85 oil companies to keep warm.

Oil delivery is a two step process: First, an oil truck picks up oil at the nearest bulk fuel terminal. In the case of New Hampshire, two of the closest terminals are Sprague in So. Portland, ME and Buckeye in South Portland, ME. Then, the truck delivers the #2 heating oil to homes and businesses in New Hampshire.