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  CLIMATE OVERVIEW
  

Colorado Springs, Colorado, gets 16 inches of rain per year. The US average is 37. Snowfall is 41 inches. The average US city gets 25 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 89.

On average, there are 243 sunny days per year in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The July high is around 85 degrees. The January low is 16. Our comfort index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is a 67 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable. The US average on the comfort index is 44.

  CLIMATEColorado Springs, ColoradoUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  16.236.5
  Snowfall (in.)  41.125
  Precipitation Days  89100
  Sunny Days  243205
  Avg. July High  8586.5
  Avg. Jan. Low  16.420.5
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  6744
  UV Index  5.34.3
  Elevation ft.  6,2711,443
  CLIMATE COMMENTS
  
Colo Spgs weather
I used to feel pretty good about the winters here, I thought they were mild, and compared to Wisconsin where I previously lived they were. As I get older, now in my... (read more)
nice place to live
COS is nice place to live... fantastic climate. Though a multitude of school districts makes the city / county divided between great districts and not great. This... (read more)
Weather seems more extreme than you'd think
I love Colorado Springs! I moved here in January 1968 and now in 2012 I'm 61 and getting ready to retire. Back then the summers were mild, breezy and maybe three weeks... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Colorado Springs has a stultifying cultural scene
CS is in a very beautiful natural setting but the lack of any progressive vision here has created a small and alienating downtown, a decaying historical section, and... (read more)
Living at altitude
As a life long resident of Colorado Springs I can't think of a better place to live if you enjoy outdoor activities including skiing, camping, hiking, hunting, biking,... (read more)
Could Be Better
This city has had significant growth during the last 14 years. Urban sprawl is everyhwere. Crime is on the increase. City severely lacking in mass transportation. Not... (read more)
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