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  CLIMATE OVERVIEW
  

Fort Collins, Colorado, gets 16 inches of rain per year. The US average is 39. Snowfall is 51 inches. The average US city gets 26 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 81.

On average, there are 237 sunny days per year in Fort Collins, Colorado. The July high is around 87 degrees. The January low is 16. Sperling's comfort index for Fort Collins is a 71 out of 100, where a higher score indicates a more comfortable year-around climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.

  CLIMATEFort Collins, ColoradoUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  16.339.2
  Snowfall (in.)  50.625.8
  Precipitation Days  81102
  Sunny Days  237205
  Avg. July High  86.786.1
  Avg. Jan. Low  16.122.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  7154
  UV Index  4.74.3
  Elevation ft.  5,0151,443

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  CLIMATE COMMENTS
  
Low humidity
Fort Collins has a fairly dry climate. This makes winters as well as summers more pleasant. The winters are a little too cold and long for me, but just right for my... (read more)
Weather
Winters can be too long. For instance, one should not plant flowers until Mother's Day; just incase of a last minute frost. There are many days when the sun will shine... (read more)
climate
Weather is good year round. Mild winters. Low humidity but not too dry. Comfortable... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Nice People and Nice Place to Live
I was in the Loveland and Fort Collins area for a while - I liked both, but found more fairness in the Ft Collins area. Honestly though both communities were nice... (read more)
Fort Collins Over All
I was born and raised in FTC and I now have 2 children growing up here. When I was growing up Fort Collins was an amazing place to live. It was safe with a lot of fun... (read more)
Lots to do, but unfriendly people!
I agree with the posts regarding the unfriendliness of the Fort & CO in general. There are many positives for Ft. Collins, but if you value personal connections &... (read more)
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