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Fort Collins, Colorado, gets 15 inches of rain per year. The US average is 37. Snowfall is 47 inches. The average US city gets 25 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 85 degrees. The January low is 14. Our comfort index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is a 62 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable. The US average on the comfort index is 44.

  CLIMATEFort Collins, ColoradoUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  15.136.5
  Snowfall (in.)  47.225
  Precipitation Days  81100
  Sunny Days  237205
  Avg. July High  8586.5
  Avg. Jan. Low  13.520.5
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  6244
  UV Index  4.74.3
  Elevation ft.  5,0151,443


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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)
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)
Weather is good year round. Mild winters. Low humidity but not too dry. Comfortable... (read more)
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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)
re: Fort Collins - Pros/Cons - 4/6/2008
Low crime yes...Low cost of living, and affordable...NOT. Housing, rent, taxes on property is horrible for a tourist town. It shouldnt be this high. Schools are not that... (read more)
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