Brighton, Colorado 

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Climate in Brighton, Colorado

Brighton, Colorado gets 15 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Brighton averages 41 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 246 sunny days per year in Brighton. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Brighton gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 75 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 89 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 14
Rain: averages 15 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 41 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Brighton is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Colorado.

7.2 / 10
September, June and August are the most pleasant months in Brighton, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Brighton, ColoradoUnited States
  14.8 in.38.1 in.
  40.5 in.27.8 in.
  74.5 days106.2 days
  246 days205 days
  89.4°85.8°
  14.2°21.7°
  7.27
  5.14.3
  4984 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


July is the hottest month for Brighton with an average high temperature of 89.4°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Colorado. In Brighton, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Brighton are September, June and May.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Brighton with an average of 14.0°. This is about average compared to other places in Colorado.


In Brighton, there are 38.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Colorado.


In Brighton, there are 169.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Colorado.


In Brighton, there are 9.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Colorado.


May is the wettest month in Brighton with 2.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 0.4 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 36% of yearly precipitation and 10% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 14.8 inches in Brighton means that it is drier than most places in Colorado.


May is the rainiest month in Brighton with 9.2 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 4.1 rainy days. There are 74.5 rainy days annually in Brighton, which is less rainy than most places in Colorado. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 30% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 17% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 40.5 inches in Brighton means that it is less snowy than most places in Colorado. March is the snowiest month in Brighton with 7.8 inches of snow, and 9 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Brighton    2 Reviews
    Never buy a house in Adams County - 9/24/2016
    I bought a house in Adams County Colorado found out that the same family had built my house and the house next door and shared the driveway the realestat agents told me... Read More

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    Education - 6/19/2010
    My name is Sandra I use to live in Eagle Pass until I got married and move to Colorado.I go and visit my parents once or twice a year they live in Chula Vista... Read More


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