Broomfield, Colorado 

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Climate in Broomfield, Colorado

Broomfield, Colorado gets 16 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Broomfield averages 59 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 248 sunny days per year in Broomfield. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Broomfield gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 83 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 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 18
Rain: averages 16 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 59 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

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September, June and August are the most pleasant months in Broomfield, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Broomfield, ColoradoUnited States
  16.1 in.38.1 in.
  58.6 in.27.8 in.
  82.5 days106.2 days
  248 days205 days
  89.6°85.8°
  17.7°21.7°
  7.27
  5.84.3
  5390 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 Broomfield with an average high temperature of 89.6°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Colorado. In Broomfield, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Broomfield are September, June and May.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Broomfield with an average of 17.1°. This is warmer than most places in Colorado.


In Broomfield, there are 39.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Colorado.


In Broomfield, there are 156.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Colorado.


In Broomfield, there are 5.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Colorado.


May is the wettest month in Broomfield with 2.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.5 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 35% of yearly precipitation and 11% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 16.1 inches in Broomfield means that it is about average compared to other places in Colorado.


May is the rainiest month in Broomfield with 10.0 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 4.6 rainy days. There are 82.5 rainy days annually in Broomfield, which is about average compared to other places in Colorado. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 31% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 18% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 58.6 inches in Broomfield means that it is about average compared to other places in Colorado. March is the snowiest month in Broomfield with 11.3 inches of snow, and 9 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Broomfield    9 Reviews
    Great family place - 1/27/2019
    I’ve lived in Broomfield for almost 25 years. We moved here to raise kids and for the schools in Boulder Valley School District (without having to live and pay for... Read More

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    Suburb living at its finest - 9/30/2018
    If you have young kids, it’s an amazing place to raise them. Safe, clean, decent schools, educated families, family centric activities, etc.... Read More

    Live here only if you have to... - 1/20/2018
    Broomfield, Colorado is a great place to live if you don’t actually want to live in a real town with character, real shops, restaurants, and a sense of community but... Read More


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