Castle Rock, Colorado 

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Climate in Castle Rock, Colorado

Castle Rock, Colorado gets 19 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Castle Rock averages 78 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 243 sunny days per year in Castle Rock. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Castle Rock gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 70 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 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 19
Rain: averages 19 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 78 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

7.2 / 10
August, September and July are the most pleasant months in Castle Rock, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Castle Rock, ColoradoUnited States
  18.6 in.38.1 in.
  78.3 in.27.8 in.
  70.0 days106.2 days
  243 days205 days
  85.5°85.8°
  18.6°21.7°
  7.27
  4.84.3
  6224 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 Castle Rock with an average high temperature of 85.5°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Colorado. In Castle Rock, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Castle Rock are June, September and August.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Castle Rock with an average of 18.1°. This is one of the warmest places in Colorado.


In Castle Rock, there are 14.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Colorado.


In Castle Rock, there are 156.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Colorado.


In Castle Rock, there are 5.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Colorado.


August is the wettest month in Castle Rock with 2.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.6 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 40% of yearly precipitation and 10% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 18.6 inches in Castle Rock means that it is wetter than most places in Colorado.


August is the rainiest month in Castle Rock with 9.9 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 3.3 rainy days. There are 70.0 rainy days annually in Castle Rock, which is less rainy than most places in Colorado. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 37% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 15% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 78.3 inches in Castle Rock means that it is snowier than most places in Colorado. March is the snowiest month in Castle Rock with 16.8 inches of snow, and 9 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Castle Rock    13 Reviews
    The Unforgettable Sunset - 4/26/2018
    I have always been mobile for my career, until I moved to Castle Rock. I've lived in in multiple cities in the Midwest including Chicago and have visited nearly every... Read More

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    Looks can be very decieving, move here with extrem - 9/11/2015
    Castle Rock was a cute semi nice White small town with nothing to do when I moved here in 1998 at 17. Now it is basically a suburb with tons of illegal immigrants and... Read More

    mountains of enjoyment - 5/9/2014
    we have four seasons, and the rockies are only two hrs.away. so for the outdoors enthusist sking or hiking is like no other place you have been or seen it is hard to... Read More


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