Centennial, Colorado 

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Climate in Centennial, Colorado

Centennial, Colorado gets 18 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Centennial averages 73 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 245 sunny days per year in Centennial. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Centennial gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 78 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 88 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 18
Rain: averages 18 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 73 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Centennial is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Colorado.

7.3 / 10
September, August and June are the most pleasant months in Centennial, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Centennial, ColoradoUnited States
  17.9 in.38.1 in.
  72.6 in.27.8 in.
  78.0 days106.2 days
  245 days205 days
  87.5°85.8°
  18.0°21.7°
  7.37
  5.24.3
  5833 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 Centennial with an average high temperature of 87.5°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Colorado. In Centennial, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Centennial are September, June and August.


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


In Centennial, there are 25.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Colorado.


In Centennial, there are 155.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Colorado.


In Centennial, 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 Centennial with 2.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.5 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 37% of yearly precipitation and 10% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 17.9 inches in Centennial means that it is wetter than most places in Colorado.


August is the rainiest month in Centennial with 9.8 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 4.0 rainy days. There are 78.0 rainy days annually in Centennial, which is about average compared to other places in Colorado. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 34% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 16% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 72.6 inches in Centennial means that it is snowier than most places in Colorado. March is the snowiest month in Centennial with 14.5 inches of snow, and 9 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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