Colorado Springs, CO has a warm and dry climate that is typical of the Colorado mountain region. Summers are hot with temperatures reaching into the mid-90s and winters are cold with temperatures sometimes dropping below zero. The area is known for its sunny days with low humidity and generally mild weather year-round. Rainfall in the area is usually light but snowfall can be significant during winter months, with occasional blizzards bringing up to several feet of snow. Coloradans usually take advantage of the sunny skies and mild weather by spending time outdoors in an array of recreational pursuits such as camping, fishing, hiking, and biking.
Colorado Springs, Colorado gets 18 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Colorado Springs averages 57 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 Colorado Springs. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Colorado Springs gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 88 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 84 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 17
Rain: averages 18 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 57 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Colorado Springs is 7.1 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Colorado.
8.9 / 5.4
Summer / Winter
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Colorado Springs, while December and January are the least comfortable months.