Florence, Colorado 

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Climate in Florence, Colorado

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

Florence averages 32 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 264 sunny days per year in Florence. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Florence gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 77 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 15 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 32 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Florence is 7.5 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Colorado.

8.4 / 6.1

Summer   /   Winter
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Florence, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Florence, ColoradoUnited States
  14.8 in.38.1 in.
  31.7 in.27.8 in.
  76.6 days106.2 days
  264 days205 days
  90.4°85.8°
  18.3°21.7°
  7.57
  5.44.3
  5180 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 Florence with an average high temperature of 90.4°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Colorado. In Florence, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Florence are September, May and June.


In Florence, there are 43.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Colorado.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Florence with an average of 18.3°. This is one of the warmest places in Colorado.


In Florence, there are 147.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Colorado.


In Florence, there are 5.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Colorado.


Humidity is low in Florence, and some people might find the dryness to be uncomfortable. Days with noticeable humidity are rare throughout the year. A very dry climate can lead to cracked, itchy skin and dry eyes.


August is the wettest month in Florence with 2.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.4 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 46% of yearly precipitation and 9% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 14.8 inches in Florence means that it is drier than most places in Colorado.


August is the rainiest month in Florence with 11.5 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 3.3 rainy days. There are 76.6 rainy days annually in Florence, which is less rainy than most places in Colorado. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 39% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 14% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 31.7 inches in Florence means that it is less snowy than most places in Colorado. December is the snowiest month in Florence with 6.4 inches of snow, and 8 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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