Fountain, Colorado 

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Climate in Fountain, Colorado

Fountain, Colorado gets 17 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Fountain averages 32 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 Fountain. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Fountain gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 80 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 18
Rain: averages 17 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 32 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Fountain is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Colorado.

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

Climate Averages
  Fountain, ColoradoUnited States
  17.1 in.38.1 in.
  32.0 in.27.8 in.
  80.3 days106.2 days
  248 days205 days
  86.1°85.8°
  17.7°21.7°
  7.47
  5.34.3
  5545 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 Fountain with an average high temperature of 86.1°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Colorado. In Fountain, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Fountain are September, June and August.


In Fountain, there are 20.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Colorado.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Fountain with an average of 17.6°. This is warmer than most places in Colorado.


In Fountain, there are 156.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Colorado.


In Fountain, 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 Fountain, 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 Fountain with 3.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.4 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 51% of yearly precipitation and 7% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 17.1 inches in Fountain means that it is about average compared to other places in Colorado.


August is the rainiest month in Fountain with 12.5 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 3.0 rainy days. There are 80.3 rainy days annually in Fountain, which is about average compared to other places in Colorado. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 41% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 12% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 32.0 inches in Fountain means that it is less snowy than most places in Colorado. March is the snowiest month in Fountain with 6.6 inches of snow, and 8 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Fountain    4 Reviews
    Junky, Trashy, Transient, Rental Town. - 1/21/2020
    Junky, Trashy, Transient, Rental Town, with no infrastructure or proactive government. Take exit 128 off I-25 and Drive around to see for yourself. Especially Old... Read More

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    fountain is lovely place to live - 11/27/2015
    After living in 3 states and in Denver,Springs and Pueblo(within CO), I find Fountain to be a quiet, safe and cost effective place to live. It has moderate temps and... Read More

    Fountain - 6/1/2009
    Fountain is a great place to live. Housing is affordable and not segregated (all the condo's not in one part of town and all of the big homes in another). The city... Read More


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