Fruita, CO has a semi-arid climate with warm summers and cold winters. In the summer months, temperatures can reach up to 90°F while in the winter months temperatures typically drop into the teens and twenties. Spring and fall are generally mild seasons with temperatures ranging from the mid-forties to mid-seventies. The area gets approximately nine inches of precipitation annually, which is fairly low compared to other regions of the country. While Fruita does not experience extreme weather conditions, snowfall can be heavy during the winter months and strong winds are common throughout the year.
Fruita, Colorado gets 10 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Fruita averages 16 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 246 sunny days per year in Fruita. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Fruita gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 65 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 93 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 16
Rain: averages 10 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 16 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Fruita is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Colorado.
8.3 / 5.6
Summer / Winter
September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Fruita, while January and December are the least comfortable months.