Idaho Springs, CO is known for its mild, sunny climate. Summers are usually warm and dry, while winters are cool but still relatively mild. The average temperature in Idaho Springs ranges from a low of 17°F in January to a high of 83°F in July. Precipitation averages around 14 inches per year with April being the wettest month and August being the driest. This moderate climate provides ideal conditions for outdoor activities such as hiking, camping, biking, and skiing throughout the year.
Idaho Springs, Colorado gets 25 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Idaho Springs averages 181 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 249 sunny days per year in Idaho Springs. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Idaho Springs gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 122 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 70 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 12
Rain: averages 25 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 181 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Idaho Springs is 5.4 (10=best), which means it is one of the least comfortable places in Colorado.
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Summer / Winter
July, August and June are the most pleasant months in Idaho Springs, while December and January are the least comfortable months.