Parker, Colorado 

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Climate in Parker, Colorado

Parker, Colorado gets 18 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Parker averages 77 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 242 sunny days per year in Parker. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Parker gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 62 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 87 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 17
Rain: averages 18 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 77 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Parker is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Colorado.

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September, August and June are the most pleasant months in Parker, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Parker, ColoradoUnited States
  18.0 in.38.1 in.
  76.8 in.27.8 in.
  61.6 days106.2 days
  242 days205 days
  86.8°85.8°
  17.2°21.7°
  7.37
  4.84.3
  5869 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 Parker with an average high temperature of 86.8°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Colorado. In Parker, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Parker are September, June and August.


In Parker, there are 20.7 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 Parker with an average of 16.5°. This is warmer than most places in Colorado.


In Parker, there are 161.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Colorado.


In Parker, there are 6.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Colorado.


Humidity is low in Parker, 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 Parker with 2.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.5 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 38% of yearly precipitation and 9% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 18.0 inches in Parker means that it is wetter than most places in Colorado.


August is the rainiest month in Parker with 8.4 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 2.7 rainy days. There are 61.6 rainy days annually in Parker, which is one of the least rainy places in Colorado. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 36% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 14% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 76.8 inches in Parker means that it is snowier than most places in Colorado. March is the snowiest month in Parker with 16.4 inches of snow, and 9 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Parker    28 Reviews
    Do your research. Things change. - 11/4/2021
    I'm not a CO native. I didn't move here from CA. We've been here over 16 years. We are looking to move. Now that I said that, I'll say this: This is a nice small... Read More

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    Do your research. Things change. - 11/4/2021
    I'm not a CO native. I didn't move here from CA. We've been here 16 years. We are looking to move. Now that I said that, I'll say this: This is a nice small CITY but... Read More

    GOOD, but become less. - 10/19/2021
    This is my 15th year in Parker, CO. Very nice initially. VERY EXPENSIVE to buy a home now. I rented all this time and despite making over $100,000 per year, cannot... Read More


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