Peyton, Colorado 

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Climate in Peyton, Colorado

Peyton, Colorado gets 20 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Peyton averages 84 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 247 sunny days per year in Peyton. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Peyton gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 95 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 83 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 17
Rain: averages 20 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 84 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Peyton is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Colorado.

6.9 / 10
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Peyton, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Peyton, ColoradoUnited States
  20.1 in.38.1 in.
  84.0 in.27.8 in.
  94.6 days106.2 days
  247 days205 days
  83.3°85.8°
  17.1°21.7°
  6.97
  5.34.3
  6818 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 Peyton with an average high temperature of 83.3°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Colorado. In Peyton, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Peyton are June, August and September.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Peyton with an average of 16.5°. This is warmer than most places in Colorado.


In Peyton, there are 9.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Colorado.


In Peyton, there are 168.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Colorado.


In Peyton, there are 5.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Colorado.


August is the wettest month in Peyton with 3.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.5 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 44% of yearly precipitation and 8% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 20.1 inches in Peyton means that it is wetter than most places in Colorado.


August is the rainiest month in Peyton with 13.2 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 4.8 rainy days. There are 94.6 rainy days annually in Peyton, which is rainier than most places in Colorado. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 36% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 17% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 84.0 inches in Peyton means that it is snowier than most places in Colorado. March is the snowiest month in Peyton with 17.2 inches of snow, and 9 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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