Silt, Colorado 

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Climate in Silt, Colorado

Silt, Colorado gets 15 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Silt averages 46 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 238 sunny days per year in Silt. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Silt gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 92 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 91 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 12
Rain: averages 15 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 46 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

8.2 / 4.9

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

Climate Averages
  Silt, ColoradoUnited States
  14.6 in.38.1 in.
  46.3 in.27.8 in.
  91.9 days106.2 days
  238 days205 days
  90.5°85.8°
  12.3°21.7°
  6.97
  64.3
  5456 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 Silt with an average high temperature of 90.5°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Colorado. In Silt, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Silt are September, May and June.


In Silt, there are 40.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Colorado.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Silt with an average of 12.3°. This is colder than most places in Colorado.


In Silt, there are 175.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Colorado.


In Silt, 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 Silt, 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.


October is the wettest month in Silt with 1.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 0.9 inches. The wettest season is Winter with 31% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 14.6 inches in Silt means that it is drier than most places in Colorado.


March is the rainiest month in Silt with 8.6 days of rain, and June is the driest month with only 5.9 rainy days. There are 91.9 rainy days annually in Silt, which is rainier than most places in Colorado. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 46.3 inches in Silt means that it is about average compared to other places in Colorado. December is the snowiest month in Silt with 13.8 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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