Walsenburg, Colorado 

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Climate in Walsenburg, Colorado

Walsenburg, Colorado gets 19 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Walsenburg averages 91 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 272 sunny days per year in Walsenburg. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Walsenburg gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 81 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 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 18
Rain: averages 19 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 91 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

7.3 / 10
September, June and August are the most pleasant months in Walsenburg, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Walsenburg, ColoradoUnited States
  18.5 in.38.1 in.
  91.4 in.27.8 in.
  81.1 days106.2 days
  272 days205 days
  86.4°85.8°
  18.4°21.7°
  7.37
  5.24.3
  6171 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 Walsenburg with an average high temperature of 86.4°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Colorado. In Walsenburg, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Walsenburg are September, June and May.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Walsenburg with an average of 18.1°. This is one of the warmest places in Colorado.


In Walsenburg, there are 18.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Colorado.


In Walsenburg, there are 153.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Colorado.


In Walsenburg, there are 5.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Colorado.


August is the wettest month in Walsenburg with 2.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.7 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 38% of yearly precipitation and 13% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 18.5 inches in Walsenburg means that it is wetter than most places in Colorado.


August is the rainiest month in Walsenburg with 11.6 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 4.3 rainy days. There are 81.1 rainy days annually in Walsenburg, which is about average compared to other places in Colorado. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 37% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 17% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 91.4 inches in Walsenburg means that it is snowier than most places in Colorado. March is the snowiest month in Walsenburg with 19.1 inches of snow, and 8 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Walsenburg    7 Reviews
    cost of living - 7/31/2014
    Yes housing is cheap, but it is not cheap to live here. You will likely pay more in utilities than you will in rent and that is miserable. Food and other items are... Read More

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    Great Small Town - Don't listen to the luddites - 7/5/2010
    I'm not sure what "zip zam" is doing wrong, but the Walsenburg I visit for weeks (or months) every year is nothing like that person describes. People are decent and... Read More


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