Winter Park, Colorado 

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Climate in Winter Park, Colorado

Winter Park, Colorado gets 24 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Winter Park averages 187 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 248 sunny days per year in Winter Park. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Winter Park gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 124 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 75 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 5
Rain: averages 24 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 187 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Winter Park is 5.3 (10=best), which means it is one of the least comfortable places in Colorado.

5.3 / 10
July, August and June are the most pleasant months in Winter Park, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Winter Park, ColoradoUnited States
  23.7 in.38.1 in.
  187.4 in.27.8 in.
  124.3 days106.2 days
  248 days205 days
  74.5°85.8°
  4.7°21.7°
  5.37
  64.3
  9052 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 Winter Park with an average high temperature of 74.5°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Colorado. In Winter Park, there are 2 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Winter Park are July, August and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Winter Park with an average of 4.7°. This is one of the coldest places in Colorado.


In Winter Park, there are 0.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Colorado.


In Winter Park, there are 258.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Colorado.


In Winter Park, there are 39.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Colorado.


April is the wettest month in Winter Park with 2.9 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 1.5 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 32% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 23.7 inches in Winter Park means that it is one of the wettest places in Colorado.


August is the rainiest month in Winter Park with 13.5 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 7.6 rainy days. There are 124.3 rainy days annually in Winter Park, which is one of the rainiest places in Colorado. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 187.4 inches in Winter Park means that it is one of the snowiest places in Colorado. April is the snowiest month in Winter Park with 31.2 inches of snow, and 10 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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