Kit Carson County, Colorado 

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Climate in Kit Carson County, Colorado

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

Kit Carson County averages 32 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 260 sunny days per year in Kit Carson County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Kit Carson County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 60 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 89 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 16
Rain: averages 18 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 32 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Kit Carson County is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Colorado.

7.4 / 10
September, June and August are the most pleasant months in Kit Carson County, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Kit Carson, ColoradoUnited States
  18.0 in.38.1 in.
  32.2 in.27.8 in.
  59.6 days106.2 days
  260 days205 days
  89.3°85.8°
  15.9°21.7°
  7.47
  4.84.3
  4421 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 Kit Carson County with an average high temperature of 89.3°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Colorado. In Kit Carson County, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Kit Carson County are September, June and May.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Kit Carson County with an average of 15.8°. This is warmer than most places in Colorado.


In Kit Carson County, there are 40.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Colorado.


In Kit Carson County, 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 Kit Carson County, there are 5.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Colorado.


July is the wettest month in Kit Carson County with 3.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.4 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 48% of yearly precipitation and 7% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 18.0 inches in Kit Carson County means that it is wetter than most places in Colorado.


May is the rainiest month in Kit Carson County with 8.2 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 2.6 rainy days. There are 59.6 rainy days annually in Kit Carson County, which is one of the least rainy places in Colorado. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 38% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 13% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 32.2 inches in Kit Carson County means that it is less snowy than most places in Colorado. March is the snowiest month in Kit Carson County with 5.8 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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