Las Animas County, Colorado 

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Climate in Las Animas County, Colorado

Las Animas County, Colorado gets 17 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Las Animas County averages 58 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 263 sunny days per year in Las Animas County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Las Animas County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 77 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 17
Rain: averages 17 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 58 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

8.9 / 5.8

Summer   /   Winter
September, June and August are the most pleasant months in Las Animas County, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Las Animas, ColoradoUnited States
  17.4 in.38.1 in.
  58.2 in.27.8 in.
  77.4 days106.2 days
  263 days205 days
  86.4°85.8°
  17.3°21.7°
  7.47
  5.14.3
  6005 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 Las Animas County with an average high temperature of 86.4°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Colorado. In Las Animas County, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Las Animas County are September, June and May.


In Las Animas County, there are 21.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Colorado.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Las Animas County with an average of 17.3°. This is warmer than most places in Colorado.


In Las Animas County, there are 158.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Colorado.


In Las Animas County, there are 5.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Colorado.


Humidity is low in Las Animas County, 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.


August is the wettest month in Las Animas County with 2.9 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.5 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 43% of yearly precipitation and 10% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 17.4 inches in Las Animas County means that it is about average compared to other places in Colorado.


August is the rainiest month in Las Animas County with 11.1 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 3.9 rainy days. There are 77.4 rainy days annually in Las Animas County, which is less rainy than most places in Colorado. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 38% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 15% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 58.2 inches in Las Animas County means that it is about average compared to other places in Colorado. March is the snowiest month in Las Animas County with 11.7 inches of snow, and 8 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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