Yuma County, Colorado 

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Climate in Yuma County, Colorado

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

Yuma County averages 29 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 Yuma County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Yuma County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 63 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 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 16
Rain: averages 19 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 29 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

8.8 / 5.7

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

Climate Averages
  Yuma, ColoradoUnited States
  18.6 in.38.1 in.
  29.2 in.27.8 in.
  62.8 days106.2 days
  260 days205 days
  89.6°85.8°
  15.8°21.7°
  7.47
  5.24.3
  3934 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 Yuma County with an average high temperature of 89.6°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Colorado. In Yuma County, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Yuma County are September, June and May.


In Yuma County, there are 41.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Colorado.


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


In Yuma County, there are 159.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Colorado.


In Yuma County, there are 7.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Colorado.


Humidity in Yuma County is generally quite low and comfortable. There are few days during the summer when the humidity becomes unpleasant. The most humid months (but still comfortable) are July, August and June.


July is the wettest month in Yuma County with 3.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.4 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 45% of yearly precipitation and 7% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 18.6 inches in Yuma County means that it is wetter than most places in Colorado.


May is the rainiest month in Yuma County with 8.7 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 2.6 rainy days. There are 62.8 rainy days annually in Yuma County, which is less rainy than most places in Colorado. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 37% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 13% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 29.2 inches in Yuma County means that it is less snowy than most places in Colorado. January is the snowiest month in Yuma County with 5.4 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    80759 80758 80735 80727 80824 80822 80755


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