Zip 81212 (Ca±on City, CO) 

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Climate in Zip 81212 (Ca±on City, CO)

Ca±on City (zip 81212), Colorado gets 15 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Ca±on City (zip 81212) averages 33 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 250 sunny days per year in Ca±on City (zip 81212). The US average is 205 sunny days.

Ca±on City (zip 81212) 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 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 19
Rain: averages 15 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 33 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 81212 zip code is 7.5 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Colorado.

7.5 / 10
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in the 81212 zip code, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Canon City, ColoradoUnited States
  14.6 in.38.1 in.
  33.0 in.27.8 in.
  76.7 days106.2 days
  250 days205 days
  90.0°85.8°
  18.6°21.7°
  7.57
  5.44.3
  5312 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 the 81212 zip code with an average high temperature of 90.0°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Colorado. In the 81212 zip code, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the 81212 zip code are September, May and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the 81212 zip code with an average of 18.6°. This is one of the warmest places in Colorado.


In the 81212 zip code, there are 41.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Colorado.


In the 81212 zip code, there are 147.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Colorado.


In the 81212 zip code, there are 5.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Colorado.


August is the wettest month in the 81212 zip code with 2.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.4 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 45% of yearly precipitation and 9% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 14.6 inches in the 81212 zip code means that it is drier than most places in Colorado.


August is the rainiest month in the 81212 zip code with 11.5 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 3.3 rainy days. There are 76.7 rainy days annually in the 81212 zip code, which is less rainy than most places in Colorado. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 39% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 14% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 33.0 inches in the 81212 zip code means that it is less snowy than most places in Colorado. December is the snowiest month in the 81212 zip code with 6.6 inches of snow, and 8 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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