Zip 80921 (Colorado Springs, CO) 

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Climate in Zip 80921 (Colorado Springs, CO)

Colorado Springs (zip 80921), Colorado gets 21 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Colorado Springs (zip 80921) averages 95 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 247 sunny days per year in Colorado Springs (zip 80921). The US average is 205 sunny days.

Colorado Springs (zip 80921) gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 95 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 83 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 16
Rain: averages 21 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 95 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 80921 zip code is 6.8 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Colorado.

8.8 / 5.1

Summer   /   Winter
July, August and June are the most pleasant months in the 80921 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Colorado Springs, ColoradoUnited States
  20.6 in.38.1 in.
  95.0 in.27.8 in.
  95.4 days106.2 days
  247 days205 days
  82.8°85.8°
  15.5°21.7°
  6.87
  5.34.3
  7023 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 80921 zip code with an average high temperature of 82.8°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Colorado. In the 80921 zip code, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the 80921 zip code are June, August and July.


In the 80921 zip code, there are 7.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Colorado.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the 80921 zip code with an average of 15.3°. This is about average compared to other places in Colorado.


In the 80921 zip code, there are 176.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Colorado.


In the 80921 zip code, there are 8.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Colorado.


Humidity is low in the 80921 zip code, 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 the 80921 zip code with 3.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 0.5 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 41% of yearly precipitation and 9% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 20.6 inches in the 80921 zip code means that it is one of the wettest places in Colorado.


August is the rainiest month in the 80921 zip code with 13.3 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 4.9 rainy days. There are 95.4 rainy days annually in the 80921 zip code, which is rainier 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 17% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 95.0 inches in the 80921 zip code means that it is snowier than most places in Colorado. March is the snowiest month in the 80921 zip code with 19.5 inches of snow, and 9 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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