Basalt, Colorado 

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Weather in Basalt, Colorado

The most pleasant months of the year for Basalt are June, August and July. In Basalt, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Basalt with an average high temperature of 83.3°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Colorado. December is the snowiest month in Basalt with 14.5 inches of snow, and 8 months of the year have significant snowfall. There are few days during the year when the humidity is even noticable.


Today's Weather - Basalt, CO

5 AM PST

Sunny

52°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TodaySunny77° / 47°SW 5 to 15 mph
SundaySunny79° / 46°WSW 5 to 15 mph
MondaySunny78° / 43°WSW 5 to 15 mph
TuesdaySunny78° / 44°WSW 5 to 15 mph
WednesdaySunny79° / 46°SW 5 to 10 mph
ThursdaySunny then Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms78° / 46°WSW 5 to 10 mph
FridayMostly Sunny then Chance Showers And Thunderstorms76° / 45°WSW 5 to 10 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 83 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 10
Rain: averages 16 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 61 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Basalt area is 6.6 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Colorado.

6.6 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January33° 10°
February38° 15°
March47° 24°
April56° 30°
May67° 37°
June78° 44°
July83° 51°
August81° 50°
September72° 41°
October60° 31°
November44° 21°
December33° 12°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Basalt
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January03086
February02786
March02695
April01883
May0691
June1160
July4090
August2090
September0390
October01881
November02785
December03087

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.


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Reviews for Basalt    1 Reviews
Overall a fantastic place to live! - 10/19/2008
Great place to live. Housing is pricey, but I wouldn't trade it for Aspen, which is only 17 miles away (and of course much more pricey). Most people in Basalt are full... Read More

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