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The most pleasant months of the year for Denver are September, June and May. In Denver, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Denver with an average high temperature of 88.9°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Colorado. March is the snowiest month in Denver with 11.7 inches of snow, and 9 months of the year have significant snowfall. Days with noticeable humidity are rare throughout the year.

Today's Weather - Denver, CO

8 PM PST

Chance Rain And Snow Showers

46°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TonightChance Rain And Snow Showers32° / 50°NNW 7 mph
Thursday NightSlight Chance Rain And Snow Showers then Partly Cloudy28° / 54°WSW 8 mph
Friday NightMostly Clear28° / 63°WSW 7 to 10 mph
Saturday NightMostly Clear34° / 66°WSW 12 mph
Sunday NightPartly Cloudy39° / 65°SW 14 mph
Monday NightChance Light Rain35° / 55°SW 15 mph
Tuesday NightChance Light Snow20° / 46°NNW 10 to 17 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 89 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 18
Rain: averages 17 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 60 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Denver area is 8.8 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Colorado.

8.8 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7.8. 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
January47° 18°
February48° 20°
March56° 27°
April63° 35°
May71° 44°
June82° 53°
July89° 59°
August86° 58°
September78° 48°
October66° 36°
November54° 25°
December45° 17°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Denver
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January03055
February02655
March02375
April01184
May11101
June6080
July15080
August9090
September3170
October0962
November02464
December03055

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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During my 25 years in Denver, I’ve witnessed trends found in other metro areas: homeless camps, panhandlers, worsening traffic, increased crime and rapidly appreciating  More

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I've lived in the Denver area for about eight years now. Moved here for college planning to get out as soon as I was done with college, and predictably got stuck  More

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I've lived in the city since I was born (1998) and I just was ready to get out. I'm a Denver native and I am ashamed of my city. I moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania  More

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