Fort Collins, Colorado 

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Weather in Fort Collins, Colorado

The most pleasant months of the year for Fort Collins are September, June and August. In Fort Collins, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Fort Collins with an average high temperature of 87.0°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Colorado. March is the snowiest month in Fort Collins with 10.9 inches of snow, and 9 months of the year have significant snowfall. There are few days during the summer when the humidity becomes unpleasant.


Today's Weather - Fort Collins, CO

5 AM PST

Mostly Clear

63°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
OvernightMostly Clear61° / 98°NNW 5 mph
Monday NightMostly Clear61° / 100°NE 7 mph
Tuesday NightMostly Clear63° / 99°SW 7 mph
Wednesday NightSlight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Partly Cloudy63° / 99°W 3 to 8 mph
Thursday NightSlight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Partly Cloudy60° / 87°W 7 mph
Friday NightSlight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Partly Cloudy59° / 89°ESE 6 to 9 mph
Saturday NightSlight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Partly Cloudy60° / 90°SW 6 to 9 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 87 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 15
Rain: averages 16 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 48 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Fort Collins area is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Colorado.

7.2 / 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
January44° 15°
February46° 18°
March54° 26°
April62° 33°
May71° 43°
June81° 51°
July87° 57°
August85° 55°
September76° 46°
October64° 34°
November51° 23°
December42° 15°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Fort Collins
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January03054
February02765
March02575
April013103
May11110
June40100
July12090
August6090
September1180
October01171
November02664
December03054

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 Fort Collins    68 Reviews
Fort Collins could be great. - 7/14/2020
I used to live in Fort Collins and it had its ups and downs:Ups: 1. Great Climate2. Healthy Population3. Plentiful things to doDowns: 1. Population that go off of the... Read More

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Love It!!! But there are some downers - 12/26/2019
I love It here!!! Outstanding Schools,Educated Population,An Assortment Of Stuff To Do & Entertainment, hidden-gem type and fairly new parks,college-town... Read More

Plus and Minus - 10/27/2019
We moved from the midwest to Fort Collins in 2014. Pluses: Beautiful location near Rocky Mountains, historic Old Town with lots of annual festivals, events,... Read More


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