The most pleasant months of the year for Douglas County are September, June and August. In Douglas County, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Douglas County with an average high temperature of 86.1°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Colorado. March is the snowiest month in Douglas County with 16.5 inches of snow, and 9 months of the year have significant snowfall. Days with noticeable humidity are rare throughout the year.
Today's Weather - Douglas, CO
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Chance Showers And Thunderstorms
|7 DAY FORECAST||DESCRIPTION||HIGH/LOW||WIND|
|Overnight||Chance Showers And Thunderstorms||47° / 59°||NW 1 mph|
|Saturday Night||Showers And Thunderstorms||49° / 61°||NW 6 to 10 mph|
|Sunday Night||Showers And Thunderstorms then Chance Showers And Thunderstorms||50° / 66°||ENE 6 to 10 mph|
|Monday Night||Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Mostly Cloudy||50° / 72°||S 9 to 17 mph|
|Tuesday Night||Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Mostly Cloudy||50° / 72°||S 12 mph|
|Wednesday Night||Showers And Thunderstorms Likely||51° / 72°||SSW 10 mph|
|Thursday Night||Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Mostly Cloudy||50° / 74°||SW 10 mph|
Summer High: the July high is around 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 18
Rain: averages 19 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 79 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Douglas County area is 9 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Colorado.
9 / 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)
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Douglas
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.