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Weather in Colorado

The most pleasant months of the year for Colorado are June, September and August. In Colorado, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Colorado with an average high temperature of 85.6°, which ranks it as about average compared to other states. March is the snowiest month in Colorado with 11.5 inches of snow, and 9 months of the year have significant snowfall. Days with noticeable humidity are rare throughout the year.


Today's Weather - Colorado, CO

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Areas Of Smoke

41°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
OvernightAreas Of Smoke39° / 59°SW 12 to 23 mph
Wednesday NightPartly Cloudy44° / 54°SW 8 to 21 mph
Thursday NightPartly Cloudy24° / 39°WSW 3 to 9 mph
Friday NightPartly Cloudy32° / 48°SW 8 to 13 mph
Saturday NightChance Light Snow22° / 25°W 7 to 12 mph
Sunday NightSnow Likely13° / 21°NNE 3 to 8 mph
Monday NightSlight Chance Light Snow16° / 35°WNW 3 to 8 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 13
Rain: averages 16 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 63 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Colorado area is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Colorado.

6.9 / 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
January41° 13°
February44° 16°
March52° 24°
April60° 31°
May69° 40°
June80° 48°
July86° 54°
August83° 53°
September75° 44°
October63° 33°
November50° 22°
December40° 14°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Colorado
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January03055
February02754
March02675
April01773
May1691
June5180
July11090
August70100
September2370
October01461
November02554
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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Reviews for Colorado    79 Reviews
Think Twice Please - 10/5/2020
I've lived here since 1996 [when I was 9] and have to say it used to be a five-star state. Great views, fairly average cost of living.110.0 in Denver 12 years ago on... Read More

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Colorado is Awedome - 8/8/2019
I’m from Oklahoma and I absolutely love Colorado!!!! I plan on moving around the Castle Rock or Monument area once I retire from the military. Housing is expensive in... Read More

Outsiders ruined this state for me (A NATIVE) - 5/31/2019
I am a colorado native. I was born here and have lived here 24 years. I used to love it here, 10 years ago i would have given it 4 stars, But ever since it was THE FIRST... Read More


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