By

Updated: 11/21/2014

Each year Colorado receives:

  • 300 days of sunshine
  • More than 300 inches of snow at the mountain resorts
  • 16.5 inches of precipitation (8 at lower elevations and 23 at higher elevations)
  • 33 percent average humidity
  • First snow usually arrives in September (though it usually snows somewhere in the state every month, except maybe August)

Colorado Weather Resources

Toll Free Road Condition Hotline: 1-877-315-ROAD (or 303-639-1111). 

Colorado Department of Transportation Travel Center (road conditions/closures, winter driving tips, rest areas, etc.)

Average High/Low SUMMER Temperatures

Aspen:
April 49/20
May 61/29
June 72/34
July 79/40
August 77/39
September 69/32

Burlington:
April 61/33
May 71/43
June 82/54
July 88/59
August 85/57
September 76/48

Denver:
April 61/34
May 70/43
June 81/52
July 88/58
August 85/56
September 76/47

Durango:
April 61/26
May 71/33
June 83/41
July 87/49
August 84/47
September 76/39

Steamboat Springs:
April 51/23
May 62/31
June 72/38
July 77/45
August 75/43
September 68/35

Average High/Low WINTER Temperatures

Aspen:
October 58/23
November 42/13
December 33/4
January 31/0
February 35/2
March 40/12

Burlington:
October 66/36
November 51/24
December 41/15
January 40/13
February 44/17
March 51/23

Denver:
October 66/36
November 52/25
December 44/14
January 43/16
February 46/20
March 52/25

Durango:
October 65/29
November 51/20
December 41/10
January 38/6
February 44/13
March 52/20

Steamboat Springs:
October 57/26
November 42/16
December 32/7 
January 31/5
February 35/7
March 41/14