Best time to visit Colorado

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Below are the temperatures expected today at popular destinations in Colorado. Select a destination to compare today's forecast with average weather conditions.

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When is the best time to visit Colorado?

The best time to visit Colorado (Denver) is May and June based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • 6°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Colorado (Denver)6
  • 8°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Colorado (Denver)8
  • 11°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Colorado (Denver)11
  • 17°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Colorado (Denver)17
  • 22°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Colorado (Denver)22
  • 27°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Colorado (Denver)27
  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Colorado (Denver)31
  • 30°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Colorado (Denver)30
  • 25°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Colorado (Denver)25
  • 19°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Colorado (Denver)19
  • 12°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Colorado (Denver)12
  • 7°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Colorado (Denver)7

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The weather guide for Colorado (Denver) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Which is the hottest month in Colorado?

The hottest time of year in Denver, Colorado is normally July. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 31°C with moderate heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Colorado?

In terms of rainfall, May is usually the wettest month in Denver, Colorado with 71mm on average. There are normally 10 days in May with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Colorado?

The sunniest time of year in Denver, Colorado is normally September with bright sunshine on average for 73% of daylight hours; that's 9 hours of sunshine per day.

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