Average Annual Snowfall in Colorado

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The tables below give yearly averages for snowfall at cities, towns and parks in Colorado. The numbers are for the total amount of snow and for how many days it snows at least 0.1 inches (0.25 centimetres).

The snowfall totals are annual averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

You can jump to a separate table for Western Colorado and Eastern Colorado.

Place name links take you to more detailed information on snowfall, snowstorms and snow accumulation for that location.

Western Colorado

Average annual snowfall totals
Days Place Inches Centimetres
22.9 Alamosa   27.6   70.1
69.7 Aspen 178.8 454.2
16.1 Colorado National Monument   25.9   65.8
19.1 Cortez   31.9   81.0
66.2 Crested Butte 216.6 550.2
18.6 Dinosaur National Monument   34.6   87.9
30.1 Durango   64.4 163.6
22.1 Glenwood Springs   46.1 117.1
19.1 Grand Junction   19.1   48.5
30.5 Gunnison   45.7 116.1
68.3 Leadville 156.3 397.0
31.9 Mesa Verde National Park   73.3 186.2
52.0 Ouray 134.4 341.4
67.4 Steamboat Springs 179.6 456.2
58.6 Telluride 175.5 445.8
66.1 Vail 190.0 482.6

Front Range & Eastern Colorado

Yearly snow averages
Days Place Inches Centimetres
35.0 Boulder   88.3 224.3
12.6 Burlington   37.8   96.0
19.5 Canon City   40.8 103.6
29.2 Colorado Springs   37.7   95.8
33.3 Denver   53.8 136.7
39.9 Estes Park   75.1 190.8
26.4 Fort Collins   47.2 119.9
29.4 Great Sand Dunes Monument   47.0 119.4
22.6 Greeley   40.8 103.6
19.1 Lakewood   55.8 141.7
21.7 Pueblo   31.8   80.8
11.5 Sterling   24.9   63.2
27.4 Trinidad   39.1   99.3
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

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