Average Annual Snowfall in Colorado





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.

Colorado Snowfall
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