Crested Butte Temperatures: Averages by Month





The numbers here tell you how hot and cold the weather usually is in Crested Butte, Colorado during each month of the year.

The average high and low temperatures are listed below monthly and annually for the ski resort, in both degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.

Maximums and minimums are only part of the temperature picture. To fill in the rest, there's information on how many days a month get above or below a given temperature.

To find out how often it rises over 60, 70 or 80 °F each month in Crested Butte, scroll down farther. There are also monthly and yearly counts of days with cold weather.

The first set of high and low temperatures are averages for 2010 to 2019. Everything else here is based on 1991 to 2020 weather recorded at an elevation of 8,865 feet (2,702 metres).

10-year temperature averages for Crested Butte, 2010 to 2019
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
26 -7 January -3 -22
29 -1 February -2 -19
39 8 March 4 -14
47 20 April 8 -7
57 28 May 14 -2
74 34 June 23 1
78 40 July 25 5
74 38 August 24 4
69 32 September 21 0
56 22 October 13 -5
41 10 November 5 -12
28 -2 December -2 -19
52 18 Year 11 -8
30-year temperature averages for Crested Butte, 1991 to 2020
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
26 -7 January -3 -21
29 -2 February -1 -19
38 7 March 3 -14
47 19 April 8 -7
58 29 May 15 -2
70 34 June 21 1
76 40 July 25 4
74 38 August 23 4
66 31 September 19 0
54 22 October 12 -6
39 9 November 4 -13
27 -4 December -3 -20
50 18 Year 10 -8

Days of Hot Weather in Crested Butte

A hot day at Crested Butte means highs in the 80s Fahrenheit. Even those don't come often, just sixteen a year on average. Temperatures of 90 °F (32 °C) or above are not at all normal for this mountain town.

Days per month in Crested Butte of at least 60, 70 or 80 °F
  60 °F
16 °C
70 °F
21 °C
80 °F
27 °C
January 0 0 0
February 0 0 0
March 0 0 0
April 2 0 0
May 17 3 0
June 27 19 2
July 31 27 9
August 31 25 4
September 25 11 1
October 12 1 0
November 1 0 0
December 0 0 0
Year 145 86 16

How Often Crested Butte Has Cold Temperatures

Crested Butte has plenty of cold weather. Most nights have freezing temperatures. Frost can happen any month of the year. Winter nights are usually down to 10 °F and often as cold as 0 °F or even less.

From November to April, the city averages 75 nights with 0 °F and negative temperatures. The ski resort also has 83 days a year when the thermometer does not rise above 32 °F (0 °C).

Days per month on average in Crested Butte when the minimum temperature drops to 20, 10, or 0 °F or below
  0 °F
-18 °C
10 °F
-12 °C
20 °F
-8 °C
January 22 27 30
February 16 22 27
March 8 17 27
April 1 4 16
May 0 0 3
June 0 0 0
July 0 0 0
August 0 0 0
September 0 0 1
October 0 2 13
November 7 14 25
December 21 27 30
Year 75 113 171
References

Jay Lawrimore, Ron Ray, Scott Applequist, Bryant Korzeniewski, Matthew Menne. 2016. Global Summary of the Month and Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information.

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

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