Telluride Temperatures: Averages by Month





The numbers here tell you how hot and cold the weather usually is in Telluride, 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 Telluride, scroll down farther. There are also monthly and yearly counts of days with cold weather.

All the numbers are long-term historical averages based on climate data gathered from 1991 to 2020. The weather station is located at an elevation of 8647 feet (2636 meters).

Average Telluride temperatures
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
36 0 January 2 -18
38 5 February 3 -15
44 13 March 7 -11
51 22 April 10 -6
60 29 May 16 -2
73 34 June 23 1
77 41 July 25 5
74 40 August 23 5
68 34 September 20 1
57 23 October 14 -5
45 13 November 7 -11
36 2 December 2 -17
55 21 Year 13 -6

Days of Hot Weather in Telluride

It never gets really hot at Telluride. Temperatures above 90 degrees Fahrenheit (32 °C) are not normal here. In fact, typically only 22 days a summer even make it into the 80s F.

Days per month in Telluride 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 1 0 0
April 7 0 0
May 20 6 0
June 29 22 4
July 31 28 11
August 31 25 6
September 27 14 1
October 16 3 0
November 3 0 0
December 0 0 0
Year 164 98 22

How Often Telluride Has Cold Temperatures

Most nights at Telluride are below freezing, and in winter they're often well below freezing. The ski resort averages 40 days annually that drop to 0 °F (-18 °C) or less. Negative temperatures occur periodically from October to April.

On about one-third of winter days, the ski resort's temperature stays below freezing for the entire day. Telluride averages 34 days a year when it never warms up enough to thaw things out.

Days per month on average in Telluride when the minimum temperature drops to 32, 20, or 10 °F or below
  10 °F
-12 °C
20 °F
-8 °C
32 °F
0 °C
January 24 29 31
February 16 24 28
March 9 21 31
April 1 9 28
May 0 1 22
June 0 0 9
July 0 0 1
August 0 0 1
September 0 1 12
October 1 8 27
November 9 22 29
December 23 28 31
Year 82 143 249
Reference

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

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