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 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

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
22.8 Alamosa 30.0 76.2
68.5 Aspen 170.8 433.8
80.5 Breckenridge 184.6 468.9
103.4 Climax 294.7 748.5
15.8 Colorado National Monument 21.8 55.4
23.8 CortezĀ  33.4 84.8
69.1 Crested Butte 203.0 515.6
13.9 Dinosaur National Monument 26.1 66.3
29.7 Durango 63.7 161.8
18.5 Glenwood Springs 38.9 98.8
18.1 Grand Junction 17.7 45.0
35.5 Gunnison 45.5 115.6
59.3 Leadville 156.9 398.5
28.6 Mesa Verde National Park 65.0 165.1
46.4 Ouray 126.4 321.1
67.5 Silverton 172.6 438.4
72.7 Steamboat Springs 184.5 468.6
53.1 Telluride 130.8 332.2
67.2 Vail 189.2 480.6

Front Range & Eastern Colorado

Yearly snow averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
36.6 Boulder 92.8 235.7
16.4 Burlington 33.7 85.6
20.1 Canon City 38.3 97.3
27.1 Colorado Springs 32.5 82.6
31.4 Denver 49.0 124.5
57.5 Estes Park 104.0 264.2
29.4 Florissant Fossil Beds Monument 58.9 149.6
27.5 Fort Collins 51.4 130.6
30.8 Great Sand Dunes National Monument 47.8 121.4
19.0 Greeley 34.9 88.6
21.7 Lakewood 58.0 147.3
20.3 Pueblo 28.3 71.9
15.9 Trinidad 55.1 140.0
Reference

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

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