Average Snowfall for Colorado in December





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

The snowfall totals are 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.

Western Colorado

Average total snowfall in December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
4.2 Alamosa 4.5 11.4
11.3 Aspen 28.8 73.2
4.2 Colorado National Monument 6.7 17.0
3.9 Cortez 6.6 16.8
10.7 Crested Butte 41.5 105.4
4.4 Dinosaur National Monument 8.8 22.4
6.0 Durango 13.7 34.8
5.5 Glenwood Springs 14.8 37.6
4.6 Grand Junction 4.9 12.4
6.1 Gunnison 11.0 27.9
9.1 Leadville 18.9 48.0
5.9 Mesa Verde National Park 16.4 41.7
7.7 Ouray 19.3 49.0
13.4 Steamboat Springs 38.5 97.8
9.5 Telluride 26.2 66.5
10.2 Vail 29.2 74.2

Front Range & Eastern Colorado

December snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
5.5 Boulder 14.2 36.1
2.1 Burlington 5.5 14.0
4.0 Canon City 7.6 19.3
4.5 Colorado Springs 5.7 14.5
5.3 Denver 8.5 21.6
5.7 Estes Park 6.3 16.0
3.6 Fort Collins 7.4 18.8
5.3 Great Sand Dunes Monument 6.5 16.5
4.0 Greeley 6.0 15.2
3.0 Lakewood 6.1 15.5
4.3 Pueblo 5.5 14.0
2.9 Sterling 5.8 14.7
4.7 Trinidad 5.2 13.2
Reference

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

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