Average Snowfall for Colorado in May





The tables below give monthly averages for snowfall during May 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 May
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
0.9 Alamosa 0.9 2.3
2.8 Aspen 8.4 21.3
0.0 Colorado National Monument 0.0 0.0
0.2 Cortez 0.0 0.0
3.0 Crested Butte 7.3 18.5
0.2 Dinosaur National Monument 0.3 0.8
0.2 Durango 0.2 0.5
0.1 Glenwood Springs 0.2 0.5
0.1 Grand Junction 0.1 0.3
0.5 Gunnison 0.8 2.0
4.7 Leadville 11.2 28.4
0.3 Mesa Verde National Park 0.3 0.8
1.8 Ouray 5.2 13.2
1.4 Steamboat Springs 2.5 6.4
2.3 Telluride 8.3 21.1
2.3 Vail 4.8 12.2

Front Range & Eastern Colorado

May snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
0.5 Boulder 0.8 2.0
0.1 Burlington 0.2 0.5
0.3 Canon City 0.7 1.8
0.8 Colorado Springs 0.7 1.8
0.6 Denver 1.1 2.8
1.6 Estes Park 2.3 5.8
0.6 Fort Collins 1.1 2.8
0.8 Great Sand Dunes Monument 1.2 3.0
0.2 Greeley 0.7 1.8
0.4 Lakewood 0.6 1.5
0.3 Pueblo 0.5 1.3
0.0 Sterling 0.0 0.0
0.6 Trinidad 1.4 3.6
Reference

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

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