Weather in Durango, Colorado
A Four Season Vacation Experience

Durango Weather


The elevation of Durango, Colorado is 6,512 feet and is surrounded by incredibly beautiful mountain ranges that reach peaks over 14,000 feet. This creates ideal weather and climate conditions for a wide-range of four-season vacation activity. Snow-skiing in the winter. Great hiking in during spring and summer. Rafting and golf during the summer. And the brilliant colors of fall for scenic drives.


Weather Highlights in Durango


The average winter snowfall in Durango is about 70 inches per year, but the surrounding ski areas can reach upwards of 400 inches. Expect over 300 days of sunny, blue skies. Summer high temperatures are typically in the 80 degree Fahrenheit range and rarely exceed 90 degrees. Average rainfall is about 20 inches per year. Best of all is the air is always fresh, crisp and refreshing.


Current Durango Climate, Temperature & Forecast




Average Monthly Climate Conditions


Month High* Low* Rainfall Sunshine Sunrise Sunset Snowfall
January 38 8 1.65 in. 74.2% 7:25 5:17 16.9 in.
February 45 12 1.40 in. 75.0% 7:01 5:50 14.2 in.
March 49 19 1.78 in. 70.0% 7:24 7:18 10.5 in.
April 58 25 1.05 in. 74.2% 6:38 7:46 3.4 in.
May 67 33 1.23 in. 74.2% 6:03 8:12 0.5 in.
June 78 40 0.62 in. 86.7% 5:50 8:33 0.0 in.
July 82 48 2.14 in. 81.3% 6:02 8:33 0.0 in.
August 80 47 2.45 in. 80.7% 6:27 8:04 0.0 in.
September 73 39 1.90 in. 83.3% 6:53 7:21 0.0 in.
October 62 29 1.98 in. 80.7% 7:19 6:36 1.1 in.
November 48 18 1.71 in. 76.7% 6:50 5:02 5.5 in.
December 40 10 1.23 in. 77.4% 7:18 4:55 16.3 in.
*average high and low temperatures listed in degrees Fahrenheit.


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