Colorado is a centrally located state in the United States known for it’s beautifully diverse landscapes, snow covered ski mountains, adventure, and outdoor activities. The weather is comfortable all year round whether you hang out in the vibrant city of Denver, or hike Rocky Mountain National Park you’ll enjoy every minute of your time.
Journey along with me through the beautiful landscapes of Colorado. From colorful clay paint mines, to mountain summits that are heartbreakingly beautiful, this adventure packed US state has something for everyone.
Best Time to Visit Colorado
Colorado experiences all 4 seasons, with lots of sunshine, low humidity and brilliant blue skies.
Spring in Colorado
Spring season begins at the end of March. However, winter often lasts through April due to the climate. The end of April – May is the perfect time of year to see all of Colorado come to life. You’ll find fields of wildflowers, animals coming out from hibernation, birds chirping, and more.
Summer in Colorado
Summers are warm, and inviting with comfortable temperatures. The summer season is 3.3 months long from June to September with an average temperature of 76°F – 84°F the hottest day typically falls on the first week of July. Making summer the best time to visit for white water rafting, hot air balloon rides, and hiking. The average high in the state runs between 78°F (25.6°C) to 94°F (34.4°C). Depending on where you are in Colorado – In Denver, the summers are hot and some areas can get up into the high 90’s – 95°F (35°C) Due to climate change, Colorado records show many days continuously over 95°F (35°C). Summer nights are comfortable temperatures averaging 45°F (7.2°C) to 60°F (15.6°C).
Fall in Colorado Springs
The fall season in Colorado Springs is typically between September and early October above 8,500 feet in elevation in the mountains and late September to early November below 8,500 feet. The brilliant colors of red, yellow, & orange pop up all across the state, and make for beautiful photos. It’s also a great time to go hiking.
Winter in Colorado
The winters are very cold and dry, the higher up in elevation you get the colder it gets. In Jand it is partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 22°F to 89°F and is rarely below 6°F or above 96°F.