The best times to visit Breckenridge for ideal weather are

September 17th to December 2nd

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.


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Weather in Breckenridge

Temperature

Average temperatures in Breckenridge vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold all year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 20th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Breckenridge, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late June where highs are regularly around 73.5°F (23.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 37.2°F (2.9°C) at night.

Breckenridge Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Breckenridge Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Breckenridge Perceived Temperature (F)

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Breckenridge Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Breckenridge Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan29.7175.3
Feb29.517.66.2
Mar38.625.513.1
Apr43.430.819.2
May54.64027.2
Jun68.252.134.4
Jul72.255.740
Aug69.953.738.5
Sep63.747.732.5
Oct50.936.624.5
Nov39.626.114.1
Dec28.916.95.8

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan-1.3-8.3-14.8
Feb-1.4-8-14.3
Mar3.7-3.6-10.5
Apr6.3-0.7-7.1
May12.64.4-2.7
Jun20.111.21.3
Jul22.313.24.4
Aug21.112.13.6
Sep17.68.70.3
Oct10.52.6-4.2
Nov4.2-3.3-9.9
Dec-1.7-8.4-14.6


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Breckenridge are June, November, and then October. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late June. For example, on the week of June 25th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early August with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of July 30th.

When can you find snow in Breckenridge? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Breckenridge.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Breckenridge (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

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MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan15%01.2
Feb13%01.2
Mar15%01.3
Apr16%01.6
May13%01.5
Jun6%00.6
Jul20%01.9
Aug17%01.8
Sep14%01.5
Oct12%01
Nov12%00.9
Dec14%01.3

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan1503
Feb1303
Mar1503.3
Apr1604.1
May1303.8
Jun601.5
Jul2004.8
Aug1704.6
Sep1403.8
Oct1202.5
Nov1202.3
Dec1403.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Breckenridge has some comfortably humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is June (27.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (51.4%).

Wind in Breckenridge is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by February and January. April’s average wind speed of around 7 knots (8.1 MPH or 13 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late May where average top sustained speeds reach 17.2 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Breckenridge.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan6.9Light breeze14.4Significant breeze
Feb6.9Light breeze15.1Significant breeze
Mar6.6Light breeze15Significant breeze
Apr7Gentle breeze16.2Significant breeze
May6.5Light breeze16Significant breeze
Jun6.2Light breeze15.9Significant breeze
Jul4.9Light breeze13.9Significant breeze
Aug4.8Light breeze13.4Significant breeze
Sep5Light breeze13.5Significant breeze
Oct6.3Light breeze14.6Significant breeze
Nov6.4Light breeze14.2Significant breeze
Dec6.4Light breeze13.9Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan47.5%
Feb49.7%
Mar41.1%
Apr43.1%
May42.2%
Jun27.1%
Jul43.3%
Aug44.3%
Sep40.4%
Oct41%
Nov39.8%
Dec51.4%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Breckenridge?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for the United States; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 23, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Breckenridge, CO, US is May, followed by July and June. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Breckenridge in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 44.1 in December means 44.1% of the tourists vs. May.


Overall Breckenridge Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very cold. Highs range from 61.9°F (16.6°C) and 31.8°F (-0.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 5 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have cold weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 2 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Breckenridge, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 66.3°F (19.1°C) and 35.2°F (1.8°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: approximately 4 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Breckenridge to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 31.8°F (-0.1°C) and 25.1°F (-3.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 5 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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