The best times to visit Montrose for ideal weather are

May 14th to October 7th

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

 

 


Other Montrose Travel Info

Weather in Montrose

Temperature

Average temperatures in Montrose vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 45th 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 Montrose, 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 93°F (33.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 57.3°F (14.1°C) at night.

Montrose Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Montrose 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.

Montrose Perceived Temperature (F)

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Montrose Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Montrose 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

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 38 24.3 13.6
Feb 45.7 32.2 21.5
Mar 58.4 42.6 29.3
Apr 65.3 49.2 35.1
May 74.4 58.2 43
Jun 87.9 70.7 52.5
Jul 91.2 74.5 58.8
Aug 88.2 71.5 56.5
Sep 81.1 64.1 49.1
Oct 67.1 50.5 36.8
Nov 54 38 25.6
Dec 38.6 26.4 16.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 3.3 -4.3 -10.2
Feb 7.6 0.1 -5.8
Mar 14.7 5.9 -1.5
Apr 18.5 9.6 1.7
May 23.6 14.6 6.1
Jun 31.1 21.5 11.4
Jul 32.9 23.6 14.9
Aug 31.2 21.9 13.6
Sep 27.3 17.8 9.5
Oct 19.5 10.3 2.7
Nov 12.2 3.3 -3.6
Dec 3.7 -3.1 -8.7

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Montrose are January, February, and then December. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid February. For example, on the week of February 12th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid May with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of May 7th.

When can you find snow in Montrose? 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 Montrose.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 3% 0 0.3
Feb 4% 0 0.5
Mar 7% 0 0.5
Apr 9% 0 0.7
May 11% 0 0.9
Jun 5% 0 0.4
Jul 11% 0 1
Aug 10% 0 0.9
Sep 13% 0 1.1
Oct 10% 0 0.9
Nov 6% 0 0.4
Dec 5% 0 0.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 3 0 0.8
Feb 4 0 1.3
Mar 7 0 1.3
Apr 9 0 1.8
May 11 0 2.3
Jun 5 0 1
Jul 11 0 2.5
Aug 10 0 2.3
Sep 13 0 2.8
Oct 10 0 2.3
Nov 6 0 1
Dec 5 0 1.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Montrose has some comfortably humid months, with some very dry months. The least humid month is June (17.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (59.9%).

Wind in Montrose is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by June and May. April’s average wind speed of around 7.5 knots (8.7 MPH or 13.9 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 early April where average top sustained speeds reach 18.1 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 4.3 Light breeze 10.2 Gentle breeze
Feb 5 Light breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Mar 6.5 Light breeze 14.8 Gentle breeze
Apr 7.5 Gentle breeze 17.5 Strong breeze
May 7.2 Gentle breeze 16.7 Gentle breeze
Jun 7.3 Gentle breeze 15.9 Significant breeze
Jul 6.2 Light breeze 16.3 Gentle breeze
Aug 5.8 Light breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
Sep 5.9 Light breeze 13.2 Gentle breeze
Oct 5.7 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Nov 5.3 Light breeze 11.4 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.5 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 57.7%
Feb 49%
Mar 34.1%
Apr 28.6%
May 28.5%
Jun 17.7%
Jul 29.8%
Aug 33.3%
Sep 33.7%
Oct 38%
Nov 42.9%
Dec 59.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Montrose?

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 Montrose, 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 Montrose 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 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 Montrose Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 82.5°F (28.1°C) and 49.5°F (9.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 3 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 1 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Montrose, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 84.6°F (29.2°C) and 47.7°F (8.7°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 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 Montrose to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 49.5°F (9.7°C) and 32.9°F (0.5°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: consistently 1 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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