Telluride Weather

Averages By Month

Telluride, Colorado, is a charming mountain town nestled in the San Juan Mountains with a population of approximately 2,500 residents. The town experiences a cool alpine climate, with average temperatures ranging from the 20s in winter to the 70s in summer. Telluride enjoys over 300 days of sunshine annually, with occasional afternoon thunderstorms during the summer months.

Averages Telluride

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High °F

35° 36° 42° 49° 59° 69° 73° 70° 64° 54° 43° 35°

Low °F

15° 18° 23° 29° 37° 45° 50° 49° 42° 33° 24° 17°


10 10 12 12 14 14 14 14 12 11 10 10

Rain days

0 0 0 2 3 3 8 10 8 4 1 0

Telluride Weather by Month

Best Time to Visit Telluride

Telluride experiences distinct seasons, each offering its own set of activities and attractions. Summer (June to August) brings mild temperatures perfect for hiking, mountain biking, and attending cultural events like the Telluride Bluegrass Festival. Fall (September to October) offers stunning fall foliage and fewer crowds, ideal for leaf-peeping and outdoor exploration. Winter (November to March) transforms Telluride into a winter wonderland, with world-class skiing and snowboarding at Telluride Ski Resort. Spring (April to May) sees temperatures warming up, making it a great time for outdoor activities like hiking and attending events like the Telluride Mountainfilm Festival.

Each season in Telluride has its own unique charm, from the vibrant colors of fall to the exhilarating winter sports in the snow-covered mountains. Whether you're seeking adventure, relaxation, or cultural experiences, Telluride offers something for everyone year-round.

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