Durango is one of America's top vacation spots. It is known for its natural beauty, local events and attractions, but the weather helps make Durango a true mountain paradise.
Durango enjoys a four-season climate. Expect moderate temperatures all year. Summer is around 85 degrees and the warmest month is July. The coldest is January, when temperatures can reach 10 degrees or lower. Temperatures can vary because of the altitude, sometimes as much as 34 degrees in one day. Make sure you pack appropriately.
Winters are usually mild and sunny. Temperatures range between 10 and 50 degrees. Snow removal is manageable, despite a normal annual snowfall of around 71 inches.
Spring brings warmer weather and more rain. Enjoy the scenery as the local flora and fauna return to life in the high mountain desert.
Summer is moderate and comfortable. Temperatures seldom climb higher than the upper 80s. Durango's rivers and reservoirs are filled by melting snow from the San Juan Mountains, which provides hours of outdoor fun.
Fall days are cool and dry. The average temperature is 65 degrees. The average precipitation of 1.7 inches. Autumn is the perfect time for a mountain hike or a drive on one of the scenic byways.