Rifle, CO has a longitude of -107.8 degrees and a latitude of 39.5 degrees.
Rifle, CO has temperatures that can go as high as 86.3 °F in June, 93.4 °F in July, and 89.8 °F in August. The hottest month is typically July.
Rifle, CO also has temperatures that can go as low as 13.7 °F in December, 13.7 °F in January, and 19.2 °F in February. The coldest month is typically January.
The wettest month for Rifle, CO is October with 4.1 inches of rain.
The annual weather and monthly temperature averages for highs and lows are presented in the table below. The weather values used to interpolate these values are provided by the US NAOO weather station values from the last 10 years.
|Average High (°F)||41.3||48.3||59.3||66.2||75.2||86.3||93.4||89.8||80.6||70.0||53.8||41.4|
|Average Low (°F)||13.7||19.2||26.4||31.7||39.0||46.0||53.4||51.6||42.6||31.8||22.7||13.7|
|Average Precipitation (in)||3.2||2.1||2.1||2.1||2.2||2.1||2.0||2.1||4.1||4.1||2.1||3.1|
The climate of Colorado is more complex than states outside of the Mountain States region. Unlike most other states, southern Colorado is not always warmer than northern Colorado. Most of Colorado is made up of mountains, foothills, high plains, and desert lands. Mountains and surrounding valleys greatly affect local climate. Colorado is a mixture of high plains in the North and predominantly mountains and desert in the south.
In reality, each climate is unique and finding one that is suitable can be a real challenge! We hope that the information here can be the starting point of your weather and climate research for your next vacation or potentially next home.
We hope you use this information to make your travel plans to Rifle, CO or decide if living in the Rifle climate is the right choice for you!