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Best time to visit Glenwood Springs, CO, USA

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The best time to visit Glenwood Springs is September-November

Glenwood Springs is a place lots of people visit almost all year round, but if you’re looking for the best time to go, September-November is definitely the time you should visit. This is based on a number of factors such as the weather, cost of flights and accommodation, peak travel periods and more.

The very hottest temperatures in Glenwood Springs get to around 28℃ (82℉) in the height of summer. In the colder months such as January, temperatures usually get down to an average minimum of -13℃ (9℉).

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Glenwood Springs, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. The wet season in Glenwood Springs falls around April, so if you prefer the dryer weather, you should look to visit in September instead.

Learn everything you need to know (and none of the stuff you don’t) about when to go to Glenwood Springs below. Be sure to check out the handy tools we’ve included to help you search for flights and transport, accommodation, and everything else you need to plan and book your trip.

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

September

Most daylight

July

Glenwood Springs seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Glenwood Springs as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Glenwood Springs is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Glenwood Springs

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Glenwood Springs for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Glenwood Springs climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Glenwood Springs for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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Glenwood Springs in January

  • Average temperature: -8℃ (18℉)
  • Average high temperature: -2℃ (29℉)
  • Average low temperature: -13℃ (9℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 34mm (1") over 8 days
  • Average snow days: 13 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Glenwood Springs in January, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Glenwood Springs in February

  • Average temperature: -6℃ (21℉)
  • Average high temperature: -1℃ (30℉)
  • Average low temperature: -11℃ (13℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 40mm (2") over 7 days
  • Average snow days: 15 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Glenwood Springs in February, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Glenwood Springs in March

  • Average temperature: -1℃ (30℉)
  • Average high temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average low temperature: -6℃ (21℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 42mm (2") over 11 days
  • Average snow days: 10 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Glenwood Springs in March, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Glenwood Springs in April

  • Average temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average high temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average low temperature: -3℃ (27℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 44mm (2") over 15 days
  • Average snow days: 6 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Glenwood Springs in April, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Glenwood Springs in May

  • Average temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average low temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average humidity: 57%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 37mm (1") over 15 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Glenwood Springs in May, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Glenwood Springs in June

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (42℉)
  • Average humidity: 47%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 20mm (1") over 8 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Glenwood Springs in June, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Glenwood Springs in July

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 52%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 26mm (1") over 13 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Glenwood Springs in July, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings, and t-shirts and light gear for the daytime.


Glenwood Springs in August

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average humidity: 52%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 21mm (1") over 11 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Glenwood Springs in August, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings, and t-shirts and light gear for the daytime.


Glenwood Springs in September

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average humidity: 51%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 16mm (1") over 9 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Glenwood Springs in September, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.

Glenwood Springs in October

  • Average temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average high temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average low temperature: -1℃ (30℉)
  • Average humidity: 59%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 29mm (1") over 9 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Glenwood Springs in October, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Glenwood Springs in November

  • Average temperature: -2℃ (29℉)
  • Average high temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average low temperature: -6℃ (21℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 26mm (1") over 7 days
  • Average snow days: 8 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Glenwood Springs in November, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Glenwood Springs in December

  • Average temperature: -7℃ (20℉)
  • Average high temperature: -1℃ (30℉)
  • Average low temperature: -11℃ (12℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 33mm (1") over 9 days
  • Average snow days: 13 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Glenwood Springs in December, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Glenwood Springs is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 26℃ (78℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Glenwood Springs is generally around September. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in September first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Glenwood Springs is generally around April, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of April too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Glenwood Springs, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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