Current Weather Forecast for Winter Park Colorado
Winter Weather in Winter Park
Winters in Winter Park offer a myriad of weather patterns. Temperatures range from warm days, with temperatures just below freezing complete with bright sunshine and blue skies, at times sunny days can seem warm or even cold. Heavy cloud cover also produces warmer weather along with an abundance of snow, something we call a powder day in Winter Park and enjoy when skiing or riding at Winter Park Resort. Cool days usually give us temperatures in the 20's or less.
Typical Weather Patterns
Weather in Winter Park, Colorado can be unpredictable as the seasons change. We experience four seasons here with winter as the longest. Spring and fall, somewhat of an extension of the winter season are called the shoulder seasons or mud season. Weather in the spring and fall can often produce sun mixed with rain or snow, we do get some warmer days but these days usually occur toward the end of spring and the beginnig of fall.
For the local population, shoulder season refers to the time of year that we do not have as many vistors to the Winter Park Area. Mud season refers to the trail network and dirt roads that become muddy with the spring showers and fall rain. Here are some ideas on family activities during the mud season.
Summer in Winter Park Colorado
Summer weather in Winter Park is just delightul with rain usually occuring in the mornings and sunshine in the afternoon and evenings. Most days feel warm even though it might only be in the 70's. Winter Park locals say that it is the altitude that makes it feel warm in the summer, at 10,000 feet they can't be wrong. Be sure to pack the sunscreen and shades. Summer nights can actually be cool, but feel pretty good after a warm day. A sweatshirt or a light jacket are good items to have on hand with the changing weather during the summer.
Make sure you are prepared for your winter or summer vacation to Winter Park, Colorado. Our local weather forecast below, updated daily, will help you plan for items that you will need to pack for your trip. You may also contact us for additional weather updates by email or give us a call at 800-545-9378 and one of our reservations staff will assist you!