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Estes Park


Climate and Temperatures


Estes Park's beautiful dry climate attracts thousands of visitors each summer from hot, humid climates at lower elevations.
The low humidity makes the hot summer days (average high in July is about 85°) seem cool to those from other areas of the country. And our cool evenings (it can dip to under 50° at night in July) are extremely comfortable.

Mornings are almost unfailingly sunny, winter and summer, and the frequent summertime afternoon showers usually dissipate in time for the nightly display of stars in the sky, made even more spectacular by the lack of urban light and air pollution.

Winters are surprisingly mild, with highs usually in the 40s and lows in the 20s. Snow seldom stays on the ground for more than a few days.

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The village of Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park are two of the most accessible mountain areas in the State of Colorado because there are no mountain passes to cross en route and because the highways are well maintained year-round.



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