Summit County and Breckenridge Colorado weather offers a mild high-alpine climate where winters are snowy yet sunny and summers are pleasantly warm and dry with scant humidity.
Summit County and Breckenridge weather in summer is warm and dry during the day and cool post-sunset. Afternoon thunderstorms roll in predictably around 3 PM and average daytime temperatures remain agreeably in the low to mid 70s.
Summit County is magical in fall. The Aspen leaves turn golden, everything is bathed in soft Autumn light and temperatures stay in the high 40s to mid 60s. Fall storms are typical and can produce serious wind and hail events. Don't be surprised if snow falls in late September or early October.
Winter Summit County and Breckenridge CO weather is all about snow and sun. Clear winter days afford bluebird-perfect skies while invigorating high-elevation sun mitigates chilly temperatures that consistently hover in the mid 20s to high 30s.
Spring is definitely Summit County's snowiest season. March and April are exceptionally wet, which is why Summit County has some of the best spring skiing in the Rockies. Average daytime temperatures are in the upper 30s to low 50s and big spring storms can bring several inches to several feet of snow.
Get the latest Summit County and Breckenridge weather forecast and Breckenridge weather report in the local paper, Summit Daily News, and television station, TV8 Summit.