What cities will have a white Christmas in Colorado

By Melissa Moore on December 12, 2023
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, COLORADO – 13: The 14,259-foot fourteener Longs Peak is covered in snow on May 13, 2023 in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. The 2023 winter snowpack around Rocky Mountain National Park was above the normal average. Many hope that the snowmelt the that travels west of the Continental Divide fro that region can bring some relief to the historic drought in the Colorado River Basin. The flight for aerial photography was provided by LightHawk. (Photo by RJ Sangosti/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images)

Most likely Denver won’t have a white Christmas this year.  It would be beautiful, but the likelihood is low, about 50%, according to experts. 

The good news, this is Colorado and there is a chance that you could see a white Christmas IF you’re in the correct Colorado city.

According to the The National Centers for Environmental Information – after looking at data over the past several years, these Colorado cities have the best chance of a white Christmas.

  1. Crested Butte: 100%
  2. Climax: 99.9%
  3. Hourglass Reservoir: 99.5
  4. Winter Park: 99.5%
  5. Aspen: 99.3%
  6. Steamboat Springs: 98.9%
  7. Fraser: 98.3%
  8. Grand Lake: 97.9%
  9. Ward: 97.7%
  10. Breckenridge: 97.7%

Merry Christmas!


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