Upper Arkansas River Valley Climate Information

The Sawatch, Sangre de Christo and Mosquito Mountain Range provide a mild climate for Salida known as the Banana Belt. This mild temperature creates ideal conditions for year-round outdoor recreation.

Month High Low Precipitation Snow
January 27 12 0.2 4.8
February 32 16 0.3 5.8
March 39 22 0.6 8.4
April 46 28 0.8 6.8
May 58 36 1.0 2.6
June 69 43 0.8 0.0
July 74 48 1.3 0.0
August 73 47 1.8 0.0
September 65 39 1.2 0.7
October 54 28 0.9 5.5
November 38 20 0.4 7.6
December 28 13 0.2 5.5
Annual 50 29 9.6 47.6