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Weather

A train going through a forest in Colorado Springs
At the Peak
-4°F
  • Wind N at 5.1mph
  • Wind Chill -16.3°F
  • Humidity 83%
  • Barometer 30.460 & +0.043
  • Wind Average 5.6mph
  • Highest Gust 10.0mph
  • Precipitation -----
At the Base
28°F
  • Wind ESE at 0.0mph
  • Wind Chill 28.0°F
  • Humidity 30%
  • Barometer 30.190 & +0.01
  • Wind Average 1.4mph
  • Highest Gust 10.0mph
  • Precipitation 0.00

As you can imagine, when you’re at an altitude of 14,115 feet, the weather at Pikes Peak is constantly changing and the air is a bit thinner. Did you know, ascending 1,000 feet is like traveling 600 miles to the north—the temperature drops about 3.5 degrees every 1,000 feet and you experience different life zones.

When you’re at the summit of Pikes Peak, you can expect the temperature to be about 30 degrees cooler than it is at the depot in Manitou Springs, and don’t be surprised if you experience all four seasons during your visit.

Climate data Pikes Peak Summit

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average High °F 8 11 14 20 28 39 48 48 39 28 16 11
Average Low °F -4 -3 -1 5 14 25 34 33 24 14 4 -3

Source: summitpost.org

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