Steamboat Springs Weather in April

Averages By Month

The weather varies a lot in April in Steamboat Springs. For the first half of the month you can usually expect still wintery conditions with 13 inches (33cm) of snow still falling on average and the slopes being open until mid April. The second half of the month is when the rainier season starts. Showers are more frequent then, the trails are muddy and on average expect 8 rainy days for the month. Temperatures range between 25°F (-4°C) and 54°F (12°C). There is daylight for 13 hours each day.

Especially the second half of April is when the low season starts and you can get great deals. You might be lucky and catch some less rainy days to enjoy the great outdoors whilst hiking or mountain biking. Whatever the weather will offer, you will certainly be able to enjoy the pleasant warm and healing water of the hot springs. Great indoor activities like bumper-cars-on-ice or ice skating are available at the Howelsen Ice Complex.

High and Low Temperature in April °F

Precipitation days in April °F

Steamboat Springs Weather by Month

Best Time to Visit Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs boasts ideal weather for each season. Winters are snowy and temperature lows can drop to 3°F (-16°C). There is a great ski area and plenty of snow. For less busy ski lifts, visit in early April (snow conditions usually allow for slopes to stay open until mid-April).

The rainier months between April and May are also called mud season - as it’s the most rainy time and sometimes too wet to hike. Rates are cheap though and the hot springs are at their constant 102°F (39°C)- the ideal time to simply relax and enjoy the wonderful spa.

The summer months are beautifully warm and in July it can even reach highs of up to 82°F (28°C). It’s a great time to bike, hike or enjoy the summer sun at one of the lakes or the Yampa River.

The fall’s shoulder season offers temperatures ranging from highs of 72°F (22°C) in September to lows of 15°F (-9°C) in November. It’s a less busy time but still great for enjoying the outdoors by hiking or biking.

Things to know about Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs is surely one of the kindest towns in the west of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. For anyone who loves the outdoors it’s heaven on earth with its surrounding national parks.

Some of the best summer and shoulder season adventures include:
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Steamboat Springs waterfall stream spring
Steamboat Springs is a paradise and most famous for winter visitors as you can choose from endless activities outlined in the following:
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Steamboat Springs camp fire trees sky

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