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Crested Butte
Weather Forecast, United States

 

Crested Butte Weather (Days 0-3):

Light rain (total 6mm) at first, then becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Mon night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 12°C on Sun afternoon, min -4°C on Mon night). Mainly strong winds.

(Days 3-6):

A dusting of snow giving way to moderate rain (total 11mm) heaviest on Thu afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 11°C on Fri afternoon, min -2°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.

PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
snow showers
partially cloudy
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
rain showers
clear
thunderstorm
rain showers
clear
Wind km/h
25 SW25
10 ESE10
20 SSE20
40 SSW40
5 E5
20 SSE20
25 SSW25
10 WNW10
10 WSW10
20 W20
5 NNW5
5 NW5
10 WNW10
5 SSE5
5 SSW5
15 WSW15
0 SSE0
10 WSW10
some clouds clear clear some clouds clear some clouds risk tstorm snow shwrs some clouds light snow some clouds some clouds risk tstorm rain shwrs clear risk tstorm rain shwrs clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - 6 - - - - - 3 1 - 6 1 -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - 3 - 1 - - - - - - - -
High °C
9 6 11 12 4 7 6 -1 1 2 0 5 7 5 8 9 4 9
Low °C
9 3 7 9 2 5 4 -4 -2 2 -2 2 6 1 5 7 2 6
Chill °C
5 5 7 9 2 3 2 -5 -3 -2 -3 3 5 5 6 7 1 6
Freezing level m
4100 3700 3950 4300 3450 3700 3650 2500 2700 3250 2850 3250 3850 3450 3650 4150 3500 3850
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
3155-110-6-4-3-40103304961112476-11205758949
Sunrise
- - 5:47 - - 5:46 - - 5:46 - - 5:45 - - 5:45 - - 5:43
Sunset
8:21 - - 8:22 - - 8:22 - - 8:23 - - 8:23 - - 8:24 - -

Crested Butte Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Crested Butte is: Light rain (total 6mm) at first, then becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Mon nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 12°C on Sun afternoon, min -4°C on Mon night)Mainly strong winds.

Crested Butte Weather (Days 3-6):

A dusting of snow giving way to moderate rain (total 11mm) heaviest on Thu afternoonFreeze-thaw conditions (max 11°C on Fri afternoon, min -2°C on Tue night)Wind will be generally light.

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Crested Butte at the specific elevation of 3000 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Crested Butte. To see the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider overview of the weather, consult the Weather Map of Colorado.

Live conditions reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather StationTemp.WeatherWind
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Mt. Crested Butte
3 km NW
2926m alt.
2 hours ago
11° C
Dry
Wind obs. (6 kph from 335 degs) was rejected
.
Gunnison
37 km S
2352m alt.
2 hours ago
16° C
-
2
Calm
(2 kph at 245).
Aspen Airport
39 km N
2354m alt.
1 hour ago
14.4° C
clear
-
7
Light winds from the WSW
(7 kph at 240).
16 km
Low: few
Gunnison Airport
41 km S
2339m alt.
1 hour ago
16.1° C
clear
Clear
13
Light winds from the SW
(13 kph at 220).
16 km
Pitkin
48 km SE
2826m alt.
2 hours ago
13° C
Dry
5
Calm
(5 kph at 186).

* NOTE: not all weather observatories update at the same frequency which is the reason why some locations may show data from stations that are further away than known closer ones. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to Crested Butte and within an acceptable time window.