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 Month
Average
Temperature
Average Relative
Humidity
AM          PM
Average
Rainfall
Average
Snowfall
January
          26.4 
78%         62% 
0.36 
      2.4 
February
34.2 
 73%         47% 
0.34 
0.4 
March
43.0 
64%         35% 
0.65 
1.5 
April
50.5 
58%         28% 
0.55 
0.1 
May
59.0 
54%         25% 
0.73 
0.0 
June
68.8 
44%         19% 
0.43 
0.0 
July
73.5 
48%         22% 
0.78 
0.0 
August
71.3 
52%         24% 
0.81 
0.0 
September
62.9 
53%         27% 
0.90 
0.0 
October
51.7 
58%         33% 
1.06 
0.0 
November
38.5 
71%         48% 
0.62 
0.6 
December
29.0 
77%         59% 
0.35 
1.8 
Delta County is located in a large mountain valley at the confluence of the Gunnison and Uncompahgre Rivers. Just south of the Grand Mesa (the world’s largest flat-top mountain), Delta County offers a mild climate with warm, dry summers and moderate winters.
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Number of Days of sunshine per year 300+

Average Growing Season 143 Days

Average Annual Rainfall 7.7"

Average Annual Snowfall 16"
Sources: Natural Resources Conservation Services, Colorado Climate Center, National Weather Service
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Delta County is made up of six unique Communities.
Delta County is a great place to do business and a wonderful place to live! Delta County is proud to have high quality healthcare, education, and community services available.
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State and national parks surround this area and offer varied recreational choices, including skiing, gold-medal fishing, hiking and hunting within an hour’s drive.
The climate and setting of the Delta area are ideal for year-round outdoor activities.
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Lakes on Grand Mesa
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Hotchkiss
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Cedaredge
Paonia
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Orchard City
Crawford
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Source: National Weather Service, 2002 data
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