La Junta, CO Climate

Summary Graph

The summary climate graph for La Junta, CO shows a selection of temperature, rainfall and snow minimum, mean and maximum measures over the course of a year. Click on each of the measures in the key to toggle them on and off.

Graph of average and extreme temperature ranges by day for La Junta, CO.


The warmest month in La Junta Municipal, La Junta, Colorado is July with an average high temperature of 96.0°F. The hottest day on record was July 21 1998 when the temperature hit 113.0°F. During January the overnight temperature drops to an average of 17.6°F with the lowest temperature of -21.1°F being recorded on December 22 1989.

Warmest Days

Warmest Months

Coldest Days

Coldest Months

The warmest days on record are:

21 Jul 1998113°F
29 Jun 1990109.9°F
24 Jun 2012109.9°F
26 Jun 1978108°F
10 Jun 1981108°F

The warmest months on average were:

July 2003101.9°F
July 1978100.8°F
July 1980100.2°F
July 201299.5°F
August 198399.5°F

The coldest days on record are:

22 Dec 1989-21.1°F
5 Feb 1982-20°F
29 Dec 1983-19.1°F
9 Dec 1978-18°F
18 Jan 1984-18°F

The coldest months on average were:

January 20076°F
January 19796.3°F
December 19839.7°F
January 198810.2°F
January 197810.6°F


The wettest month by average rainfall in La Junta, CO is July with an average of 1.8 inches of rain falling on 7 to 8 days.Although in May it typically rains on more days with 1.4 inches falling in 7 to 8 days. The driest month in La Junta, CO is January with an average of 0.2 inches of rain falling on 0 to 1 days.

Wettest Days

The wettest days on record are:

3 December 19830.9 inches
31 December 20060.8 inches
28 December 19790.6 inches
1 December 19730.5 inches
14 December 19840.4 inches

Wettest Months

The wettest months on record are:

May 199510 inches
July 19985.6 inches
July 19905.2 inches
April 19955 inches
June 19794.3 inches

Driest Months

The driest months on record are:

December 19420 inches
January 19430 inches
February 19430 inches
March 19430 inches
April 19430 inches