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Steamboat Springs and Routt County climate and demographic fast facts

There was less traffic in downtown Steamboat Springs during he pandemic as people stayed at home, and only ventured out for essential businiess.
John F. Russell
  • Elevation: 6,695 feet
  • Since the 1980s Steamboat has had the least variable weather pattern in Colorado.
  • Record low temperature: -54 degrees F. (Jan 7, 1913)
  • Coldest month: January, with an average high of 28 degrees F.
  • Record high temperature: 99 degrees F. (July 7, 1897)
  • Warmest month: July, with an average high of 82 degrees F.
  • Average annual snowfall at Steamboat Ski Area: 354 inches
  • Record snowfall at the Steamboat Ski Area: 489 inches (2007-2008)
  • Average annual snowfall downtown: 170 inches
  • Steamboat is the state’s 52nd most populated municipality
  • Growth between 2000 and 2012 (Steamboat Springs): 20.8 percent
  • Routt County is the state’s 23rd most populated county
  • Steamboat Springs’ growth from 2000 through 2015: 18.6%
Routt County20,12323,50924,13025,178
Steamboat Springs10,50912,08812,43512,950
Oak Creek815884890927
*Source: Colorado Dept. of Local Affairs, the State Demography office.    
All other sources: U.S. Census Bureau (PEPANNRES)    

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