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Climate chart Denver

Jan.
max 36°F min 19°F
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Feb.
max 43°F min 19°F
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Mar.
max 50°F min 32°F
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Apr.
max 64°F min 41°F
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May.
max 72°F min 48°F
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Jun.
max 86°F min 61°F
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Jul.
max 91°F min 66°F
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Aug.
max 90°F min 66°F
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Sep.
max 84°F min 59°F
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Oct.
max 66°F min 41°F
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Nov.
max 48°F min 23°F
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Dec.
max 45°F min 32°F
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Weekly overview Denver

Weather Denver 14 days

Wednesday 17-07-2024 Patchy rain possible 66°F / 90°F
Thursday 18-07-2024 Patchy rain possible 64°F / 93°F
Friday 19-07-2024 Patchy rain possible 68°F / 93°F
Saturday 20-07-2024 Moderate rain 66°F / 90°F
Sunday 21-07-2024 Patchy rain possible 63°F / 79°F
Monday 22-07-2024 Sunny/Clear 63°F / 82°F
Tuesday 23-07-2024 Patchy rain possible 64°F / 86°F
Wednesday 24-07-2024 Sunny/Clear 66°F / 91°F
Thursday 25-07-2024 Sunny/Clear 66°F / 95°F
Friday 26-07-2024 Sunny/Clear 72°F / 100°F
Saturday 27-07-2024 Sunny/Clear 73°F / 104°F
Sunday 28-07-2024 Sunny/Clear 77°F / 104°F
Monday 29-07-2024 Patchy rain possible 73°F / 95°F

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Denver attractions and Travel Tips

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Denver, Colorado, is the gateway to the Rocky Mountains. Head there in winter to enjoy the world-famous Colorado ski season or visit any time of year for a mountain vacation. You'll get around the mountains a lot more easily thanks to car rental in Denver. It's quick and easy to rent a car in Denver, and you'll enjoy the best way to travel.

How far is it from Denver to the ski resorts?

A lot of visitors to Colorado use Denver as a base for their skiing vacation, and it's easy to see why. The nearest resort, Echo Mountain, is just 36 miles away - but you'll find over 12 different ski resorts within two hours' drive of the city. Your Denver car rental makes it easy to hit the slopes. Simply pick up cheap car rentals in Denver airport DEN, and for maximum skiing variety, you can enjoy day trips around the region.

Colorado ski season usually lasts from November to April, and slope veterans all have their own opinions about the best time to go. Most agree, though, that the prime skiing days are fairly late in the season, from late February to the middle of March.

What can you do in Colorado outside of ski season?

There's more to Colorado than snow! Although many visitors never experience Denver in summer, there are plenty of hidden gems that make it an equally great destination long after the snow has melted. If you're visiting in the summer, you might want to pick up a 4x4 rental car in Denver. That's because there are miles of off-road trails to explore. Hit the Colorado State Forest to see some real natural beauty and, if you're lucky, you may spot a moose or two.

Fans of fishing can also take advantage of car hire in Denver outside the winter months. The Rio Grande, Gore Creek and the Spinney Mountain Reservoir are just a few of the top spots where you can find trout, bass, salmon, and more. Hop in your rental car in Denver and make a day of it.

Road trips in Colorado

Spend a day traveling from Denver to Colorado Springs, and you'll see some of the best of what this state has to offer. Pick up your Denver car hire and get on the road. It's only a 70-mile drive, but along the way, you can visit the United States Air Force Academy and the spectacular Monument Rock. You'll also see some of the breathtaking scenery that has made Colorado famous.

Cheap car rentals in Colorado Springs airport COS allow you to make this trip in reverse, too.

Family vacations in Denver

There are plenty of interesting sights in and around the city of Denver to keep little ones happy. There's a wealth of museums that you can get to in your rental car in Denver, and kids will particularly love the Denver Zoo, home to animals from all over the world.

For old-timey fun, drive your low cost car hire in Denver to Nederland, where you'll find the Carousel of Happiness. This is a restored 1910 carousel, with 56 hand-carved animals to marvel at. The complex also includes a puppet theater and a story booth and feels like a real trip through time.

What's the best way to travel around Colorado?

Rental cars in Denver and around the state of Colorado will allow you to take control of your vacation. With so many interesting things to see outside of the city, it's hard to visit Colorado and rely on public transportation. Instead, look for cheap car rental in Denver and explore the state behind the wheel. You'll be able to come back to sleep in the city at night, while you spend your days seeing the best of Colorado. Remember to look for 4x4 car rentals in Denver if you want to go off-road.

When should I book a rental car?

At HAPPYCAR, we can help you find cheap car rentals in the United States and beyond. For the cheapest car hire in Denver, try to book in advance. That's especially true if you're traveling during the peak season – so if you want to get to those ski slopes easily, start searching HAPPYCAR for the best car rental in Denver today.

Can I pick up a car at the airport without pre-booking?

Yes! If cheap car hire in Denver isn't that important for your budget, you can still pick up a rental car at the airport on arrival. Remember, HAPPYCAR will help you find vehicles in other cities, too. 

So when you're looking for cheap car rentals in Orlando or cheap car rentals in Portland, we'll be able to help. Use HAPPYCAR to find the best car hire in Denver and start your great American adventure!