Contrary to popular belief, the Western Slope does receive snow, and we can even tell you when and how much to expect.

Using data from the National Weather Service and the Farmer's Alamanac, we can tell you just what to expect this winter in Grand Junction, Colorado.

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No-Show Snow In Grand Junction, Colorado

For the majority of the year in Grand Junction, you can expect to see no snow. In fact, there are only 5 months out of the year when you'll see snowfall reach over an inch.

Vail, Colorado however only enjoys 4 months out of the year with LESS than 1 inch of snow. Talk about total opposites.

How Many Inches of Snow Does Grand Junction, Colorado Receive Annually?

On average, Grand Junction only receives 17.7 inches of snow each year. That's not really much to write home about when other cities in the front range receive that easily during just one winter month.

When Can Grand Junction, Colorado Expect Snow in 2022-2023?

Grand Junction typically sees over 1 inch of snow starting in November with a whopping 1.9 average.

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National Weather Service

The most snow usually falls in December with Grand Junction receiving an average of 5.2 inches. January follows closely behind with an average of 4.5 inches of snowfall and the last month with over an inch of snow is typically March with 1.8 inches.

The Farmer's Almanac predicts the beginning of November 2022 to receive snowfall mixed with rain. For the month of November, the almanac only predicts approximately an inch of snow in Grand Junction.

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Grand Junction Colorado's Least Favorite Roads To Drive Down When it Snows

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