Weather information for the Leadville area is provided below. Average temperatures, climate details and current forecasts are included.
Leadville's high elevation means the climate tends toward the cold side. Summer days are warm and often in the 70s, and summer nights are chilly. During winter there are frequent snowstorms, and snow stays on the ground from October to May. Major roads in and around town are kept plowed during winter months. Travelers should spend a day acclimating to the altitude before attempting strenuous activity, and wear plenty of sunblock to protect against UV rays.