Golden banner and the Flatirons
Golden banner and the Flatirons. Photo by Ann Duncan.

Living in Boulder – Wonderful Weather


The weather in Boulder is a major plus, with claims of over 300 days of sunshine a year. After some research of this claim that dates back to the 1870s, we found that we only actually average 250 days of sunshine a year. I know, how disappointing, however, living in Boulder, it seems like the sun shines almost all the time.

The weather changes in Boulder frequently, with large temperature swings and a wide range of weather patterns. This fall is no exception — yesterday it was almost 70 degrees and today we have snow and 28.

A reliable resource is the NOAA Physical Sciences Laboratory website, which provides daily climatology and records to offer you insight into historic temperature data in Boulder.

I have a great weather app on my phone that is worth checking out — MY Radar provides weather information based on your GPS location.

It is important to check the weather when planning your daily activities or during a visit to Boulder. Make sure you plan to have the correct gear you need when the weather changes.

Here are our favorite unique homes for sale in the Boulder and surrounding area. Property descriptions and images provided by the website listing.

Contemporary Home – North Boulder

1810 Norwood Ave, Boulder, CO 80304 $8,500,000

1810 Norwood Ave.

Tim Goodacre – Listing Goodacre & Company

1810 Norwood Ave.

Contemporary classic home set atop an expansive, south-facing half acre view lot. The entry courtyard, great room and outdoor living areas take advantage of infinity views rivaling any other vista in town. It is light-filled and open with luxury appointments and unparalleled quality. The transitional and elegant design lends itself to any style. Features include 14′ by 40′ outdoor pool, outdoor shower, built-in gas grill, Savante home automation system, in-floor radiant heat with 8 zones, automated draperies, custom tile and lighting, Wolf & SubZero appliances, and much more.

1810 Norwood Ave
1810 Norwood Ave

Single Family – North Boulder

1245 Kalmia Avenue Boulder, CO 80304 $2,100,000

1245 Kalmia Avenue

Firuzeh Saidi – Compass

1245 Kalmia Avenue

European inspired elegance, rich interior with exquisite quality finishes surrounded by enchanting gardens. Offering incredible luxury, comfort, and attention to detail. Gourmet kitchen with quartz island and countertops, finest appliances including two dishwashers and speed oven/microwave combo, private patios, custom landscaping, wine room, owner’s suite with private garden, luxurious ensuite bathroom with radiant heat & walk-in closet. Complete remodel in 2018. Two-bedroom home office/guest house with separate entrance, (updated 2017), family room, and kitchen with side by side refrigerator, dishwasher, oven/range. Only 5 minutes drive to Pearl Street mall, walking distance to the trails and multiple bike paths. On the Skip bus line with easy access to CU, downtown shopping, and all nearby schools. A home perfect for entertaining friends or enjoying quiet nights at home with the family. A RARE FIND!!

1245 Kalmia Avenue
1245 Kalmia Avenue

Single Family – Living on the Hill

882 University Avenue Boulder, CO 80302 – $1,300,000

882 University Avenue

Kris Caldwell – Compass

882 University Avenue

Welcome home to this beautiful home in the heart of Boulder. Nestled closely to parks and trails you will not want to miss out on this incredible home. Wonderful oak wood floors throughout the home. Custom blown glass chandeliers and beautiful stained glass in the foyer will be an amazing sight for any of your guests. Large bedrooms with a master on the second floor along with a main floor bedroom for guests or as an office space. Large lot with room for potential additions. The backyard is perfect for families and includes a basketball court! Walking distance to parks, Chautauqua, local coffee shops, restaurants, and more.

882 University Avenue
882 University Avenue

Single Family Home – East Boulder

1792 Park Lake Dr, Boulder, CO 80301 $1,750,000

1792 Park Lake Dr

Jennifer Egbert -Listing agent Milehimodern

1792 Park Lake Dr

Situated on a coveted 1-acre lot, this 4 bed, 5 bath home is an astonishing illustration of exquisite living. Mature trees frame the facade, ushering residents into this multi-level living space drenched in natural light. This luminous motif is amplified in an atrium-esque workspace with built-in storage and endless windows. Nearby, a formal dining room with full butler’s pantry inspires intimate gatherings. A gourmet kitchen with double sinks, stainless steel appliances and a center island sets the stage for home chefs. Adjacent to the main floor are 2 colossal sunroom areas-one with sliding glass doors, the other boasting a fireplace. Equipped with a sitting area, dual-sided fireplace and spa-like bathroom, the upstairs primary suite is an exemplary model of luxurious relaxation-a theme that continues into a lower level with a tiered theater, wine closet and wet bar. Outside, residents are treated to astounding mountain views, professional landscaping + multiple areas for enchanting outdoor leisure.

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Wind: 0mph E
Humidity: 15%
Pressure: 30.03“Hg
UV index: 4