• Curecanti National Recreation Area


    National Recreation Area Colorado

Weather & Reservoir Levels

Weather can vary greatly throughout the day. Summer daytime temperatures range between 50 to 90F (10 to 32C), nights 40 to 60F (4 to 15C). Winter daytime temperatures range between -20 to +40F (-29 to +4C), nights -30 to +20F (-34 to -7C).

Precipitation is minimal, but afternoon thunderstorms and strong winds are common during the summer. Snow accumulation varies greatly year to year. Layered clothing appropriate for the season is recommended.



Current Weather Conditions »
Conditions at the Elk Creek Visitor Center, 16 miles west of Gunnison, Colorado.

7-Day Forecast »
National Weather Service forecast for Gunnison, Colorado.


Did You Know?

Blue Mesa Reservoir

At 20 miles long and with 96 miles of shoreline, Blue Mesa Reservoir is the largest body of water in the state of Colorado.