Colorado Climate CenterTime 2021-08-21 15:07:13
Web Name: Colorado Climate Center
Description:Station Normals Comparison New station normals were released by NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information on May 4, 2021. Here, we provide the changes from the old normals (1981-2010) to the new normals (1991-2020) for select stations around the state, for temperature, precipitation, and snowfall. Keep up-to-date on the latest drought conditions in the state with our regularly updated dashboard, including precipitation and temperature anomalies, soil moisture, vegetation, reservoirs and streamflows, and outlooks. Colorado Drought Update View Colorado Monthly Summary We are now publishing a monthly "state of the climate" summary for Colorado. This summary report will include updates on how the most recent month's temperature and precipitation compared to average, highlight some extremes and notable events, and share headlines and other newsworthy items. Severe Weather Climatology Explore our severe weather climatology pages for interactive maps and graphs that detail the time and location of severe weather events that include tornadoes, large hail, and high winds. Read the latest monthly summary from the Fort Collins Campus Weather Station: May 2021 Summary CoAgMET Station Pages Check out our new station pages! Each station page includes photos, metadata, current observations and forecasts, interactive wind roses and growing degree day graphs, and more. Nearly half of Colorado emerges from drought conditions while Western Slope remains dry and at risk for fire May 24, 2021 Featuring Becky Bolinger in the Colorado Sun. Melting snow usually means water for the west. But this year, it might not be enough May 23, 2021 Featuring Becky Bolinger on National Public Radio. Colorado drought conditions drastically improve in nearly half the state, but it's a different story on the Western Slope May 22, 2021 Featuring Russ Schumacher in the Denver Post. Here's the meteorological reason why Fort Collins feels like Seattle right now May 16, 2021 Featuring Becky Bolinger in the Fort Collins Coloradoan. Southern, western Colorado still dry; Denver, northern Colorado get drought relief May 13, 2021 Featuring Peter Goble in the Colorado Springs Gazette. Colorado weather's "new normal" is warmer and drier - and a preview of the future May 4, 2021 Featuring Russ Schumacher on Colorado Public Radio. Water supply, wildfire concerns loom over spring, summer April 9, 2021 Featuring Peter Goble in the Durango Herald. Meteorologists agree a significant snowstorm will hit Colorado, but is it the big one? March 9, 2021 Featuring Russ Schumacher in the Fort Collins Coloradoan. CSU's Ski Area Management helps industry combat climate change February 1, 2021 Becky Bolinger and the Colorado Climate Center are highlighted, describing a research project to help ski areas managers make better drought and climate related decisions. In 2020, Colorado saw one of its driest and warmest years ever recorded January 9, 2021 Colorado Public Radio talked with Russ Schumacher about some of the significant weather and climate events that impacted Colorado in 2020. Colorado's 2020 weather extremes were very on brand for the year January 7, 2021 Becky Bolinger describes the wild weather of 2020 for 5280 Magazine. Jeopardy! champion Russ Schumacher's tribute to Alex Trebek November 10, 2020 Colorado State Climatologist, Russ Schumacher, was a recurring contestant on Jeopardy!. Here's his tribute to Alex Trebek, after the passing of the host. Colorado Contends with Record-Setting Wildfires October 26, 2020 "We're really rewriting the record book in terms of fires this year," said Russ Schumacher in an interview with Scientific American. Read more news...
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