COVID-19 has you stuck at home with the kids and you're looking for some new activities to try? You can learn more about Colorado's climate with some fun projects on our Educational Resources page.

CoAgMET Station Pages

Check out our new station pages! Each station page has photos of the station, metadata, current observation and forecast, and more.

Read the latest monthly summary from the Fort Collins Campus Weather Station:

April 2020 Summary

CoCoRaHS Condition Monitoring Map

Have you seen our CoCoRaHS Condition Monitoring maps? CoCoRaHS observers all over the country are reporting what conditions are like where they live. Explore the map for some cool descriptions and helpful information.

Our state is no stranger to extremes! Did you know you could check a station's monthly extremes on our website? Scroll to the bottom of our Climate Extremes Page to see a list of our long-term stations. From there, you can select a month and see the hottest, coldest, and wettest extremes recorded at that station.
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CoCoRaHS wins CSU Distinguished Community Engagement Scholarship Award

May 2020

CoCoRaHS celebrates 50 millionth report

April 25, 2020

The Weather Channel interviewed Noah Newman about CoCoRaHS on this momentous occasion, 50 million observations!

State creating a new climate record with a network of weather stations

April 27, 2020

9News chatted with Zach Schwalbe and Becky Bolinger about the importance of our state's mesonet - CoAgMET.

Academic scientists adjust to a new pace under Coronavirus

March 26, 2020

Zach Schwalbe and Becky Bolinger share information about our essential activities during stay-at-home orders.

What will Colorado's wildfire season be like in 2020?

March 9, 2020

Becky Bolinger contributes some information on typical wildfire season patterns around the state and how snowpack and drought play a role.

Fort Collins to match Miami's high temperature on Super Bowl Sunday before cold, snow

January 31, 2020

Peter Goble talks about the lack of snow in January and the expected changes we'll see in February.

Colorado's top weather stories of the decade - fatal fires, floods, and the bomb cyclone

January 2, 2020

The Coloradoan summarizes the top events from 2010-2019, with input from Russ Schumacher.

Degrees of warming in Aspen

December 22, 2019

The Aspen Daily News talks about how climate change will impact snowpack in the region, with a mention to a study done by Peter Goble and Nolan Doesken.

Tuesday's storm delights Colorado water-trackers

November 26, 2019

This article summarizes the presentations given at the November Water Availability Task Force meeting, providing current conditions and also highlighting moments of the previous water year.

Colorado Went From Summer to Winter and No, That's Not Really Normal

October 30, 2019

Becky Bolinger talked with CPR about the seasonal whiplash Colorado experienced going from the hottest September on record to one of the coldest Octobers on record.

September 2019 was the warmest on record for these Colorado cities

October 1, 2019

Southern Colorado's KOAA interviewed Peter Goble about the record September heat and what could be in store for winter.

Sorry, skiers, but we're probably not going to have another epic snow year

September 12, 2019

Russ Schumacher gives his winter predictions to the Denver Post.

What a warm fall means for Colorado's leaf-peeping season

September 4, 2019

Becky Bolinger discusses the warm fall with 9News and speculates what it could possibly mean with respect to the fall foliage.

After record heat, what's in store for Colorado this fall?

September 3, 2019

Becky Bolinger gave a live interview on Colorado Public Radio's Colorado Matters to discuss the fall outlook, and what sorts of wild weather we can expect this winter.

Colorado's summer weather started cool, but has turned hot and dry

September 3, 2019

Peter Goble talked about the hot and dry August, and drought conditions, with Colorado Public Radio.

Harbinger of big heat

August 15, 2019

Russ Schumacher provides some Colorado perspective on a Washington Post article about climate change.

'We are definitely nerding out': Large hailstone may set Colorado record

August 14, 2019

Russ Schumacher and Becky Bolinger traveled to Bethune to measure the largest hailstone ever recorded in the state.

How weather forecasts are made

August 13, 2019

Russ Schumacher contributes to a Discover Magazine article on the current state of weather forecasting.

Hottest temperature ever recorded in Colorado under review

August 8, 2019

Becky Bolinger tells the story of discovering a new possible state temperature record and what the process is for verifying state climate extremes.

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Quick Links


The Colorado Agricultural Meteorological nETwork provides live-updated meteorological conditions at agriculture sites across Colorado.


The Community Collaborative Rain Hail and Snow network provides daily precipitation data from around the country, recorded by citizens.


View our weekly updated drought summary for the NIDIS Intermountain West Region's Drought Early Warning System.