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.

Daily Temperature Graphs

Check out our interactive temperature graphs for stations around the state. Compare current temperatures to the normal, record highs, and record lows. Learn about the daily temperature range at a location for the entire year.

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

March 2022 Summary

CoAgMET Station Pages

Check out our state mesonet station pages! Each station page includes photos, metadata, current observations and forecasts, interactive wind roses and growing degree day graphs, and more.
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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'Make or Break' time for Colorado snowpack: Why the next 2 months are critical for Colorado water in 2022

February 28, 2022

Featuring Becky Bolinger on CBS Denver.

Fort Collins weather: Brace yourselves for a one-two punch of bitter cold and snow this week

February 21, 2022

Featuring Russ Schumacher in The Coloradoan.

Long Range Outlooks Unchanged

February 21, 2022

Featuring Peter Goble on Radio 570 WNAX.

Megadrought likely to continue in Western Colorado and across the West for years, scientists say

February 20, 2022

Featuring Russ Schumacher in The Denver Post.

Colorado snowpack drops, why experts aren't too concerned yet

February 18, 2022

Featuring Peter Goble on KOAA.

Peter Goble Climatologist and Drought Specialist on CO Snow Pack

February 17, 2022

Featuring Peter Goble on 850 KOA Radio.

A devastating blaze picked a fight with scientists

February 14, 2022

Featuring Becky Bolinger on ClimateWire.

As Colorado warms, dry soil sucks up more water. That’s bad news for rivers and farmers

February 6, 2022

Featuring Peter Goble in The Colorado Sun.

Who calculate the snow totals during a storm? People like you

January 28, 2022

Featuring Noah Newman in The Boston Globe.

Colorado's snowpack dips, despite snowfall on the Front Range

January 27, 2022

Featuring Russ Schumacher and Becky Bolinger in the Denver Post.

Data may be Colorado's best bet to mitigate increasing wildfire risk on the Front Range

January 23, 2022

Featuring Peter Goble in the colorado Sun.

Nature never closes: Marshall Fire should propel climate change to top of agenda for 2022

January 22, 2022

Featuring Becky Bolinger in The Daily Camera.

Heavy snowfall in late December, early January produces rare optimism from water watchers

January 18, 2022

Featuring Peter Goble in The Gazette.

When does Vail get the most snowfall?

January 17, 2022

Featuring Russ Schumacher in Vail Daily.

Colorado had hottest six months in history, new data shows

January 13, 2022

Featuring Becky Bolinger in the Denver Post.

2021's deadliest, coldest, most expensive U.S. disasters, by the numbers

January 12, 2022

Featuring Becky Bolinger on PBS.

Recent mountain snow giving Colorado statewide snowpack a big boost

January 12, 2022

Featuring Becky Bolinger in 9News.

Marshall Fire exposes potential for urban fire risk in Larimer County

January 11, 2022

Featuring Russ Schumacher in The Coloradoan.

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