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:

August 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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Big Pivots: Will electricity supplies keep pace with the warming climate?

June 28, 2022

Featuring Russ Schumacher in the Steamboat Pilot.

Hail no! Coloradans expect hail storms in May, June but the threat in “hail alley” remains

June 22, 2022

Featuring Russ Schumacher in The Denver Post.

New fire restrictions in place across parts of Front Range, Western Slope as temperatures heat up

June 15, 2022

Featuring Peter Goble in The Canon City Daily Record.

Why is it smoky today in Colorado? Wildfires send smoke as temperatures near 100 degrees

June 13, 2022

Featuring Russ Schumacher in The Coloradoan.

Weather change should send Colorado wildfire smoke away as Poudre River flow hits peak

June 13, 2022

Featuring Becky Bolinger in The Coloradoan.

Why flooding could be more common in Colorado this summer

June 9, 2022

Featuring Russ Schumacher in The Denver Post.

La Nina forever

June 9, 2022

Featuring Peter Goble in the Durango Telegraph.

As record drought persists, West will have to live with less water

June 5, 2022

Featuring Russ Schumacher in Vail Daily.

This could be the one job where AI and robots can’t replace humans

June 2, 2022

Featuring Russ Schumacher in The Conversation.

How a farmer’s crime with pie pans led to a federal felony case

May 31, 2022

Featuring Russ Schumacher on 9News.

Southwest Colorado’s Snowpack Is Almost Completely Gone. Here’s What It Means for Summer

May 31, 2022

Featuring Becky Bolinger in 5280.

Better, but not great: Water experts discuss current river conditions

May 30, 2022

Featuring Peter Goble in the Summit Daily.

You’re not imagining it: It’s been windier than usual in Colorado, and that’s a big problem

May 29, 2022

Featuring Peter Goble in The Colorado Sun.

Trend or outlier? Colorado climate expert weighs in on our windy spring and the future of fire season

May 26, 2022

Featuring Russ Schumacher in Boulder Weekly.

How did last week's storm affect Colorado's drought?

May 26, 2022

Featuring Becky Bolinger on 9News.

Snowpack bottoms out in Southwest Colorado

May 24, 2022

Featuring Russ Schumacher in the Durango Herald.

Colorado’s weekend snowstorm doesn’t help the wildfire threat as much as you might think. Here’s why

May 24, 2022

Featuring Becky Bolinger in The Denver Post.

Texas could have foreseen 2021 cold-wave disaster, new study concludes

May 21, 2022

Featuring Becky Bolinger in Texas Climate News.

Colorado's snowstorm on Friday, Saturday will help – but it's not good news for farmers, experts say

May 19, 2022

Featuring Russ Schumacher in Colorado Politics.

Colorado snowpack declines after warmup as fire risk persists

May 18, 2022

Featuring Becky Bolinger in the Denver Gazette.

For this summer's water forecast, climate experts are looking back to winter

May 16, 2022

Featuring Becky Bolinger in Arizona Public Media.

After windy spring, conditions due to ease

May 11, 2022

Featuring Russ Schumacher in the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel.

Colorado’s snowpack is melting at a “ridiculous” rate

May 10, 2022

Featuring Becky Bolinger and Russ Schumacher in The Denver Post.

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