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We publish a monthly "state of the climate" summary for Colorado. This summary report includes updates on how the most recent month's temperature and precipitation compare to average, highlights some extremes and notable events, and shares headlines and other newsworthy items.

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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
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:

November 2023 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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Colorado's snowpack gets boost from January snowstorms, but some regions remain in severe drought

January 22, 2024

Featuring Russ Schumacher in The Denver Post.

Why Colorado should expect a drier future with more wildfires and air pollution

January 9, 2024

Featuring Becky Bolinger in CPR News.

Colorado rivers may shrink by 30% as climate change continues, report says

January 8, 2024 (updated January 30, 2024)

Featuring Becky Bolinger in The Colorado Sun.

Climate change could slash Colorado stream flows, with effects across the US West: report

January 8, 2024

Featuring Becky Bolinger in The Hill.

CSU climate report warns of more drought and wildfires

January 8, 2024

Featuring Becky Bolinger on 9News.

As the world ends the hottest year recorded, scientists say it’s getting harder to predict Colorado’s climate

December 30, 2023

Featuring Russ Schumacher in CPR News.

Colorado snowpack off to a below-average start

December 29, 2023

Featuring Becky Bolinger in the Denver Gazette.

From major cold snaps to record-breaking rainfall: A look back at Colorado's extreme weather in 2023

December 29, 2023

Featuring Russ Schumacher in Denver 7 News.

The Unpredictable Colorado Weather

December 28, 2023

Featuring Colorado Climate Center in the EU Energy Portal.

Lowest temperature in country recorded in Colorado at -19 degrees

December 28, 2023

Featuring CoAgMET in the Denver Gazette.

2024 forecasts show less water will flow into Lake Powell. Don't panic, experts say

December 22, 2023

Featuring Russ Schumacher in the Colorado Sun.

Snow falling on Christmas Day isn't common in Fort Collins, but this could be the year

December 19, 2023

Featuring Russ Schumacher in The Coloradoan.

Early snowpack numbers a bit off pace

December 12, 2023

Featuring Peter Goble in the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel.

Another good winter of snow could help recharge the Colorado River

December 10, 2023

Featuring Becky Bolinger in Aspen Daily News.

Reservoir empty, farm wells retired amid high demand for water on Colorado's Eastern Plains

December 1, 2023

Featuring Becky Bolinger in CBS Colorado.

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