March 22, 2019
A new all-time state record of low pressure, max wind gusts from three airports,
and daily amounts of precipitation from 44 stations in Colorado.
March 21, 2019
Becky Bolinger talks with Colorado Public Radio about how an accumulation of many
storms hitting over the past couple of months has led to strong improvements in drought
March 13, 2019
The New York Times interviewed Russ Schumacher about the historic winter blizzard that
March 13, 2019
As a major winter storm heads for Colorado, Russ Schumacher gives a nice summary
on the technical defintion of "bomb cyclone."
February 28, 2019
The Fence Post talked with Becky Bolinger about what the winter brought and what
we can expect for this spring.
January 24, 2019
An interesting piece on the changes Colorado has experienced due to a warming climate,
particularly how snow is changing. A lengthy article, but a good read, with
contributions from Peter Goble.
January 8, 2019
Russ Schumacher explains to KOA Radio why Denver hasn't seen much snow this season, and
what's causing the warm January days.
January 2, 2019
Becky Bolinger chatted with Colorado Public Radio, recapping the notable weather events of
2018 and what we can expect in 2019.
November 21, 2018
The Fence Post highlights the drought in the southwest, recent improvements, and what's
to come, with quotes from Becky Bolinger.
November 1, 2018
Peter Goble chatted with 9News about why drought remains, despite a decent October, and
what it would take to end the drought.
Recap of Colorado Water Year 2018
October 10, 2018
Click for more Water Year 2018 stats!
September 21, 2018
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel talked with Becky Bolinger about recent drought expansion
in western CO and the "wait and see" mode for what the next snow season will bring.
September 17, 2018
Colorado Springs Gazette interviewed Russ Schumacher to learn more about the recent
hot weather and how it's contributing to drought conditions.
August 31, 2018
Becky Bolinger shares with The Fence Post what an El Niño winter could mean for Colorado.
July 24, 2018
Russ Schumacher and Regan Waskom interview with KRCC - Southern Colorado's NPR station - about the water restrictions and drought.
A new monthly precipitation record
July 18, 2018
July 10, 2018
Becky Bolinger talks with Colorado Public Radio about the warmer than average
summer Colorado has been experiencing.
July 6, 2018
The Denver Post interviews Peter Goble about drought and fire in southern Colorado.
July 3, 2018
"...these levels of drought conditions are ranked in the bottom fifth percentile or
lower. That means that typically in 100 years, only five years or less would be
June 25, 2018
As part of the NIDIS drought webinar series for the Southwest Drought, Becky Bolinger
provides an update of current drought conditions in Colorado, Utah, Arizona, and New
Mexico. Watch the archived webinar here.
A hot early start to summer!
June 16, 2018
While 90-degree days are common in the summer, they are not nearly as common in May
and early June. This start to summer has been the exception.
June 7, 2018
Is there scientific basis for counting between lightning and thunder to estimate
the how far away a storm is? Becky Bolinger breaks it down for us.
February 28, 2018
Noah Newman talks to 9News about the importance precipitation measurements and how signing up for
CoCoRaHS can provide extra information to the weather community.
February 5, 2018
Assistant State Climatologist Becky Bolinger shares an update on mountain snowpack
conditions and what they portend for the rest of winter.
February 2, 2018
Becky Bolinger answers questions about the Dust Bowl and climate change that were
raised by Trump's pick to lead the White House on Environmental Policy.
Warmest November on record, with more warmth to come
December 8, 2017
State Climatologist Russ Schumacher talks about warm November with CSU's SOURCE.
A hot November wraps up Fall 2017
December 4, 2017
A Tale of Two Septembers
October 1, 2017
5-year Snapshots of Drought Across Colorado
July 18, 2017
Twitter post shows how drought has evolved every 5 years for this same week in history
since 2002. Notice how western Colorado consistently shows dry conditions. Note the severe
droughts that plagued the state during this week in 2002 and 2012.
Precipitation expected due to monsoon, El Niño in Colorado, Wyoming, Kansas and Nebraska
June 30, 2017
Climatologist Becky Bolinger contributes to article about the late summer outlook for Colorado.
CSU Weather Station: 140-plus years of climate data
April 13, 2017
Campus weather station and Noah Newman featured in CSU's SOURCE.
State Record Highs in March
March 18, 2017
International Women's Day
March 8, 2017
The Colorado Climate Center highlights women in climate services, specifically
female State Climatologists.
Record February Heat
February 13, 2017
Dry Conditions in Colorado Could Be Shifting
November 29, 2016
9News interviews Becky Bolinger and Peter Goble about
current drought conditions in Colorado.