How February snows have helped shape Colorado's 2019 - 2020 snow season

It's been a roller coaster winter for Colorado, and February was certainly no exception. January was warm and dry, and many people feared it signaled the end of winter and beginning of drought. But after a »

How might the new NOAA climate temperature normals change for your county?

We're almost one month into 2020, and this is an exciting time for climatologists. Upon the completion of this year, calculations will begin to update the climatological normals. Wondering what those are? Well, any time you »

A look at Christmas Day extremes

Christmas is coming up, and usually, the question on everyone's mind is, "Will we have a White Christmas?" You've likely already read or seen several different articles addressing the statistical probability of snow on Christmas, including »

The weather and climate stories that shaped the last decade in Colorado

With 2019 coming to a close, we thought we'd take a look back at some of the most significant weather and climate stories from Denver and across Colorado over the last ten years. The one that »

Denver's top December snowstorms on record

December is historically Denver's third snowiest month which averages 8.1 inches of snowfall. There have been some noteworthy years for snowfall this month, including the Christmas storm in the early 80s. Here we take a »

October 2019 was 4th coldest on record for Colorado after record warmest September

If there's ever a year to complain about the lack of a fall season around here, this one may be the one. After crushing record highs for September in Denver, the turn around in October was »

Top 10 snowiest Novembers for Denver, select Front Range cities

Denver's long-running average is 7.5 inches of snow in November. This makes it the cities 5th snowiest month on average, behind December, February, March, and »