Two-Year Snowfall Slump in Rare Company for Denver as We near the End of 2018

I understand that we typically measure seasonal snowfall totals (September - May) rather than annual, but given we're not even halfway through this season, let's take »

Perspective on Colorado's Snowpack: Is There A Downward Trend?

Matt Makens is a KWGN Pinpoint Meteorologist and occasional contributor to Weather5280 from Denver's Pinpoint weather team. It's the time of year when we look at »

Powderful Statistics: Exploring Denver's Snowy Side

I recently wrote about the lack of September snowfalls in Denver since 2000. A couple of things became clear shortly after publishing: 1) Weather5280 readers love »

Least Snowy March on Record for Denver; Season Least Snowiest to Date as Well

Weather5280 was started with the hopes and dreams of communicating epic snows and working exhaustively on continuous snowfall projections. That's still the dream. Like the Seven »

Winter 2016 - 2017: Reason for Concern?

It is no secret that we've been dry and very warm for weeks. In fact, we saw cooler weather and mountain snow back in August than »