While there is still time for snow to accumulate in the mountains, the window of opportunity is closing fast.
As of March 20 it was 81 percent of normal, down from 92 percent on March 6.
El Niño is a warming of sea surface temperatures in the western and central Pacific Ocean which can have an impact on global climate patterns.
As of Feb. 17 the state is sitting at 79 percent of the median which is down two percent in less than week.
The Natural Resources Conservation Service is facing some budget cuts and what may go is monitoring the snow,
Colorado’s snowpack is getting closer to normal after an unseasonably cool and wet April.