Precipitation

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July 2014: One Of Wettest On Record For Denver

An active month with heavy monsoon rainfall has pushed July 2014 into the top 10 wettest on record for Denver.

07/31/2014

The latest U.S. Drought Outlook, issued June 19, 2014. (credit: Climate Prediction Center)

Half Of Colorado In Some Level Of Drought

State officials say about half of Colorado remains in some level of drought.

06/23/2014

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Future Trend In Colorado Precipitation Unclear

A draft report on climate change says computer models disagree on whether Colorado’s precipitation will increase or decrease as temperatures rise.

03/12/2014

Marsha Hobert from Glen Haven/Estes Park shared this photo taken during the spring snowstorm on May 1.

Welcome To Denver’s Wettest Month!

May is the month known for springtime rains along the Front Range. On average the month can come through with 2.12 inches of precipitation. Making it the wettest month on average for Denver. Followed up by July, April and August.

05/03/2013

Julie Geary of Brighton took this photo on April 15. She wrote: "This is a photo of the bike my Mom won at a movie theater in the late 40's early 50's. It now adorns the front of our porch. It's showing out beautiful snow today."

April 2013 Was A Game Changer For Moisture On The Front Range

After starting the month of April worried about high fire danger and the lack of winter moisture the month of April came through like gangbusters with moisture-packed snowstorms every week, CBS4 meteorologist Dave Aguilera writes.

05/01/2013

Nolan Doesken, a CSU state climatologist, shows off a device used by weather spotters. (credit: CBS)

CSU Climatologists Need Help Keeping An Eye On Moisture Levels

Climatologists at Colorado State University want some help in tracking what promises to be another dry summer.

04/02/2013

Lynn Fagerberg of Fagerberg Farms talks with CBS4's Ty Brennan (credit: CBS)

Recent Moisture A Godsend For Farmers, But Is It Enough?

Farming is big business in Colorado and spring planting is just around the corner. After a dry winter recent moisture has been a godsend, but farmers are still worried about this year’s water supply.

03/12/2013

George Garmany took this photo of "White Christmas in Boulder" on Dec. 25.

Despite Snow, Colorado’s Drought Outlook Uncertain

The outlook for a major change in Colorado’s drought is uncertain even though holiday storms have improved the mountain snowpack, a climate researcher said Thursday.

12/27/2012

Bob Bedsaul captured this image of street flooding in Frederick on 5th Street Wednesday night with all the rain. Luckily, there wasn't any damage to nearby businesses.

Mid-Week Moisture Maker Chips Away At Drought

The big thunderstorms of Wednesday were wonderful moisture makers.

09/27/2012

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February Precipitation Looks Normal, But Temps Above Normal

Normally the Front Range gets about 5 inches of snow on average in February.

02/01/2012

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