Highlights of the 2006 Water Year in Colorado

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1 Highlights of the 2006 Water Year in Colorado Nolan Doesken, State Climatologist Atmospheric Science Department Colorado State University Presented to 61 st Annual Meeting of the Rocky Mountain Hydrologic Research Center, held at NCAR, Boulder, CO, November 3, 2006 Prepared by Odie Bliss

2 A quick review of climatic conditions leading up to the 2006 Water Year Photo by Lynn Kral, Loveland, January 2006

3 Colorado Precipitation in Historic Perspective Colorado Statewide Water Year (Oct-Sep) Precipitation from Year Precipitation (inches)

4 Colorado Average Annual Precipitation

5 Sept 1999 Drought Monitor Map

6 October 2000 Drought Monitor Map

7 October 2001 Drought Monitor Map

8 October 2002 Drought Monitor Map

9 September 2003 Drought Monitor Map

10 September 2004 Drought Monitor Map

11 2005 Water Year Precipitation

12 October 2005 Drought Monitor Map

13 What happened this past year? WY2006 Highlights Soaking October storm especially over Eastern Colorado Windy, dry winter over Foothills and Eastern Plains Frequent midwinter snows Northern Mountains Very warm and dry spring (tough on Agriculture) Early July soaking Wet summer over much of southern Colorado A chilly ending to another warm year

14 A closer look at the climate of the 2006 Water Year in Colorado Photo by Wendy Ryan

15 CoAgMet Temperatures Kersey, Colorado Hotchkiss, Colorado

16 January 2006 departure from average (Prism)

17 June 2006 departure from average (Prism)

18 Water Year 2006 temperature departures from average Temperature Departures for Water Year Temperature Departure (deg F) Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Eastern Plains Foothills Mountains Western Valleys

19 WY2006 Snowpack Accumulation and Meltout Photo courtesy NRCS

20 University Camp Snotel

21 Joe Wright Reservoir Snotel

22 Tower Snotel

23 Hoosier Pass Snotel

24 Upper San Juan Snotel

25 Current as of April 1, 2006 April 1 Snowpack

26 Oct 2005 Precipitation percent normal

27 October 2005 precipitation as percent of average (Prism)

28 Nov 2005 Precipitation percent normal

29 November 2005 precipitation as percent of average (Prism)

30 Dec 2005 Precipitation percent normal

31 December 2005 precipitation as a percent of average (Prism)

32 Jan 2006 Precipitation percent normal

33 January 2006 precipitation as a percent of average (Prism)

34 Feb 2006 Precipitation percent normal

35 February 2006 precipitation as a percent of average (Prism)

36 Mar 2006 Precipitation percent normal

37 March 2006 precipitation as a percent of average (Prism)

38 Apr 2006 Precipitation percent normal

39 April 2006 precipitation as a percent of average (Prism)

40 Winter (Oct April 2006) precipitation as percent of average

41 May 2006 Precipitation percent normal

42 May 2006 precipitation as a percent of average (Prism)

43 Jun 2006 Precipitation percent normal

44 June 2006 precipitation as a percent of average (Prism)

45 Jul 2006 Precipitation percent normal

46 July 2006 precipitation as a percent of average (Prism)

47 Aug 2006 Precipitation percent normal

48 August 2006 precipitation as a percent of average (Prism)

49 Sep 2006 Precipitation percent normal

50 September 2006 precipitation as a percent of average (Prism)

51 Summer 2006 (May Sep) precipitation as a percent of the average

52 Summer 2006 (May Sep) precipitation as a percent of average (Prism)

53 Water Year 2006 precipitation as a percent of the average

54 Water Year 2006 precipitation as a percent of average (Prism)

55 Reservoir Storage Levels Colorado Statewide Reservoir Levels on October 1st for Years and Sept 1, 2006 Oct Oct Oct Oct Oct Oct Oct Oct Sep Oct Percent of Average

56

57 Summary Soaking October storm especially over Eastern Colorado Windy, dry winter over Foothills and Eastern Plains Frequent midwinter snows Northern Mountains Very warm and dry spring (tough on Agriculture) Early July soaking Wet summer over much of southern Colorado A chilly ending to another warm year But, Some cold and windy winter weather, but still warmer than average for many areas for 13 th winter in a row

58 Overall, 2006 Water Year warmer than average again Colorado (Oct-Sep) Average Temperatures From

59 And How About CoCoRaHS? Hundreds of new observers, especially from other states Illinois, Montana, and parts of Alaska will be coming online in December

60 Active CoCoRaHS stations in Colorado

61 CoCoRaHS Precipitation map for Oct 10, 2005

62 CoCoRaH Precipitation map for July 4, 2006

63 CoCoRaH Precipitation map for July 8, 2006

64 CoCoRaHS Hail map for June 24, 2006

65 CoCoRAHS Precipitation map for October 21, 2006

66 For More Information, Visit the CoCoRaHS Web Site Support for this project provided by NSF Informal Science Education Program, NOAA Environmental Literacy Program and many local charter sponsors.

67 Colorado Climate Center Data and Power Point Presentations available for downloading click on Drought then click on Presentations

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