Colorado New Years’ Storm Totals Roundup

Clay Malott | | Conditions ReportConditions ReportWeatherWeather

A massive winter storm hit Colorado last week between December 24th and January 2nd, bringing record snowfall to parts of the state. Below is a look at the modeled departure from average on December 22nd before the storm:

Photo credit: NOHRSC

After the storm from the 24th-2nd, this is how things are now looking in Colorado:

Credit: NOHRSC

This storm came in primarily from the southwest, so many areas in the Front Range and northern mountains of Colorado remain below average. However, this storm was a season saver for the central and southern mountains!

Credit: NOHRSC

In terms of totals, here is what resorts reported around the state in the period between December 24th and January 2nd:

  • Silverton: 100″
  • Crested Butte: 99″
  • Wolf Creek: 86″
  • Aspen Highlands: 83″
  • Snowmass: 66″
  • Monarch: 62″
  • Purgatory: 61″
  • Powderhorn: 60″
  • Aspen Mountain: 51″
  • Winter Park: 51″
  • Steamboat: 45″
  • Vail: 44″
  • Copper: 44″
  • Loveland: 43″
  • Breckenridge: 42″
  • Arapahoe Basin: 37″
  • Telluride: 35″
  • Cooper: 34″
  • Beaver Creek: 32″
  • Keystone: 31″
  • Eldora: 29″

What a storm! Fingers crossed for more on the way soon.


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