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Wyoming and Other Western States Set Seasonal Snowpack Records

Above: Western United States Snow Water Equivalent (SWE) map, ending March 31, 2023, image by NRCS. Wyoming has had a particularly harsh winter. Central Wyoming recorded a 151 day stretch...

Fresh Snow and Winter Warnings for Colorado

A late-season snow storm arrived in Colorado and parts of Wyoming on April 25, delivering cold temperatures and snow, reports Accuweather and AOL.com. The National Weather Service issued Winter Storm...

Late Season Winter Weather Hits Great Britain

The UK based newspaper, The Sun, reports that Great Britain is experiencing a late season winter event. Reporting on Met Office predictions, The Sun writes: They expect "wintry showers" today...

Late April Cold Front Delivered Well Below Average Temperatures to 200 Million People

Weather forecasters say that a cold front that blew into the United States on April 21 is lingering across a wide swath of the country and is expected to...

No Spring for North Dakota Yet and Storm Brings More Snow

The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for a vast swath of North Dakota for April 20 and April 21. The Grand Fork Herald reported that a winter...

Harsh Winter Kills Thousands of Migrating Antelope in Wyoming

Above: Deceased antelope in Wyoming - image from Wyoming Fish and Game Department. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) cut the number of antelope tags available to hunters for...

Accumulated Snow Delays Grand Canyon’s Opening

Above: The Grand Canyon Lodge as seen on April 4, 2023. The North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park has received more than 250 inches of accumulated snowfall this...

Lake Tahoe Breaks All-Time Snowfall Record

California and the entire West Coast of the United States has experienced a record setting water year, thanks to a series of atmospheric rivers that have added much needed...

Late Season Winter Storm Pummels the Upper Midwest with Snow and Below Normal Temperatures

A late season winter storm dropped more than a foot of snow in some parts of Wisconsin Sunday night into Monday morning, with up to 22 inches of snow...

Fifty Days Before Official Winter, but Eastern Australia Already Getting Rare Snow

SnowBrains.com reports that ski resorts in Australia were delighted to see Easter snow, writing: With only 50 days to go until the start of winter ‘Downunder,’ Australian resorts were chuffed...

Boise Breaks April Snow Record

On April 13, Boise, Idaho broke its snowfall record for that date when more than an inch of snow fell, said Yahoo.News, which reported: Boise doesn’t typically receive an inch...

Utah Shatters 70 Year Old Snow Record

To say Utah’s snowpack this year has been unusually heavy, and a blessing, would be an understatement. Axios reports that Utah had broken its all time record for snowfall in a...

Phoenix Experiences Its Coldest March in 30 Years

The Arizona Republic reports on new data from the National Weather Service in Phoenix showing that March 2023 was the coldest in 30 years. The National Weather Service in Phoenix...

California Saw Fifth-Coldest March in 129 Years

According to an April 11, 2023 story in the Los Angeles Times, March in California was unusually cold. The L.A. Times writes: Data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration show that...

Balkans Beset by Heavy Spring Snow

Winter returned to the Balkans delivering heavy snow and record breaking low temperatures across the Balkans, including but not limited to, Serbia, Kosovo, Bosnia, and Romania, accompanied by high...

Casper, Wyoming Sets Two Day Snow Record, Winter Totals Well Above Average

Above: Crews are seen clearing snow drifts at the Casper/Natrona County International Airport recently. More than a foot of snow fell between Friday and Sunday, with large drifts forming...

Unseasonable and Unusual Heavy Snow Leads to Deadly Avalanche in India

An avalanche occurred near the Nathu La mountain pass in India’s northeastern state of Sikkim. It covered roads, killing at least seven tourists visiting the area. Thirteen other people...

Brutally Cold Winter in Siberia is Followed by an Equally Harsh Spring

A map from ClimateReAnalyser, (reproduced above) shows that areas of Northern Siberia have recently experienced minimum temperatures ranging from -20 to -40°C, temperatures that are well below normal as...

The Western United States Experiences a Record Cold March

As seen in the map above, this past March brought record cold to a vast swath of the United States, particularly the West Coast and the northern Plains.  The temperatures...

Boise Breaks 124-Year Cold Record

The National Weather Service (NWS) office in Boise, Idaho sent out a Tweet (seen above) concerning the breaking of a long standing temperature record for the city. The record for...

Phoenix Experiences a Cold Wet Winter

The National Weather Service (NWS) reports that the first three months of 2023 represented the coolest beginning of the year in Phoenix since 1998, according to KTAR News. In addition, the NWS...

Heavy Snow Relieves Drought and Closes Ski Resorts in the Mountain West

Weekly data from the U.S. Drought Monitor shows how quickly a moisture laden winter can reverse a sustained drought. Maps from the U.S. drought monitor detail the sharp decline...

April Comes in Like a Winter Lion for the Upper Mid-West, 2nd Severe Winter Storm for April Predicted

Winter Storm Uriel blew out of California and into the Rocky Mountain West and upper Midwest on March 31 and April 1, reports The Weather Channel. Uriel’s combination of snow,...

California’s Snowpack Soars to Record High

Image above: California snowfall at the end of March 2023. Image produced by the National Operational Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center, Office of Water Prediction. The Washington Post (WaPo) reports that...

New Record Low in Bismarck, North Dakota

With a recorded low temperature of -13℉, the National Weather Service in Bismarck, ND published a record-event-report (RER) on Thursday, March 20th, 2023 saying Bismarck's previous cold temperature record for the...