Today's Weather, Tuesday: clearing and cool overnight as low dips to near freezing. Clouds start to build late morning.
Notes on the pictures: #1 Baldy Mountain (right) from the back of Long Basin. #2 First a young male Moose in March and now two young females as it seems that they are making a move into this area. #3 Snow is about gone as seen her of Avery Mountain, then to the left 'Long Basin', beginning of Pica Basin and Dorothy Peak. #4 So-called 'Long Basin' is the basin just north of the peak of Avery, with still some snow at the upper end.
Current Weather information for June 18 11:00 a.m.
|Today's low||½ºC (33ºF)
|Today's high||16½ºC (62ºF)|
|Current temperature||16½ºC (62ºF)|
|Current precipitation||none, 0.00" rain
|Evapotransporation||June 17 0.17"; June 16 0.08"; June 15 0.19"
|Snowpack||0 cm (0")|
|Today's deepest snowpack||0 cm (0")|
|Average snowpack May 27
||20 cm (8")|
|Winter's deepest snowpack||126 cm (49½") March 04
|Total snowfall this winter||788 cm (310") at sunrise|
This Week's Weather: starting with Sunday, June 16: clear and cool with clouds building early, then variable through the day with a few light rain showers before a ¼ hour intense hail storm late afteroon. Monday: clearing and cool overnight. Clouds move in early morning staying variable all day, showing a threat for the afternoon, but nothing going on.
This Month's Summary: (the last 3 month's tables are on the Weekly Data Summary page)
|Date||Low °F||High ºF
||New Snow||Water/Rain||Snow Depth|
|Monday June 17||35||70||0||0.00"||0|
|Sunday June 16||34||65||0||0.30"||0|
|Saturday June 15||29||70||0||0.00"||0|
|Friday June 14||36||72||0||0.00"||0|
|Thursday June 13||38||75||0||0.00"||0|
|Wednesday June 12||33||75||0||0.00"||0|
|Tuesday June 11||39||70||0||0.00"||0|
|Monday June 10||35||77||0||0.00"||0|
|Sunday June 09||40||74||0||0.00"||0|
|Saturday June 08||41||72||0||0.00"||0|
|Friday June 07||36||69||0||0.00"||0|
|Thursday June 06||30||72||0||0.00"||0|
|Wednesday June 05||33||67||0||0.00"||0|
|Tuesday June 04||31||68||0||0.00"||0|
|Monday June 03||31||68||0||0.00"||0|
|Sunday June 02||27||69||0||0.00"||0|
|Saturday June 01||28||66||0||0.00"||0|
Gothic Weather Forecast
June 17: summer type weather the next few days, starting clear but with cloud build-up and a chance for afternoon showers.
The least snow ever in a January is 35 cm (14") in 1980. Through Jan. 26 this January had just 25 cm (10") but then late month snow meant this record is not to be broken, a good thing. --February then missed being the driest one on record by just 8 cm (3"). --There were only 7 clear or partly cloudy days in December. --The September through November snowfall for this winter has the least snowfall in that time period on record.
More Weather Info
To view locations of and data from all RMBL weather stations, click here.
Ski and Road Conditions
June 11: we are into summer conditions with snow only at higher, north facing elevations.
The road to Gothic is now open to emerald Lake. It is in pretty good shape and dry.
Current Avalanche Conditions
The CB Avalanche Center and the CAIC are closed for the summer. --their web sites are Crested Butte Avanche Center. The Colorado Avalanche Information Center is an excellent source of state wide weather and avalanche information.