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Snow Survey

Colorado Snow Survey Program

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The NRCS Snow Survey Program provides mountain snowpack data and streamflow forecasts for the western United States. Common applications of snow survey products include water supply management, flood control, climate modeling, recreation, and conservation planning.

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Interactive SNOTEL Charts **NEW**


Snow Water Equivalent Plot



Current Snow and Precipitation Conditions


Colorado SNOTEL Current Snow Water Equivalent (SWE) % of Normal






Snow Survey Data, Products, and Reports

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Current and historic snowpack data, reports, maps, and graphs

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Current and historic precipitation data, reports, maps, and graphs

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Water Supply

Water Supply Outlook Reports, streamflow forecasts, reservoir storage, surface water supply index, etc...

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Site Information

SNOTEL and Snow Course site locations, descriptions, normals, etc...

Interactive Map

Interactive SNOTEL Map View current and historic precipitation, snow water equivalent, and snow depth data for SNOTEL sites. View streamflow, reservoir storage, and precipitation data for cooperator stations. Map Help

Other Data Query Tools

Additional Snow Survey Information