January 2009 Weather Summary

                                                                          Colorado Springs                        Pueblo                            Denver

Average High                                                            47.4                                        52.6                                 48.2

Average Low                                                             20.5                                        16.3                                 21.6

Mean Temperature                                                  34.0                                        34.5                                 34.9

Departure From Normal                                         +5.9                                        +5.2                                 +5.7

Total Snowfall                                                             3.3"                                          1.3"                                 4.9"

Obviously, the above statistics just confirm what we already knew.  January was a mild and dry month.  February has started out nice, dry, and mild too.  Highs temperatures for the first week of February will be 10 to 20 degrees above normal.  However, I don't think we will break any records.  February can be a pretty warm month.  The record high for Colorado Springs on February 5th, is 76 degrees and 77 in Pueblo.  Both of those records were set in 1963.   We'll be warm, but not quite that warm.

Chief Meteorologist Brian Bledsoe 

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  • by ryan Location: monument on Feb 10, 2009 at 06:20 PM
    this is going to be the worst winter in colorado ever in my life only 2.5 snow days in D38 that is terrible not only that but say good bye to snow and hello to record warmth this winter I absoloutly hate this winter and this is going to get worse we are lucky that we didn't break any record highs last week I hope we get el nino next winter we better not get la nina agian I think if we keep on saying it we will jynx it and it would be the same only worse like I said welcome to Denver Springs this summer is going to be hot you just watch
  • by Julio Location: 80907 on Feb 8, 2009 at 10:55 AM
    Darn it. Looks like another potential snow storm has missed us yet again. Thi s La nina stuff is really impacting us worse this year than last year. Hate the dry conditions, but it has to improve sometime, I suppose. Wether guys, does it look like the La nina conditions look like they will get better any time soon? Perhaps the next couple of months?
  • by Lee Location: Downtown 80903 on Feb 7, 2009 at 05:44 PM
    wow lots of serious drama in the weather blog. Brian I had a question about La Nina and El Nino. Some of my friends that live in Northern California say that their weather is greatly affected by both of these scenarios, so I was wondering does El Nino and La Nina just effect weather patterns in North and South America or indeed the whole world?
  • by ryan Location: monument on Feb 7, 2009 at 10:50 AM
    O.K if you want to call it that then fine I don't care I can call denver springs colorado whenever I want to cause I've been to denver many times I know what the weather is like in denver its just like pueblo but why does Las Cruses New Mexico never gets snow like I said this summer is going to be bad already its going to be more dry than last summer you just watch
  • by jon Location: stratton meadows / southgate 80905 on Feb 3, 2009 at 09:15 PM
    Guess again Ryan; NOT Denver / Pueblo Springs, but try Las Cruses Springs, Las Cruses is in extream S. New Mexico near El Paso Tx, i have been there, & what i saw there i am convinced will be reality here SOON, barrel cactus, ocatilla, agaves, spiny grasses, beaver tail cactus, alligator juniper, aole trees, typical Chihuahuan desert country with av. rainfall about 2.5" - 7"- /yr. with snowfall averageing about less than 5" once per every 15 - 25 yrs. Be ready for permanent water restrictions here, no more large lawns soon.... & long terrible HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOT !!!!!!!!!!! summers...
  • by ryan Location: monument on Feb 3, 2009 at 06:02 PM
    this is terrible I did not like it how we got record low snowfall at all in colorado guess what welcome to denver springs colorado you are going to hate this weather for the rest of your life insted of juilo calling it pueblo springs colorado I like to call it denver springs colorado yes I do agree we are going to be like denver and pueblo this summer just watch
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