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Public Information Statement
Latest first 80 Degree Day reached in Crestone
(Statement updated on June 26, 2019, at 7:00 pm by Keno)
Today here at the Baca/Crestone Weather Station, the high temp was 81 degrees, the first day this year that we hit the 80 degree mark. This turns out to be the latest day ever in the year to reach the 80 degree mark. The old record for the latest first 80 degree day was set all the way back on June 22, 1982, which was the first year that weather records were kept in the Crestone Baca.
Record Low Temperature reached in Crestone Sunday Morning
Record Low High Temperature reached in Crestone on Sunday
On Sunday, June 23, the Baca/Crestone Weather Station saw 2 records broken. First, early Sunday morning at 6:05am, the Crestone Baca saw a record low temperature reached when the thermometer dropped down to 32 degrees at our weather station, breaking the old record low of 35 degrees, set back in 2004.
Then a record low high was also broken when the afternoon high was only 62 degrees, reached at 332 pm, breaking the old record low high of 69 degrees, set in 1989
Latest Drought Info
As of this latest report, Colorado is 100% drought-free for the first time since the National Drought Monitor was developed 19 years ago. There are no areas in the state categorized as "Abnormally Dry" - sometimes referred to as D0 drought. Up until this new report was issued on May 28, Colorado was the only state out of the 50, that was unable to ever make this claim. Let's hope this is the last time for many years to come, that I won't have to run this report again!