The 'Old Fort' has been a National Weather Service weather station since 1915. It's official name is Fort Lewis 53016. Temperature recorded daily includes minimum and maximum temperature, precipitation (rain and or snowfall) and current snow depth.
Percent of possible observations for period of record.
Max. Temp.: 97.2% Min. Temp.: 97.1% Precipitation: 98.2% Snowfall: 94.3% Snow Depth: 87.7%
The Colorado Climate Center was established by the state in 1974, through the Colorado State University Agricultural Experiment Station, to provide information and expertise on Colorado's complex climate.
For historical precipitation and temperature data, visit the Colorado Climate Center website. Click here for historic data
In 2016, West Texas A&M was established a weather station on the upper bench near the hay fields. It records real time data for: