As of May 9, 2019, more than 15 percent of Colorado is experiencing some degree of abnormally dry or moderate drought conditions. This is an improvement from three months ago, when 91 percent of the state was abnormally dry or in drought. It is also an improvement from one year ago, when approximately 82 percent of the state experienced dry conditions or drought.
Currently, the driest areas are the south central portion of the state, which is classified under abnormally dry or moderate drought.
As of May 10, snowpack levels statewide are 129 percent of normal, with some areas (in the Gunnison area) as high as 199 percent of normal.