‘It Could End Up That This Winter Is Actually Contributing to the Drought’: Record-Long Snowless Streak Measured in the Sierra

First, it was a few days, then a few weeks and now over a month without measurable rain or snow in Northern California.

On Wednesday, Feb. 9, UC Berkeley’s Central Sierra Snow Lab shared on its social media platforms that the site had broken a concerning record. There have now been 33 days straight without snow or rain at the CSSL site in Donner Pass.