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August 2019 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019 3:18am MDT

As the calendar turns to August, the summertime heat begins to fade and that makes it easier to get out and enjoy all of the outdoor activities Colorado has to offer.  From a walk in a park to afternoon thunderstorms to an abundance of wildlife, photo opportunities abound as is seen in our slideshow. Our monsoon […]

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Denver ties record high temperature for August 19

Monday, August 19th, 2019 6:04pm MDT

As expected, temperatures across the Front Range climbed toward record-setting territory today and the Mile High City tied the 21 year old record high. As measured at Denver International Airport, Denver’s high temperature today hit 99 degrees. That tied the old record high for the date set in 1998. Here in Thornton, we matched that […]

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July 2019 weather recap: Thornton comes in a bit hotter than normal with average precipitation

Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 3:31pm MDT

Following a cool June, summer heated up in earnest in July. Temperatures warmed as they always do in July and were a bit warmer than normal and were coupled with typical PM thunderstorms. The first eight days of the month saw a few warmer than normal readings but nothing too extraordinary. We did also enjoy […]

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Thornton’s August 2019 preview: Temperatures begin to cool, fewer storms intrude

Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 2:42am MDT

As summer vacations wind down and families prepare to send their kids back to school in August, Colorado weather also starts to settle down. The chances for severe weather decrease markedly during August and by the end of the month daytime temperatures are dropping quite a bit as well. Find out more about what lies […]

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July 2019 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019 4:14am MDT

Colorado offers outdoor opportunities unlike any other state and while the summer heat settles in, photos of the amazing scenes across our state provide a view into why we love it here so much. The weather this time of year has a pretty standard pattern of quickly warming temperatures followed by afternoon thunderstorms that can cool […]

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Denver records new record high minimum temperature for July 17

Thursday, July 18th, 2019 5:21am MDT

From the National Weather Service:   RECORD EVENT REPORT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO 0138 AM MDT THU JUL 18 2019 …RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE SET AT DENVER CO… A RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 72 DEGREES WAS SET AT DENVER CO YESTERDAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 71 DEGREES SET IN 1997.

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Thornton’s July weather preview: Increasing temps, PM storms the norm

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019 1:29pm MDT

Change is of course the one constant in Denver’s weather but come July, things actually get pretty consistent. The standard formula for a day in July is a sunny morning, clouds developing in the late morning and early afternoon. Come mid-afternoon, thunderstorms are rolling off of the foothills and into the metro area and the […]

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June 2019 weather recap: A cool and some somewhat dry June

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 5:26am MDT

Unsettled would be a good word to sum up Thornton’s weather for June 2019. We experienced a series of troughs and fronts that kept things unsettled and suppressed temperatures. That however did not translate into a great deal of precipitation. Cooler than normal temperatures were seen across much of the month. Even the later part […]

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June 2019 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Sunday, June 30th, 2019 11:38am MDT

The month of June typically sees springtime severe weather reach its height of activity in northeastern Colorado. This affords the opportunity to capture extraordinary images of amazing weather phenomena from monstrous supercell thunderstorms to heavy rain, hail and even tornadoes. Slideshow updated June 30, 2019 Showcasing images captured by ThorntonWeather.com readers as well as some […]

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Astronomical summer set to arrive, bring the longest day of the year

Friday, June 21st, 2019 8:29am MDT

Astronomical summer will arrive in Thornton this morning and with the solstice we will enjoy our longest day of the year. Summer officially begins at 9:54am MDT this morning.  The Summer Solstice occurs when the North Pole is tilted at it closest to the sun – 23.4 degrees.  This results in the longest day of […]

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