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March 29 to April 4: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, March 29th, 2020 5:34am MDT

This week in Denver weather history is notable for the variety of conditions that can be experienced this time of year.  From hurricane force winds and heavy snow to more typical spring severe weather like tornadoes, all can be experienced this time of year. From the National Weather Service: 27-29 In 1948…high winds raked Boulder. […]

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March 22 to March 28: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, March 22nd, 2020 5:15am MDT

This week in Denver weather history are a number of interesting events.  As March comes to a close we are not yet done with winter so snow is certainly still possible but we also start seeing more Spring-like weather.  Reminders of this include the coldest temperature ever recorded in March – 11 degrees below zero […]

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March 15 to March 21: This week in Denver weather history

Tuesday, March 17th, 2020 6:20am MDT

This week is Denver and Thornton weather history is notable for many reasons.  2003 stands out as an extremely eventful year this week in weather history.  From March 17th to the 19th of that year, Denver was hit by one of its largest snowstorms in history.  Also, we see our first mention of a tornado […]

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March 8 to March 14: This week in Denver weather history

Tuesday, March 10th, 2020 4:50am MDT

Our look back at Denver weather history for the week reminds us that although the calendar says it is March, it is still very much winter.  Numerous mentions of snow, blizzards and related winter conditions are quite prevelant and we are reminded that March after all is our snowiest month. From the National Weather Service: 6-8 […]

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March 1 to March 7: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, March 1st, 2020 4:30pm MDT

Looking at this week in Denver weather history, it is easy to see why March is known as Denver’s snowiest month. There are numerous instances of major winter storms dumping snow on the city that was measured not in inches – but feet! From the National Weather Service: 28-1 In 1875…6 inches of snow fell […]

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February 23 to March 1: This Week in Denver Weather History

Sunday, February 23rd, 2020 6:20pm MDT

Hurricane force winds, heavy snowfall, sub-zero temperatures and even a dust storm highlight some of the events from this week in Denver weather history. From the National Weather Service: 22-23 In 1985…a snowstorm struck the eastern foothills with 8 to 15 inches of new snow. Three to 7 inches of new snow fell across metro […]

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February 16 to February 22: This Week in Denver Weather History

Sunday, February 16th, 2020 5:37am MDT

Wind is arguably one of the most frustrating weather conditions and living on the plains of Colorado it is a relatively common occurrence. During February downslope flow brings Chinooks that can create mild temperatures but also can be incredibly powerful. Our look back at this week showcases a number of high wind events that caused […]

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February 9 to February 15: This Week in Denver Weather History

Sunday, February 9th, 2020 5:41am MDT

Our look back at this week in Denver weather history contains many of the types of events we would expect to find. Periods of extended arctic chill, heavy snowstorms and damaging wind events. From the National Weather Service: 31-12 In 1899…a protracted cold spell lasted almost two weeks. Low temperatures plunged below zero on all […]

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February 2 to February 8: This Week in Denver Weather History

Wednesday, February 5th, 2020 3:25am MDT

February is typically a relatively calm month with warming temperatures and not a lot of snow. As our look back at this week in Denver weather history clearly shows, that does not mean extremes of damaging wind, bitter cold and heavy snowfall can’t occur. From the National Weather Service: 30-7 In 1985…a cold front on […]

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January 26 to February 1: This Week in Denver Weather History

Thursday, January 30th, 2020 3:06am MDT

As January comes to a close and February begins extreme weather continues to be possible. As we see in our look at this week in Denver weather history, damaging wind, bitter cold and snow have oftentimes wreaked havoc on the Front Range. From the National Weather Service: 22-26 In 1948…the longest period of snowfall on […]

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