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April 11 to April 17: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, April 11th, 2021 5:30am MDT

We are far from finished with winter weather as is clearly shown in our look back at this week in Denver weather history.  There are many occurrences of snowstorms wreaking havoc in the Mile High City.  One such notable event was just five years ago when 1 to 2.5 feet of snow was dumped on […]

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April 4 to April 10: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, April 4th, 2021 5:57am MDT

As we discussed in our April preview, the month is Denver’s third snowiest month behind March and November.  Our look back in Denver weather history for this week clearly shows that the month can bring not only snow, but lots of it.  If we look just at the last decade or so, we see significant snowstorms […]

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March 28 to April 3: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, March 28th, 2021 4:48am MDT

Looking at historical weather records can oftentimes provide insight into what weather we can expect over a given period of time.  As we saw this past week, while the calendar says spring, Old Man Winter can return very quickly.  Our look at this week in Denver weather history we see much of the same – […]

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March 21 to March 27: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, March 21st, 2021 5:07am MDT

This may be the first full week of spring officially but as any longtime Colorado resident will tell you, spring-like weather is not a given this time of year.  As we look back at this week in Denver weather history, it is very clear that oftentimes Old Man Winter insists on hanging around for a […]

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March 14 to March 20: This week in Denver weather history

Monday, March 15th, 2021 6:35am MDT

Think winter is over?  Don’t count on it.  A quick look back at this week in Denver weather history illustrates why.  Many occurrences of winter-like weather can intrude as we see and we don’t even have to look very far back.  It was this week that the March Blizzard of 2003 struck – one of […]

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March 7 to March 13: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, March 7th, 2021 4:58am MDT

As we talked about in our March weather preview, Denver can see the entire gamut of weather conditions this time of year and our look back at this week in history shows that.  There are of course plenty of the famous March snowstorms including big ones in 1992 and 1998.  We also see the usual high […]

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February 28 to March 6: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, February 28th, 2021 5:00am MDT

Wild weather is a fact of life in Denver and in Colorado in general.  We see that consistently in the history books and this week demonstrates that.  As usual we see high wind events and extreme cold.  Also notable is that as we enter the month of March, we start to see occurrences of those […]

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February 21 to February 27: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, February 21st, 2021 5:05am MDT

Snow and wind dominate our look back at this week in Denver weather history.  In 2009, high winds on the Boulder Turnpike blew a trailer into oncoming traffic damaging two cars and injuring one driver.  46 years ago, a protracted cold spell resulted in seven consecutive days with low temperatures dropping to zero or below.  […]

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February 14 to February 20: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, February 14th, 2021 12:01am MDT

Many notable weather events have occurred in Denver this week in the past, some recently.  It was just last year that a windstorm knocked down trees and powerlines in Boulder.  Nine years ago, we saw an end to 61 days straight with snow cover – the second longest streak in Denver history. From the National Weather […]

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February 7 to February 13: This week in Denver weather history

Wednesday, February 10th, 2021 5:13am MDT

You can tell how eventful a week in Denver weather history is by the length of these articles and this one is a long one for sure.  In history we have seen Arctic cold, spring-like warmth, major snowstorms and blizzards and hurricane force winds.  There is even a rare thunderstorm that dropped a bit of […]

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