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November 27 to December 3: This Week in Denver Weather History

Sunday, November 27th, 2022 4:43pm MST

Cold, snow and wind are the dominant conditions we see in our look back at this week in Denver weather history. All three are common this time of year and extremes with those conditions seem to be unusually common as well. Among the highlights are numerous high wind events that not only caused damage but […]

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November 20 to November 26: This Week in Denver Weather History

Sunday, November 20th, 2022 4:55am MST

With the Thanksgiving holiday approaching, travelers cast a wary eye on Denver’s weather and in our look back at this week in Denver weather history we see they have had cause for concern in the past. Snowstorms and wind have caused their share of problems. Also notable, it was 140 years ago that Denver’s first […]

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November 13 to November 19: This week in Denver weather history

Wednesday, November 16th, 2022 3:27pm MST

Wind and snow are two hallmarks of Denver’s November weather and we see an abundance of those events in our look back at this week in Denver weather history. Damaging wind makes numerous appearances as does wintry weather. From the National Weather Service: 10-13 In 2014…an Arctic cold front associated with a strong storm system […]

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November 6 to November 12: This Week in Denver Weather History

Thursday, November 10th, 2022 3:23am MST

Our look back at this week in Denver weather history is dominated with two types of events: snow and wind. November is our second snowiest month and we see many significant snowfall events in the past. Wind is a fact of life on the plains and in Denver and damaging events have occurred with relatively […]

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October 30 to November 5: This Week in Denver Weather History

Tuesday, November 1st, 2022 5:27am MST

The further we go into the cold season, the more we see significant winter-like events in our look back at Denver weather history. Many significant snowstorms have occurred this week in the past including one in 1946 that dumped more than 30 inches of snow on Denver. From the National Weather Service: 28-30 In 1971…a […]

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October 23 to October 29: This Week in Denver Weather History

Wednesday, October 26th, 2022 5:41am MST

It’s not quite Halloween but leading up to the holiday we see plenty of  ‘scary’ weather in our look back at this week in Denver weather history. High winds are relatively commonplace and so too are major snowstorms. One recent event in 1997 dumped 14 to 31 inches of the white stuff on the metro […]

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

Sunday, October 16th, 2022 5:59am MST

Snow and wind are two common conditions we see this time of year and our look back at this week in Denver weather history certainly has those type of events. Also notable is a surprising October hail storm 13 years ago that went into the books as one of the costliest in history. From the […]

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

Thursday, October 13th, 2022 5:37am MST

Denver has yet to get a taste of wintry weather this year as we continue what has been a very dry period the last few months. In the past that hasn’t always been the case and our look back at this week in Denver weather history shows that heavy, winter-like snowstorms can and do strike […]

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

Tuesday, October 4th, 2022 1:09pm MST

October is usually a relatively calm weather month in Denver but can see some interesting events. In our look back at this week in Denver weather history we see tornadoes, damaging wind and of course snow. From the National Weather Service: 2 In 1903…southwest winds were sustained to 42 mph with gusts as high as […]

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September 25 to October 1: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, September 25th, 2022 5:02am MST

Colorado’s famously inconsistent weather can be seen in our look back at this week in Denver weather history. Not only do we see damaging thunderstorms and winds but even major snowstorms that deposited more than a foot of the white stuff on the city. From the National Weather Service: 25 In 1873…a fire was sighted […]

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