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March 19 to March 25: This week in Denver weather history

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 4:42am MDT

March is of course one of Denver’s snowiest months, oftentimes bringing our biggest snowfalls of the season. We see this fact bear out in our look back with many events having delivered extraordinary snowfall totals. From the National Weather Service: 9-19 In 1906…an extended cold and blustery period occurred with light snow totaling 14.4 inches over […]

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March 12 to March 18: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, March 12th, 2017 6:18am MDT

Snow is one thing we have not seen a lot of in recent weeks but we still have time to gain ground. March is our snowiest month and our look back at this week in Denver weather history provides evidence of this. It was this week in 2003 that the Denver was struck by a massive snowstorm […]

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March 5 to March 11: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, March 5th, 2017 11:00am MDT

March is Denver’s snowiest month and it is not unusual for us to receive heavy, wet snows during this time. Our look back at this week in Denver weather history highlights many such events. From the National Weather Service: 3-5 In 1961…snowfall totaled 8.3 inches at Stapleton Airport over the 3-day period with most of the […]

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February 26 to March 4: This Week in Denver Weather History

Sunday, February 26th, 2017 6:18pm MDT

In the past week Denver has seen its fair share of wind and snow and looking back at this week in Denver weather history, we see both are common conditions. From the National Weather Service: 22-29 In 1960…heavy snowfall of 6.1 inches at Stapleton Airport on the 22nd and 23rd marked the beginning of a […]

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February 19 to February 25: This Week in Denver Weather History

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 4:26pm MDT

Damaging winds are not uncommon along the Colorado Front Range, particularly this time of year when strong Bora and Chinook winds can rage. We see a number of such events in our look back at this week in Denver weather history. Also making an appearance are a number of notable snow and cold events. From […]

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February 12 to February 18: This Week in Denver Weather History

Sunday, February 12th, 2017 10:10am MDT

Denver’s weather is often a story of extremes and even in what is historically a calm period like February, significant events can and do occur. From record-setting Arctic cold that sent temperatures to far below zero to powerful, damaging wind, this week in Denver weather history has been an eventful one. From the National Weather […]

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February 5 to February 11: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, February 5th, 2017 4:55am MDT

February is generally a relatively calm weather month however just like any other month in Denver, it can and does see its extremes. In looking back at the Denver weather history calendar for the week, there are many entries for damaging wind, some heavy snowfall and extreme cold. From the National Weather Service: 30-7 In […]

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January 29 to February 4: This Week in Denver Weather History

Sunday, January 29th, 2017 3:46am MDT

You just never know what you are going to get with the weather in Denver and we see that in our look back at the Denver weather history books. From cold and snow to damaging winds and spring-like temperatures, we can and do see it all. From the National Weather Service: 26-1 In 1888…a protracted […]

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January 22 to January 28: This Week in Denver Weather History

Sunday, January 22nd, 2017 6:10pm MDT

Protracted cold spells, damaging and injuring winds and heavy snowfall mark our look back at this week in Denver weather history. From the National Weather Service: 15-23 In 1962…a protracted cold spell kept metro Denver in the deep freeze for more than a week. From the 15th thru the 23rd…low temperatures were zero or below […]

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

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 6:33am MDT

January’s reputation of being dry and windy is evidenced in our look back at this week in Denver weather history. While there are some notable events involving snow, high winds have been the most frequent event worthy of mention. From the National Weather Service: 13-16 In 1888…a cold air mass settled over the city and […]

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