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

Sunday, October 15th, 2017 5:37am MDT

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 8 to October 14: This week in Denver weather history

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 12:34pm MDT

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 1 to October 7: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, October 1st, 2017 6:07pm MDT

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: 30-1 In 1959…heavy snowfall totaled 5.9 inches at Stapleton Airport. Winds were light. 1 […]

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September 24 to September 30: This week in Denver weather history

Thursday, September 28th, 2017 9:14am MDT

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: 23-24 In 2000…the first snowstorm of […]

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September 17 to September 23: This week in Denver weather history

Monday, September 18th, 2017 5:02am MDT

The calendar may still say it is summer for a few more days but our look back at this week in Denver weather history shows that Old Man Winter can still make an appearance. From the National Weather Service: 15-17 In 2000…unusually hot weather for so late in the season occurred when temperatures climbed into […]

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September 10 to September 16: This week in Denver weather history

Thursday, September 14th, 2017 5:13am MDT

Severe weather is less common as we enter the fall season but it is not entirely unheard of. As we see in our look back at this week in Denver weather history, we have seen everything ranging from torrential rains to tornadoes and even heavy snow. 5-13 In 2010…the Fourmile Canyon Wildfire…northwest of Boulder…broke out […]

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September 3 to September 9: This week in Denver weather history

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 3:23am MDT

The first full week of September sees us start one of the most pleasant times of year in Denver. While less common this time year, severe weather can and does occur. Our look back at this week in Denver weather history includes hail, damaging wind and even smoke from wildfires hundreds of miles away. From […]

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August 27 to September 2: This week in Denver weather history

Monday, August 28th, 2017 5:02am MDT

This time of year we usually see calm conditions as we begin the transition to fall.  However, that is not always the case as is seen in our look back at this week in history. Everything from thunderstorms with hail to tornadoes can and have been experienced. From the National Weather Service: 19-30 In 1875…grasshoppers […]

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August 20 to August 26: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, August 20th, 2017 5:02am MDT

Denver’s weather is not often boring. Lightning, hail, tornadoes and even swarms of grasshoppers have made appearances this week in Denver weather history. From the National Weather Service: 19-30 In 1875…grasshoppers appeared in great numbers at 10:00 am on the 19th. Thousands landed on the ground. The streets were literally covered with them. Swarms of […]

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

Monday, August 14th, 2017 5:00am MDT

Severe weather is a fact of life in Colorado during the summer months and while August is historically relatively calm, that isn’t always the case. In our look back at this week in Denver weather history we see the dangers of lightning, incidents of large hail and flooding rains and even a tornado. From the […]

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