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August 30 to September 5: This week in Denver weather history

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020 5:09am MDT

As always, when looking at weather history we are reminded of the varied and sometimes dangerous weather conditions we have here in Colorado.  Our look this week we see high temperatures soaring to 97 degrees but also we see the earliest snowfall on record. From the National Weather Service: 19-30 In 1875…grasshoppers appeared in great […]

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August 2020 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Thursday, August 27th, 2020 3:30am MDT

As the calendar turns to August, the summertime heat begins to fade and that makes it easier to get out and enjoy all of the outdoor activities Colorado has to offer.  From a walk in a park to afternoon thunderstorms to an abundance of wildlife, photo opportunities abound as is seen in our slideshow. Our monsoon […]

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August 23 to August 29: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, August 23rd, 2020 5:04am MDT

Quite the interesting week in Denver weather history.  Swarms of grasshoppers are the most unusual item we see but there is plenty of standard severe weather including tornadoes, landspouts, hail, lightning and much more. From the National Weather Service: 19-30 In 1875…grasshoppers appeared in great numbers at 10:00 am on the 19th.  Thousands landed on […]

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August 16 to August 22: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, August 16th, 2020 4:58am MDT

August is usually considered one of the calmer weather months in Denver but as our look back in weather history for this week shows, that isn’t always the case.  Thunderstorms and all their associated dangers – lightning, flooding, tornadoes and more – all present a very real danger even this time of year. From the […]

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August 9 to August 15: This week in Denver weather history

Wednesday, August 12th, 2020 2:33pm MDT

Denver and Colorado as a whole are known for their unusual weather.  This week in particular is notable for one extraordinary event in weather history – clouds of grasshoppers! 8-10 In 1979…heavy thunderstorm rains on each of three consecutive days dumped a total of 2.22 inches of rain at Stapleton International Airport.  The heaviest rain… […]

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August 2 to August 8: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, August 2nd, 2020 4:52am MDT

On first glance our look at this week in Denver weather history appears to be less eventful than many we have looked at previously. However, the severity of the events that appear on the historical weather calendar this week are enough to make you stand up and pay attention. While August is typically a pretty […]

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July 26 to August 1: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, July 26th, 2020 4:52am MDT

Weather can be deadly – we are all well (hopefully) aware of that.  Looking at this week in Denver weather history we are reminded of that and the tragedy that weather can bring to our state.  We see numerous cases of lightning causing death and injury but no one incident highlights the dangers of weather […]

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August 2019 weather recap: Thornton experiences very warm, very dry month

Wednesday, September 4th, 2019 9:31am MDT

The month of August usually brings respectable amounts of precipitation and by the latter part of the month, cooler temperatures. Mother Nature however had other plans last month keeping the heat on and the moisture at bay. A dry, westerly flow was dominant for much of the month. While there were a few cool fronts […]

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August 25 to August 31: This Week in Denver Weather History

Sunday, August 25th, 2019 5:10am MDT

Overall our look back at this week in Denver weather history is shorter than most but it is not short on interesting weather events. 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 […]

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August 18 to August 24: This Week in Denver Weather History

Sunday, August 18th, 2019 4:32pm MDT

Our look back at this week in Denver weather history highlights the extreme weather that can be visited upon us this time of year. Many of the events showcase severe weather more associated with spring than the latter half of summer. From the National Weather Service: 16-19 In 1979…heavy thunderstorm rains on each of 4 […]

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