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

Sunday, January 19th, 2020 3:06pm MST

Extreme cold, damaging wind and Denver’s biggest January snowstorm mark this week in Denver weather history. From the National Weather Service: 14-21 In 1930…a protracted cold spell occurred when low temperatures plunged below zero on 8 consecutive days. The coldest low temperatures of 20 degrees below zero on the 17th and 19 degrees below zero […]

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

Thursday, January 16th, 2020 5:49am MST

High winds are in many ways the most common extreme weather event in January as they frequently rake the foothills this time of year. Our look back at this week in weather history shows many such damaging events. There are also of course snowstorms and examples of extreme cold. From the National Weather Service: 10-12 […]

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January 5 to January 11: This Week in Denver Weather History

Wednesday, January 8th, 2020 5:13am MST

January in Denver is probably best known for the cold and our look back at this week certainly has a number of events that include nasty temperatures. We also many high wind events as well as some significant snowstorms. From the National Weather Service: 31-6 In 1973…the 31st marked the start of a protracted cold […]

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

Sunday, December 29th, 2019 4:42am MST

The end of the year and beginning of the next can be an eventful period in terms of weather in the Denver metro area. Looking back at this week in Denver weather history there are certainly periods of cold and snow but perhaps most notable are the number of damaging wind events. From the National […]

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

Wednesday, December 25th, 2019 4:58am MST

The period around the Christmas holiday has historically been a pretty eventful one for the Denver metro area. Our look back at this week in Denver weather history showcases a wide variety of extreme conditions. From powerful, damaging winds to extreme cold to monstrous blizzards, we can and have seen it all. For more on […]

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December 15 to December 21: This Week in Denver Weather History

Wednesday, December 18th, 2019 4:07pm MST

Powerful, damaging wind, deadly cold and monster snowstorms are the highlights of this week in Denver weather history. From the National Weather Service: 12-15 In 1921…downslope Chinook winds produced warm temperatures in the city…which resulted in 4 temperature records. High temperatures of 72 degrees on the 13th and 68 degrees on the 15th were record […]

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December 8 to December 14: This Week in Denver Weather History

Thursday, December 12th, 2019 4:01am MST

A little bit of everything in the history books for this week in Denver weather history. We see a prolonged period of nearly spring-like temperatures and on the opposite end, multiple occasions of bitter cold. There have been, of course, some significant snowfalls as well. From the National Weather Service: 2-17 In 1939…more than 2 […]

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December 1 to December 7: This Week in Denver Weather History

Thursday, December 5th, 2019 2:53am MST

Extreme weather in December is hardly unusual as long-time residents can attest to. The most common major events involve wind, cold or snow and sometimes all three at once was we can see in our look back at this week in Denver weather history. From the National Weather Service: 30-1 In 1929…heavy snow blanketed the […]

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November 24 to November 30: This Week in Denver Weather History

Sunday, November 24th, 2019 8:09am MST

Some weeks on the Denver weather history calendar just seem to be busier than others and such is the case with this one. Numerous significant snow and wind events dominate the period around Thanksgiving as well as some examples of extreme cold. From the National Weather Service: 21-25 In 1952…snowfall of 6.2 inches was measured […]

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November 17 to November 23: This Week in Denver Weather History

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 4:56pm MST

Powerful, damaging winds, heavy snow and the first official weather observation in the Mile High City highlight this week in Denver weather history. From the National Weather Service: 14-18 In 1964…the first measurable snowfall of the season totaled 6.0 inches at Stapleton International Airport where northeast winds gusted to 32 mph on the 14th. Most […]

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