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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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August 6 to August 12: This week in Denver weather history

Monday, August 7th, 2017 5:03am MDT

As we get further into the month of August severe weather is less common. It can however still strike as we see in our look at this week in Denver weather history. Everything from torrential rains to massive hail and even a tornado have been reported. From the National Weather Service: 6 In 1877…a severe […]

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

Monday, July 31st, 2017 5:11am MDT

How does 42 degrees sound right about now? That mark is one of the highlights of this week in Denver weather history. It was the low temperature recorded twice in our past and the coldest July temperature on record. Many more notable events have also occurred. From the National Weather Service: 13-5 In 2008…a streak […]

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

Sunday, July 23rd, 2017 5:14pm MDT

As we near the end of July the weather in Denver tends to be a bit more stable. That doesn’t mean the severe weather threat disappears as can be seen at our look back at this week in Denver weather history. Particularly notable are lightning injuries and deaths, flash flood events and even tornadoes. From […]

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July 17 to July 22: This week in Denver weather history

Monday, July 17th, 2017 5:10am MDT

Our weekly look back at Denver weather history always has interesting items but this week one stands out in particular. Denver has never officially recorded snow during the month of July. However, before official records began in 1882, the U.S. Army Signal Service weather observer reported snow on July 17, 1872! From the National Weather […]

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

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 6:58pm MDT

Our look back at this week in Denver weather history demonstrates why July is considered the Mile High City’s stormiest month. Many instances of flooding rains, damaging wind and hail and dangerous lightning are seen in our past. From the National Weather Service: 1-18 In 1874…a streak of 18 consecutive days of 90 degrees tied […]

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

Thursday, July 6th, 2017 6:50am MDT

In our July weather preview we discussed how the month is not only Denver’s hottest but also its stormiest. Our look back at this week in Denver weather history helps to illustrate that fact. We start seeing 100+ degree days as well as many of the types of fast moving thunderstorm events expected this time of year. […]

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June 25 to July 1: This week in Denver weather history

Thursday, June 29th, 2017 3:27am MDT

Our look back at this week in Denver weather history certainly has plenty of the usual suspects related to severe weather. Most notable however are the many occurrences of lightning strikes and the effects they can have from sparking fires to causing significant injury and death. From the National Weather Service: 22-26 In 2012…the maximum […]

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June 18 to June 24: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, June 18th, 2017 6:14am MDT

Heavy rain, flooding, lightning, tornadoes and hail are not at all uncommon this time of year and we see plenty of those types of events in our look back at this week in Denver weather history. Probably one of the most notable events occurred 10 years ago when a thunderstorms with large hail ripped through […]

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June 11 to June 17: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, June 11th, 2017 6:14am MDT

The first half of June is when Colorado’s severe weather season really kicks into high gear and our look back at this week in Denver weather history reflects that. Numerous flooding, hail, and tornadic events punctuate just how dangerous and damaging our weather can be this time of year. From the National Weather Service: 1-30 […]

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