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February 11 to February 17: This Week in Denver Weather History

Thursday, February 15th, 2018 6:07pm MST

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 4 to February 10: This week in Denver weather history

Monday, February 5th, 2018 5:45pm MST

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 28 to February 3: This week in Denver weather history

Monday, January 29th, 2018 3:05am MST

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 21 to January 27: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, January 21st, 2018 1:09pm MST

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: 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 […]

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January 14 to January 20: This week in Denver weather history

Thursday, January 18th, 2018 3:20am MST

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: 11-14 In 1997…cold arctic air plunged temperatures below zero across metro […]

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January 7 to January 13: This Week in Denver Weather History

Monday, January 8th, 2018 4:14am MST

January in Colorado is known for two main weather conditions – cold and wind. Our look back at this week in Denver weather history shows why this reputation is well earned. From the National Weather Service: 31-7 In 1941…a protracted cold spell through January 7…1942… Produced below zero low temperatures on 7 of the 8 […]

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December 31 to January 6: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, December 31st, 2017 2:21pm MST

One of our coldest and driest months, January is not normally known for its weather extremes. However just like any in Colorado, significant events can occur as we see in our look back at this week in Denver weather history. From the National Weather Service: 25-31 In 1980…temperatures were unusually warm during the week between […]

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

Sunday, December 24th, 2017 5:37am MST

Christmas Day is normally a relatively quiet day in terms of the weather but the week between it and New Year’s can be quite eventful. Among the highlights are a prolonged period of sub-zero temperatures that lasted nearly five days. Just 11 years ago a blizzard struck the region that snarled holiday travel on the […]

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

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 6:00am MST

Looking back at Denver weather history, it is readily apparent that the week leading up to Christmas has historically been a very eventful one. There are certainly many of the snow and wind events we would expect to see. Most notable however are the major winter storms like the pre-Christmas storm of 2006. For more […]

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

Monday, December 11th, 2017 6:24am MST

This time of year snow is a common occurrence but in our look back at this week in Denver weather history we are struck by the lack of significant snow events in the history books for the period. What we do see instead are a number of high wind events, many of which caused widespread […]

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