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February 27 to March 5: This Week in Denver Weather History

Sunday, February 27th, 2022 4:45am MDT

As we wrap up February and head into March, our look back at this week in Denver weather history reminds us that winter weather conditions can and do still happen.  We see numerous reports of bitter Arctic cold, damaging winds, and heavy snowfall. 22-29 In 1960…heavy snowfall of 6.1 inches at Stapleton Airport on the […]

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February 20 to February 26: This Week in Denver Weather History

Sunday, February 20th, 2022 5:05am MDT

This past week we have enjoyed spring-like weather and it is easy to forget we are still very much in winter.  Looking back at this week in Denver weather history we see that bitter cold and heavy snow are the alternatives that we can and have seen in our past. From the National Weather Service: […]

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February 13 to February 19: This Week in Denver Weather History

Monday, February 14th, 2022 5:24pm MDT

High winds and wintry weather highlight our look back at this week in Denver weather history.  Among the notable events is Denver’s longest continuous period of snow cover – 61 days – that occurred just four years ago. From the National Weather Service: 10-13 In 1905…an extremely cold arctic air mass moved over the city […]

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

Tuesday, February 8th, 2022 6:09am MDT

Cold, snow and wind mark this week in our look back at Denver weather history.  Numerous notable events including a period of 69 hours when the temperatures remained below zero – the fourth longest on record. 30-7 In 1985…a cold front on the 29th produced a protracted cold spell as arctic air remained entrenched across […]

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January 30 to February 5: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, January 30th, 2022 6:08am MDT

The end of January and the first week of February have historically been an active period in Denver weather.  We see many high wind events which are common this time of year as well as the usual snowstorms.  Given the extreme cold we are set to experience this week, one event 22 years ago serves […]

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

Sunday, January 23rd, 2022 4:11pm MDT

When Denver’s weather turns severe it can turn deadly and damaging.  As we look back at this week in Denver weather history we see a time when extreme cold claimed a life and many occasions where wind wreaked havoc and caused damage. 15-23 In 1962…a protracted cold spell kept metro Denver in the deep freeze […]

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

Wednesday, January 19th, 2022 4:54am MDT

Our look back at this week in Denver weather history carries with it one overriding condition – wind.  In January it is not uncommon for us to experience Chinook winds which are a blessing and a curse.  These winds bring warm temperatures which are welcome in our coldest month of the year.  However they also […]

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

Sunday, January 9th, 2022 4:53am MDT

Winds along the Front Range this time of year can be a blessing and a curse all at once.  Chinook’s can warm temperatures well above what they normally would but they can also cause a great deal of damage when they are at their hardest.  We see these contrasts in our look back at this […]

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

Thursday, January 6th, 2022 5:07am MDT

Certainly cold and snow are to be expected in Denver in January and our look back at this week in Denver weather history has plenty notable events with those conditions.  However, as we pointed out in our January weather preview, oftentimes it is the wind that is the real story.  Powerful Chinook winds appear during the […]

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December 26 to January 1: This week in Denver weather history

Wednesday, December 29th, 2021 6:01pm MDT

Winter wind in Colorado can be quite nasty oftentimes reaching damaging levels and we see numerous occurrences of that in our look back at this week in Denver weather history.  Also notable are storm system just a few years ago in 2006 and 2007 that dumped a good amount of snow on the Denver area. […]

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