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December 2017 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017 7:54am MST

The month of December can offer everything from bone dry conditions to bone chilling cold and monstrous snowstorms.  The weather and wildlife all afford an abundance of photo opportunities as our December photo slideshow shows. Leaves have fallen from trees now and the landscape can sometimes look quite stark.  However it only takes a quick shot […]

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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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December 3 to December 9: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, December 3rd, 2017 6:19pm MST

Wind and big time snowstorms can visit the Mile High City this time of year and we see many such events in our look back at this week in Denver weather history. Probably most notable, the Blizzard of 1913, the Mile High City’s biggest snowstorm in history. Stay up to date with Thornton’s weather: ‘Like’ […]

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Thornton’s December preview: Will there be an end to the mild, dry conditions?

Friday, December 1st, 2017 3:16pm MST

November proved to be an extraordinarily warm and dry month. Does December have hope for relief? The month of December brings with it the official start of winter and oftentimes, colder and snowier weather conditions. It however can also offer unseasonably warm temperatures and bone dry conditions.  Given our recent mild and dry weather, we […]

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November 26 to December 2: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, November 26th, 2017 8:21am MST

Cold, snow and wind are the dominant conditions we see in our look back at this week in Denver weather history. All three are common this time of year and extremes with those conditions seem to be unusually common as well. Among the highlights are numerous high wind events that not only caused damage but […]

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December 2016 weather recap: A colder, wetter month finally arrives

Thursday, January 5th, 2017 12:56pm MST

For the three previous months we had seen warmer and drier than normal conditions.  December finally brought an end to that streak with temperatures well below normal and precipitation almost doubt the average for the month. The month was largely an unsettled one as a series of storm systems moved across the region.  Two significant […]

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December 2016 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Saturday, December 31st, 2016 6:37pm MST

The month of December can offer everything from bone dry conditions to bone chilling cold and monstrous snowstorms.  The weather and wildlife all afford an abundance of photo opportunities as our December photo slideshow shows. Leaves have fallen from trees now and the landscape can sometimes look quite stark.  However it only takes a quick shot […]

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

Sunday, December 25th, 2016 4:27am MST

Christmas Day is normally a relatively quiet day in terms of the weather as we recently discussed 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 five years ago a blizzard struck the region that snarled […]

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

Sunday, December 18th, 2016 8:34pm 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 and of […]

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

Sunday, December 11th, 2016 6:00pm 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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