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December 13 to December 19: This week in Denver weather history

Wednesday, December 16th, 2020 8:04am MDT

December can of course be cold and that is why Chinook winds are sometimes welcomed as they bring warm air to the Front Range.  However, those winds can also cause a great deal of damage if they blow too hard and we see that in our look back at this week in Denver weather history.  […]

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

Wednesday, December 9th, 2020 5:02am MDT

Denver and Colorado are certainly known for their varied weather conditions and as always, looking back at the weather history books highlights that.  On these dates we have seen Arctic cold and balmy temperatures in the 70’s.  We have seen hurricane force winds and even a rare December thunderstorm.  And as one would expect, there […]

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Thornton’s December weather preview: Winter arrives in earnest

Thursday, December 3rd, 2020 5:40am MDT

Recent months have, overall, been warmer and drier than normal.  Last month continued that trend.  What will December hold for us? 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 […]

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November 29 to December 5: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, November 29th, 2020 5:01am MDT

As always, our look back at Denver’s weather history books is very eventful.  As we start to get closer to winter, we begin to see many more multi-day snow events that are notable and this week’s look is no different.  We see many major snow events and also of note are the damaging high wind […]

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December 2019 weather recap: Warmer than normal temps, little snowfall

Sunday, January 5th, 2020 7:42am MDT

We closed out 2019 with a change from the cool, wet conditions of the previous two months. December saw the opposite conditions as average temperatures were above normal and snow a rarity. Storm systems did move through Colorado and the Rocky Mountain region and while the high country saw plenty of snow, these storms evaded […]

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December 2019 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Tuesday, December 31st, 2019 3:15pm MDT

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 29 to January 4: This Week in Denver Weather History

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

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 MDT

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 MDT

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 MDT

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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