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Denver ties record low temperature for August 20

Monday, August 20th, 2018 8:05am MST

If you were thinking you were feeling fall in the air the last day or two you had good reason.  Temperatures this morning almost felt chilly and Denver tied the record low temperature for the date. At 6:25am this morning, the mercury at Denver International Airport where the Mile High City’s official records are taken […]

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Denver sets record low temperature for February 21

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 5:09am MST

In the wake of our most recent storm system, we have seen some exceedingly cold temperatures and the proof is the mercury readings this morning that set a record. Denver’s official low temperature, as measured at Denver International Airport, dropped to 7 degrees below 0 this morning. This easily beats the record low temperature for […]

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Denver sets record low maximum temperature for February 20

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018 5:18pm MST

In the wake of yesterday’s snow the Mile High City experienced lingering cold today.  The so-called “high” temperature in fact was a record-setter. The high temperature for Denver today, as measured at Denver International Airport, came in at 13 degrees.  That is the coldest high temperature ever recorded on February 20, breaking the old record […]

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Denver sets record low temperature for December 17

Saturday, December 17th, 2016 8:14pm MST

We knew it was going to be cold today in the wake of our overnight snow and sure enough, the numbers bear that out. Denver recorded a low temperature of 15 degrees below zero at 7:14pm.  This easily bests the record low for December 17 of 13 degrees below zero set in 1909. Here in […]

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Denver smashes two low temperature records for December 30

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 11:17pm MST

Our recent blast of Arctic air sent the mercury tumbling and in the process broke two daily records for December 30th. The official “high” temperature in Denver, as measured at DIA, reached only 1 degree at 1:23pm.  This easily bested the record low high for the date of 8 degrees set in 1915.  Thornton was […]

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Denver sets record low temperature for November 13

Thursday, November 13th, 2014 4:27pm MST

Yet another cold weather record fell this morning as the mercury dropped. As measured at Denver International Airport, the low temperature this morning plunged to -14 degrees.  This easily bested the record low temperature for November 13 of -3 degrees set in 1916. Here in Thornton the mercury didn’t fall quite as far.  Our morning […]

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Denver sets two record low temperatures for November 12

Thursday, November 13th, 2014 5:15am MST

Our bone-chilling blast of cold air continued its record-setting ways on Wednesday as two cold temperature records fell. The official high temperature for the day only reached 6 degrees in Denver as measured at Denver International Airport.  This easily bested the previous record low maximum for the date of 9 degrees set in 1916.  Here in […]

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Denver sets record low maximum temperature, more records may fall in coming days

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 6:03pm MST

New record low maximum temperature set in Denver today. The high temperature in the Mile High City topped out at 16 degrees at 12:46pm today.  This crushed the old record for the date of 19 degrees set 98 years ago in 1916.  Here in Thornton we were only slightly warmer today with a high of […]

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Denver ties temperature record for February 8th

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011 6:20am MST

We of course knew it was cold yesterday but now we know exactly how cold.  At Denver International Airport the high temperature yesterday only climbed to 8 degrees.  This ties the record low maximum for the date last set in 1933. Highlighting that is the fact that the “high” temperature occurred soon after midnight at […]

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So how cold did it get in Thornton? Cold enough to freeze boiling water instantly

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011 4:27pm MST

To say it has been cold would be a major understatement.  Yesterday Denver’s “high” temperature only reached -2 degrees and this morning DIA dropped to -17 degrees, one degree shy of the record low temperature for the date.  We decided to have a little fun with the cold weather in our Thornton backyard yesterday.  One […]

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