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Thornton’s 2019 / 2020 snow season comes in as second snowiest of past 13 years

Monday, May 18th, 2020 7:31am MDT

As it appears we are done with the white stuff for the season, we can now report a finally tally for snow. Thornton’s season recorded 84.3 inches, the second most since Thornton Weather came online in 2006. Only the 2015 / 2016 season had more (85.7 inches). The total is most notable because we never […]

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2018 – 2019 seasonal snowfall numbers continue to improve

Thursday, April 11th, 2019 10:18am MDT

Thornton hasn’t had any truly big time snows this year but we have managed a number of respectable ones and that shows in our seasonal snow totals. As of today, Thornton has received 49.1 inches of snow for the season. That is just slightly below our running 13 year seasonal average of 53.1 inches. As […]

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Thornton’s 2015 – 2016 seasonal snowfall totals end far above average

Thursday, June 9th, 2016 11:05am MDT

To say we had a lot of snow this past season would be a bit of an understatement.  Our total came in at more than 2 feet higher than historical average for Thornton and Denver. In all, Thornton received 85.7 inches of snowfall for the 2015 / 2016 season.  That total eclipses the 10-year Thornton […]

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Thornton’s 2016 seasonal snowfall far above normal

Friday, April 1st, 2016 5:38am MDT

We may not have received any real snow the last two days but it is hard to complain when you consider just how much we have received this season. Thus far Thornton has recorded 76.0 inches snowfall, the second highest seasonal total since we came online 10 years ago. Those numbers are likely to get […]

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Snow to prevent traditional opening of Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 4:06pm MDT

Historically the highest continuous road in the United States, Trail Ridge Road, opens right before the Memorial Day weekend.  That won’t be the case this year as with snow falling as recently as just a couple of days ago, the snow is just too deep. The Denver Weather Examiner has a story about the mountains […]

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Denver’s snow season – or rather the lack thereof – reaches near record-setting levels

Sunday, May 8th, 2011 4:40pm MDT

Conditions have been tinder dry across the Colorado Front Range in recent months and certainly one of the biggest factors has been the lack of snowfall.  Denver is in fact seeing its second least snowiest snow season on record likely setting the stage for a dangerous fire season ahead. Through April 30, a mere 21.8 […]

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Denver suffering through worst snow season in more than 125 years

Friday, April 1st, 2011 4:57pm MDT

March 31 was the last day of what is historically Denver’s snowiest month but like every other month this season, it fell dismally short in terms of the amount of snowfall.  In fact, as it stands now, the Mile High City and Thornton area experiencing their third worst season of snow since record keeping began. […]

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