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August 12 to August 18: This week in Denver weather history

Monday, August 13th, 2018 4:28am MDT

Denver’s weather calms considerably in August as compared to many other months but the history books show plenty of notable events in our past. Lightning, flooding rain and even a tornado highlight this week in Denver weather history. 8-13 In 1875…clouds of grasshoppers were seen flying through the air on the prevailing winds during each […]

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August 5 to August 11: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, August 5th, 2018 6:34pm MDT

As we enter August the weather typical is a bit calmer as the atmosphere settles down. However our look back at this week in Denver weather history shows that Mother Nature can still visit plenty of excitement on us. From the National Weather Service: 5 In 1881…the low temperature cooled to only 76 degrees…the record […]

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July 29 to August 4: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, July 29th, 2018 5:21pm MDT

The effects of our annual monsoon season are portrayed in detail in our look back at this week in Denver weather history. Numerous cases of flooding resulting from heavy rainfall are seen as are other severe weather events including hail and even tornadoes. From the National Weather Service: 13-5 In 2008…a streak of 24 consecutive […]

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July 22 to July 28: This week in Denver weather history

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 8:14am MDT

As we near the end of July the weather in Denver tends to be a bit more stable. That doesn’t mean the severe weather threat disappears as can be seen at our look back at this week in Denver weather history. Particularly notable are lightning injuries and deaths, flash flood events and even tornadoes. From […]

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July 15 to July 21: This week in Denver weather history

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 4:03pm MDT

Denver’s weather is rarely boring and our look back at this week in Denver weather history shows that. There have certainly been many notable thunderstorms with hail and damaging wind. However the most interesting item is the first – and only – recorded instance of snow during the month of July in the Mile High […]

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July 8 to July 14: This week in Denver weather history

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 3:40am MDT

In looking back at this week in Denver weather history, one cannot be struck by the hail storms listed, if not for sheer number then by the damage they caused. The biggest of these storms occurred in 1990 and stands in the books as the most damaging hailstorm in United States history. From the National […]

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June 24 to June 30: This week in Denver weather history

Monday, June 25th, 2018 4:00am MDT

This year the weather in June has been most notable for its heat. That however is far less common than severe weather conditions with lightning, tornadoes and hail. All of these we see in our look back at this week in Denver weather history. From the National Weather Service: 22-26 In 2012…the maximum temperature exceeded […]

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June 17 to June 23: This week in Denver weather history

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018 2:11pm MDT

Heavy rain, flooding, lightning, tornadoes and hail are not at all uncommon this time of year and we see plenty of those types of events in our look back at this week in Denver weather history. Probably one of the most notable events occurred 10 years ago when a thunderstorms with large hail ripped through […]

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June 10 to June 16: This week in Denver weather history

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 1:57pm MDT

We are entering the primetime of Colorado’s severe weather season. Our look back at Denver weather history for this week shows numerous damaging, dangerous and deadly weather events. From the National Weather Service: 9-10 In 1864…high water from melting snow combined with heavy rains over the upper reaches of the South Platte River forced the […]

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May 27 to June 2: This Week in Denver Weather History

Thursday, May 31st, 2018 2:56pm MDT

A very eventful week in Denver weather history with everything from thunderstorms and tornadoes to yes, even snow. From the National Weather Service: 20-27 In 2002…lightning sparked a wildfire near Deckers. Extremely dry conditions and very strong winds the following day allowed the fire…known as the Schoonover…to consume 3850 acres before it could be contained. […]

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