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

Sunday, January 24th, 2021 4:49am MST

Denver and Colorado weather is rarely boring. This week in Denver weather history we see numerous occurrences of Chinook winds that warmed temperatures but also arrived with such force that they caused a great deal of damage. We also see unseasably warm weather, bitter Arctic cold, and snow fall that had to be measured in […]

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

Sunday, January 17th, 2021 4:59am MST

Chinook winds in January oftentimes bring welcome warmth to the Front Range.  They can however be more of a curse than a blessing as at times they can reach hurricane strength and do extensive damage.  Looking back at this week in Denver weather history, we see many such occurrences. From the National Weather Service: 14-21 […]

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

Wednesday, January 13th, 2021 4:54am MST

January weather is like the weather of any other month in Denver  in that you can see just about any type of condition possible.  However, three conditions are dominant during the month – wind, snow and cold.  All three make many appearances in our look back at this week in Denver weather history. From the […]

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

Sunday, January 3rd, 2021 5:13pm MST

January weather in Colorado can be as varied as during any month of the year.  Temperatures bordering on spring-like to bone chilling Arctic cold can be seen.  Snow of course plays a big part and while not always recognized as a big danger, high speed damaging winds are not unusual. 31-6 In 1973…the 31st marked […]

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December 27 to January 2: This week in Denver weather history

Wednesday, December 30th, 2020 5:10am MST

Snow and wind are the two dominant weather conditions seen on our look back at this week in Denver weather history.  Fourteen years ago, the second of two major winter storms buried Denver and closed highways.  Thirteen years ago, damaging winds that downed trees and caused power outages occurred. 25-31 In 1980…temperatures were unusually warm […]

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December 20 to December 26: This week in Denver weather history

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020 5:16am MST

The week leading up to Christmas is hectic enough but when you through in extreme weather, it can be overwhelming.  This week marks a number of notable weather events in Denver weather history but two stand out.  Most recently was the storm three years ago that became the seventh biggest snowstorm in Denver weather history.  […]

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

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

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 MST

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

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

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

Sunday, November 22nd, 2020 5:01am MST

This time period in November has been exceedingly eventful throughout Denver weather history.  Notable as usual are big wind events that have caused damage and injuries.  Snow of course is also quite present, including the Thanksgiving blizzard of 1983 which dumped an astounding 21.5 inches of snow on the Mile High City. From the National […]

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