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Denver ties one cold weather temperature record for September 9, breaks another

Wednesday, September 9th, 2020 11:59pm MDT

As our first taste of wintry weather for the season comes to an end, we close it out with two more weather records in the books. This morning, as measured at Denver International Airport, the temperature dropped to 31 degrees. This ties the Mile High City’s record low for September 9 set in 1962. The […]

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Denver ties two cold weather records for September 8, sees second earliest snow on record

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020 11:59pm MDT

From record heat to record cold. You must live in Colorado. 😉  Today, Denver tied two cold weather records and saw its second earliest snow on record. As measured at Denver International Airport, the low temperature in the Mile High City dropped to 31 degrees at 7:33pm. This ties the record low temperature for September […]

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Denver sets record high minimum and ties record high for September 6

Sunday, September 6th, 2020 11:59pm MDT

Our recent warm weather not only impacts daily high temperatures, it also impacts overnight lows as seen by the record set tonight. As measured at Denver International Airport, the Mile High City saw a low of 67 degrees. This set a record high minimum for the date, beating the old mark of 66 degrees set […]

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Multiple high temperature records broken on September 5

Saturday, September 5th, 2020 6:24pm MDT

While snow and cold are on the horizon, that will wait and until then, we continue to experience extraordinarily warm weather. Today, September 5, Denver actually broke three records. As measured at Denver International Airport, the high temperature topped out at 101 degrees. This easily bested the record high temperature for the date of 98 […]

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September snow in Denver is not entirely uncommon

Friday, September 4th, 2020 9:40am MDT

There is lots of talk (and hype!) about next week’s storm and the potential for our first snowfall of the season. While it is somewhat unusual to get snow so early in the season, it is far from unprecedented and not near as rare as you might think. Whipping out the weather history books, we […]

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Thornton’s September weather preview: Usually a calm, pleasant month

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020 3:01am MDT

Following an August that was unseasonably warm and dry, we find ourselves heading into September hoping for relief.  The month can bring plenty of rain and even our first snow of the season but more often than not, it is one of the most pleasant along the Colorado Front Range. As temperatures start to drop, […]

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Denver hits 100 degrees for the first time of the year, breaks record high for August 18

Tuesday, August 18th, 2020 5:21pm MDT

For the fourth time this month, the Mile High City set or tied a high temperature record and also recorded its first mercury reading of 100 degrees in almost a year. As measured at Denver International Airport, Denver’s official high temperature today hit 100 degrees. This easily breaks the record high for August 18 of […]

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Denver sets a new record high temperature for August 17

Monday, August 17th, 2020 6:33pm MDT

Continuing our seemingly unending string of hotter than normal temperatures, today’s readings hit record-setting territory. As measured at Denver International Airport, the Mile High City’s temperature topped out at 98 degrees today. That breaks the previous record high for August 17 of 97 degrees set in 2013. Thornton was just a touch cooler with a […]

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Denver sets record high temperature for August 9

Sunday, August 9th, 2020 6:26pm MDT

Our long, hot summer continues and today Denver set a record high temperature. As measured at Denver International Airport, the Mile High City’s mercury topped out at 99 degrees today. That breaks the old record high temperature for August 9 of 98 degrees set in 2012. Thornton lucked out and was actually a slight bit […]

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Denver ties record high temperature for July 18, Thornton hits 100 degrees

Saturday, July 18th, 2020 6:23pm MDT

Another toasty day today, and one that was record-setting. As measured at Denver International Airport, Denver’s official high temperature today topped out at 99 degrees. That ties the record high for July 18 set last year and in previous years. Here in Thornton, we were actually warmer by one degree hitting 100.1 degrees. This is […]

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