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Thornton’s March 2021 preview: Temps warm considerably but snow a very real possibility

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021 8:49am MST

The month of March in Denver is usually one that is welcomed heartily by residents. We begin to shake off the cold of winter with warmer temperatures and calmer conditions. That does not mean we are done with snow and cold by any means. March usually offers healthy snowfall giving us an opportunity to add […]

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Thornton’s February 2021 weather preview: Temps begin to warm, snow can be elusive

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021 7:36am MST

February in Colorado typically brings to an end an extended period when average temperatures are at their lowest. Winter begins to loosen its grip and temperatures get warmer but precipitation is not a particularly common event during the month. Thus far, our snow season has been a bit of a disappointment. Things looked hopeful at […]

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Denver’s Christmas weather not usually white

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020 5:12am MST

As Christmas gets closer everyone always wonders if we are going to get the proverbial white Christmas. Unfortunately, if you look at Denver and Thornton weather history, the chances aren’t all that good but it also depends on what you define as a white Christmas. If to you a white Christmas means having actual snowfall […]

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Thornton’s December weather preview: Winter arrives in earnest

Thursday, December 3rd, 2020 5:40am MST

Recent months have, overall, been warmer and drier than normal.  Last month continued that trend.  What will December hold for us? The month of December brings with it the official start of winter and oftentimes, colder and snowier weather conditions. It however can also offer unseasonably warm temperatures and bone dry conditions.  Given our recent […]

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Thornton’s November weather preview: Transition to winter weather begins in earnest

Thursday, November 5th, 2020 4:14am MST

The weather during the month of November in Denver metro area can offer just about anything.  While it is normally a quiet month, it can be prone to extremes. November has historically been one of Denver’s snowiest months and major snowstorms are not entirely uncommon.  However conditions can also be quite dry. Temperatures during the […]

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Denver sets record low temperature for October 27

Tuesday, October 27th, 2020 10:31am MST

Brrr! Following our snowstorm, the cold has lingered and this morning plunged into record-setting territory. Denver’s official low temperature this morning, as measured at DIA, dropped to 8 degrees. This easily bests the previous record low for October 27 of 11 degrees set in 1925. Thornton actually came out on the colder end of things […]

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Denver sets record low maximum temperature for October 26

Monday, October 26th, 2020 6:27pm MST

Oh, yes, it was a surprisingly cold one today with temperature readings more like what we would expect in January, not the end of October. As measured at Denver International Airport, the Mile High City’s official high temperature today topped out at 16 degrees. That shatters the record for the coldest maximum temperature ever recorded […]

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

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

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 MST

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 MST

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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