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Thornton’s February 2023 weather preview: Temps begin to warm, snow can be elusive

Saturday, February 4th, 2023 5:26am 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 although January did help […]

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January 2023 weather recap: Thornton experiences a cold and snowy month

Friday, February 3rd, 2023 4:04pm MST

You likely could have guessed the overall summary for the month, one that is summed up with two words: cold and snowy. January 2023, in fact, goes into the books as the second coldest and one of the snowiest Januarys of the past 17 years. Overall, Thornton’s January saw an average temperature of 27.4 degrees. […]

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January 2023 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Tuesday, January 31st, 2023 8:10am MST

As one of our coldest months, January can be a good month to hibernate inside and avoid the outdoors.  But, like any month in Colorado, photo opportunities abound as our monthly slideshow demonstrates. Snow is not normally dominant in the month but when it does fall, it can create a beautiful blanket of white.  Throw […]

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Denver sets record low maximum for January 30

Monday, January 30th, 2023 11:59pm MST

Yeah, it definitely did not get very warm today and the record books now reflect that. After tying a record low this morning, now we have a new record low maximum. As measured at Denver International Airport, the Mile High City only saw a high temperature today of 4 degrees. This breaks the previous record […]

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Denver ties record low temperature for January 30

Monday, January 30th, 2023 7:08am MST

With our latest big chill having settled in, the mercury is dropping into record-setting territory. As measured at Denver International Airport, the official low temperature this morning dropped to -10 degrees. This tied the record low for the date last set in 1985. Here in Thornton, we didn’t plummet quite that low as we bottomed […]

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Thornton’s January 2023 preview: Cold temps, not much snow the norm

Wednesday, January 4th, 2023 5:50am MST

As we begin the new year the winter chill begins to set in.  While January can see its share of extremes, the month historically sees stable temperatures and is usually relatively dry. January ranks as the second coldest month in Denver next to December with average temperatures remaining virtually the same from the start to […]

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December 2022 weather recap: Temps and snowfall come in a bit above normal

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2023 8:48am MST

For Thornton, December 2022’s weather was pretty much on par with what we would expect. Average mercury readings came in a bit above normal as did snowfall. Our overall average temperature for the month came in at 31.2 degrees. This is above the 16-year running average for December of 30.0 degrees. While we did experience […]

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December 2022 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Friday, December 30th, 2022 5:50am MST

The month of December can offer everything from bone dry conditions to bone chilling cold and monstrous snowstorms.  The weather and wildlife all afford an abundance of photo opportunities as our December photo slideshow shows. Leaves have fallen from trees now and the landscape can sometimes look quite stark.  However it only takes a quick shot […]

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Thornton’s December 2022 wintry blast sets records

Saturday, December 24th, 2022 5:51am MST

That’s a wrap! The Arctic blast is slowly on its way out and in its wake, we can see that we set a number of records. ThorntonWeather.com has been in operation for 16 years and this cold was one for the books. The 67.3 degree 24 hour temperature drop from Wed PM (52.7 degrees) to […]

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Very cold, blustery conditions in Thornton Tuesday, some light snow still possible

Tuesday, December 13th, 2022 5:11am MST

Well, we had highlighted the uncertainty in the forecast for snow and things have not materialized as we last expected. The storm has not been able to back up to the west and downslope winds have kept things relatively dry. While this means we received very little here, out east it is quite a mess […]

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