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Leaf peeping 2022: When and where to see the fall colors

Friday, September 23rd, 2022 4:44am MDT

This time of year many folks start thinking about heading to the hills west of Denver in search of gold – fall foliage gold. Where to go?  Below are five of ThorntonWeather.com’s favorite ones near Denver – plus a few further out and some bonus ideas.  After that, we will tell you where you can […]

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September 2022 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Thursday, September 22nd, 2022 7:53am MDT

The month of September is typically one of the more pleasant months in Colorado.  Temperatures are usually comfortable and there is not normally a lot of weather drama.  That however does not mean there aren’t plenty of photo opportunities. Wildlife is still quite active along the Front Range and flowers will hold on to their […]

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Denver breaks two more warm weather records on September 7

Thursday, September 8th, 2022 6:57am MDT

The warm weather records just seem to keep continuing to fall. Yesterday, Denver set another record high and a record low minimum. As measured at Denver International Airport, the Mile High City saw the mercury top out at 99 degrees. This easily bested the old record high for September 7th of 95 degrees set in […]

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Record high minimum tied for September 6

Tuesday, September 6th, 2022 11:59pm MDT

With the heat, one would hope for relief at night and in the early mornings. While it has cooled some overnight, it has remained unusually warm. As measured at Denver International Airport, the low temperature today was 67 degrees. This ties the record high minimum for the date set in 2020. Thornton was a good […]

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Denver sets record high temperature for September 6

Tuesday, September 6th, 2022 6:47pm MDT

The heat is on and the records have begun to fall. Today Denver set a record high temperature and it likely is only the first of at least a few records that will fall in the coming days. As measured at Denver International Airport, the Mile High City’s high temperature today topped out at 98 […]

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August 2022 weather recap: A very warm month, precip ends close to normal

Saturday, September 3rd, 2022 6:25am MDT

Looking back on August 2022, by far the most notable weather feature was the temperatures. They were stubbornly warm, refusing to show the usual decrease toward the end of the month we expect to see. Thornton’s overall average temperature for the month came in at 73.7 degrees. This was well above our 16-year running average […]

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Thornton’s September 2022 preview: One of our more pleasant, calm months usually

Friday, September 2nd, 2022 6:16am 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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August 2022 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Wednesday, August 31st, 2022 5:45am MDT

As the calendar turns to August, the summertime heat begins to fade and that makes it easier to get out and enjoy all of the outdoor activities Colorado has to offer.  From a walk in a park to afternoon thunderstorms to an abundance of wildlife, photo opportunities abound as is seen in our slideshow. Our monsoon […]

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Denver tops record high temperature for August 11

Thursday, August 11th, 2022 5:34pm MDT

We have been having to post way too many high temperature records lately. Here is yet another. As measured at Denver International Airport, the Mile High City topped out at 98 degrees today. This tops the old record high for August 11 last set in 2020. Here in Thornton, we matched that with a 98 […]

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Denver sets record high temperature for August 5

Friday, August 5th, 2022 6:49pm MDT

Another high temperature record and another 100-degree reading for the Mile High City – and Thornton. As measured at Denver International Airport, the high temperature in Denver today topped out at 101 degrees. That bested the previous record high for the date of 99 degrees last set way back in 1877. Here in Thornton, we […]

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