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February 5 to February 11: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, February 5th, 2023 5:24am MST

February is generally a relatively calm weather month however just like any other month in Denver, it can and does see its extremes. In looking back at the Denver weather history calendar for the week, there are many entries for damaging wind, some heavy snowfall and extreme cold. From the National Weather Service: 30-7 In […]

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January 29 to February 4: This Week in Denver Weather History

Sunday, January 29th, 2023 5:06am MST

You just never know what you are going to get with the weather in Denver and we see that in our look back at the Denver weather history books. From cold and snow to damaging winds and spring-like temperatures, we can and do see it all. From the National Weather Service: 26-1 In 1888…a protracted […]

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January 22 to January 28: This Week in Denver Weather History

Sunday, January 22nd, 2023 6:23am MST

Protracted cold spells, damaging and injuring winds and heavy snowfall mark our look back at this week in Denver weather history. From the National Weather Service: 15-23 In 1962…a protracted cold spell kept metro Denver in the deep freeze for more than a week. From the 15th thru the 23rd…low temperatures were zero or below […]

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January 15 to January 21: This week in Denver weather history

Wednesday, January 18th, 2023 5:11am MST

January’s reputation of being dry and windy is evidenced in our look back at this week in Denver weather history. While there are some notable events involving snow, high winds have been the most frequent event worthy of mention. From the National Weather Service: 13-15 In 2021…strong and damaging winds developed across Front Range mountains…foothills […]

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January 8 to January 14: This Week in Denver Weather History

Sunday, January 8th, 2023 5:25am MST

January in Colorado is known for two main weather conditions – cold and wind. Our look back at this week in Denver weather history shows why this reputation is well earned. From the National Weather Service: 7-8 In 1911…gale force winds occurred in Boulder causing minor injuries. In 1937…cold arctic air plunged temperatures below zero […]

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January 1 to January 7: This Week in Denver Weather History

Wednesday, January 4th, 2023 5:29am MST

One of our coldest and driest months, January is not normally known for its weather extremes. However just like any in Colorado, significant events can occur as we see in our look back at this week in Denver weather history. From the National Weather Service: 31-1 In 1900…low temperatures dipped to 19 degrees below zero […]

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December 25 to December 31: This Week in Denver Weather History

Wednesday, December 28th, 2022 5:08am MST

Christmas Day is normally a relatively quiet day in terms of the weather as we recently discussed but the week between it and New Year’s can be quite eventful. Among the highlights are a prolonged period of sub-zero temperatures that lasted nearly five days. As you might expect, there have also been notable snowstorms that […]

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December 18 to December 24: This week in Denver weather history

Wednesday, December 21st, 2022 6:28am MST

Looking back at Denver weather history, it is readily apparent that the week leading up to Christmas has historically been a very eventful one. There are certainly many of the snow and wind events we would expect to see. Most notable however are the major winter storms like the pre-Christmas storm of 2006 and of […]

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December 11 to December 17: This Week in Denver Weather History

Sunday, December 11th, 2022 5:09am MST

This time of year snow is a common occurrence but in our look back at this week in Denver weather history we are struck by the lack of significant snow events in the history books for the period. What we do see instead are a number of high wind events, many of which caused widespread […]

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December 4 to December 10: This week in Denver weather history

Thursday, December 8th, 2022 5:17am MST

As we have seen in recent days, Old Man Winter oftentimes makes his appearance in earnest during the month of Denver. Looking back at this week in Denver weather history we can see that is not at all unusual. From the National Weather Service: 1-5 In 1913…the 1st marked the start of the heaviest 5-day […]

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