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May 15 to May 21: This Week in Denver Weather History

Wednesday, May 18th, 2022 12:05pm MDT

Springtime in Denver brings a variety of weather and flooding becomes a very real threat. In our look back at this week in Denver weather history we see many such events including one in 1864 that killed 19 people and destroyed the Rocky Mountain News building. From the National Weather Service: 14-15 In 1977…high winds […]

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May 8 to May 14: This week in Denver weather history

Wednesday, May 11th, 2022 5:02am MDT

Think we are done with snow for the season? That may be the case this year but it isn’t always so. Looking back at this week in Denver history we do see snowfall has occurred along with more typical spring weather including heavy rains that led to flooding. From the National Weather Service: 4-8 In […]

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May 1 to May 7: This week in Denver weather history

Wednesday, May 4th, 2022 5:14am MDT

May can bring a variety of conditions from snow and cold to severe thunderstorms and flooding rains. Looking back at this week in Denver weather history we see where all of those events have made an appearance in our past. From the National Weather Service: 29-2 In 1954…a major storm dumped 10.1 inches of snowfall […]

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April 24 to April 30: This week in Denver weather history

Wednesday, April 27th, 2022 5:04pm MDT

Weather in Colorado is always interesting but springtime can bring the entire gamut of conditions. Looking back at this week in Denver weather history we see just how varied this time of year – from flooding rains to heavy snowfall to severe thunderstorms it can and has all happened. From the National Weather Service: 22-24 […]

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April 17 to April 23: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, April 17th, 2022 4:51am MDT

As we enter the latter half of April the weather history calendar starts to reflect shift in the type of weather events we see. There are still plenty of significant snowfall events. However spring severe weather starts to appear with greater frequency including heavy rain, hail and even tornadoes. From the National Weather Service: 13-17 […]

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April 10 to April 16: This Week in Denver Weather History

Sunday, April 10th, 2022 5:01am MDT

April can be a very eventful weather month and we see that in our look back at this week in Denver weather history. Particularly notable are many major snow events including two in recent history – one in 2001 and another in 2005. From the National Weather Service: 7-12 In 1959…snow falling over a 5-day […]

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April 3 to April 9: This Week in Denver Weather History

Wednesday, April 6th, 2022 5:23am MDT

As we pointed out in our April weather preview, the month can bring just about any type of weather condition and we see that in our look back at this week in Denver weather history. From powerful, damaging winds to Arctic cold to heavy snowfall this has been an eventful week in the past. From the […]

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March 27 to April 2: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, March 27th, 2022 5:07am MDT

With March being historically our snowiest month we would expect to see plenty of snow events this week in Denver weather history and we do indeed. Also notable however is the other extreme – that of dangerously dry conditions. We see one event, in 1963, that scorched 25,000 acres of ranchland in Weld County. From […]

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March 20 to March 26: This Week in Denver Weather History

Sunday, March 20th, 2022 4:59am MDT

March is historically our snowiest month and many significant snowstorms have occurred during this period including one in 2010, one in 2013 and another in 2016. Read more about those events and others below. From the National Weather Service: 18-21 In 1907…a warm spell resulted in 6 daily temperature records. Record maximum temperatures of 82 […]

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March 13 to March 19: This Week in Denver Weather History

Wednesday, March 16th, 2022 4:25pm MDT

Snow is one thing we have not seen a lot of in recent weeks but we still have time to gain ground. March is our snowiest month and our look back at this week in Denver weather history provides evidence of this. It was this week 13 years ago that the Denver was struck by a massive snowstorm […]

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