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May 9 to May 15: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, May 9th, 2021 4:46am MDT

As we get further into spring our look back at Denver weather history begins to show more typical severe weather.  This week in Denver weather history we see plenty of hail, heavy rainfall, a tornado or two and lightning that caused serious injuries. 8-9 In 1957…intense heavy rain caused flash flooding on toll gate creek […]

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May 2 to May 8: This week in Denver weather history

Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 7:03am MDT

As we enter the month of May, our weather history calendar is as eventful as ever however we start to see a transition with fewer snow events and more typical spring events.  Of note are many events that caused flooding, severe winds, tornadoes, and lightning. 29-2 In 1954…a major storm dumped 10.1 inches of snowfall […]

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April 25 to May 1: This week in Denver weather history

Wednesday, April 28th, 2021 5:03am MDT

Snow continues to be a big part of the weather we can expect this time of year as we peer back in the Denver weather history books.  However, we also see more and more occurrences of spring severe weather including hail, damaging winds, dangerous lightning and even a tornado. 23-25 In 1935…heavy wet snow fell […]

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

Sunday, April 18th, 2021 5:07am MDT

April can truly bring just about any kind of weather to the Denver area.  From blizzards and snowstorms that are more common in the deepest part of winter to severe spring-like weather like tornadoes and hail, we can and do see it all.  Our look back at this week in Denver weather history shows all […]

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April 11 to April 17: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, April 11th, 2021 5:30am MDT

We are far from finished with winter weather as is clearly shown in our look back at this week in Denver weather history.  There are many occurrences of snowstorms wreaking havoc in the Mile High City.  One such notable event was just five years ago when 1 to 2.5 feet of snow was dumped on […]

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

Sunday, April 4th, 2021 5:57am MDT

As we discussed in our April preview, the month is Denver’s third snowiest month behind March and November.  Our look back in Denver weather history for this week clearly shows that the month can bring not only snow, but lots of it.  If we look just at the last decade or so, we see significant snowstorms […]

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March 28 to April 3: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, March 28th, 2021 4:48am MDT

Looking at historical weather records can oftentimes provide insight into what weather we can expect over a given period of time.  As we saw this past week, while the calendar says spring, Old Man Winter can return very quickly.  Our look at this week in Denver weather history we see much of the same – […]

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March 21 to March 27: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, March 21st, 2021 5:07am MDT

This may be the first full week of spring officially but as any longtime Colorado resident will tell you, spring-like weather is not a given this time of year.  As we look back at this week in Denver weather history, it is very clear that oftentimes Old Man Winter insists on hanging around for a […]

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March 14 to March 20: This week in Denver weather history

Monday, March 15th, 2021 6:35am MDT

Think winter is over?  Don’t count on it.  A quick look back at this week in Denver weather history illustrates why.  Many occurrences of winter-like weather can intrude as we see and we don’t even have to look very far back.  It was this week that the March Blizzard of 2003 struck – one of […]

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March 7 to March 13: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, March 7th, 2021 4:58am MDT

As we talked about in our March weather preview, Denver can see the entire gamut of weather conditions this time of year and our look back at this week in history shows that.  There are of course plenty of the famous March snowstorms including big ones in 1992 and 1998.  We also see the usual high […]

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