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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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Denver sets record high temperature for April 4

Sunday, April 4th, 2021 7:26pm MDT

Following on yesterday’s record-tying mercury reading, Denver bested that with a record-setting high temperature today. As measured at Denver International Airport, the Mile High City’s official high temperature reached 80 degrees. This easily breaks the previous record high for April 4 of 76 degrees set in 1959. Here in Thornton, we were even warmer with […]

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Thornton’s April 2021 weather preview: Winter, spring and summer all in one month

Sunday, April 4th, 2021 6:08am MDT

April marks a transition between winter and summer for most of the country but for Denver it is especially true as we can see a stunning variety of weather. The proverbial April showers are certainly a possibility for Denver. Snow? Tornadoes? Thunderstorms? You bet – all can happen! For good measure throw in a chance […]

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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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Denver ties record high temperature for April 3

Saturday, April 3rd, 2021 6:59pm MDT

A beautiful day along the Colorado Front Range and one that has entered the record books. As measured at Denver International Airport, the official high temperature today in the Mile High City topped out at 78 degrees. This tied the record high for April 3 set in 1943. Here in Thornton, we were just a […]

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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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April 2020 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Thursday, April 30th, 2020 2:10am MDT

April can be a tricky month weather-wise with everything from mild temperatures to snow to severe weather being possible.  The good thing about that is that it provides plenty of chances for great photos! April marks a transition between winter and summer for most of the country but for Denver it is especially true as we can […]

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April 26 to May 2: This week in Denver weather history

Wednesday, April 29th, 2020 5:15am MDT

This week in Denver weather history shows the extremely wide variety of conditions we can have this year. From major snow storms to hail dropping thunderstorms, we can see it all. From the National Weather Service: 24-26 In 1924…post-frontal rain changed to snow… Which became heavy and totaled 10.2 inches over downtown Denver. The greatest […]

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April 19 to April 25: This week in Denver weather history

Tuesday, April 21st, 2020 8:58am MDT

This week in Denver weather history is one to truly showcase the incredible variety of weather Colorado can receive. Major snow storms, high winds, warm temperatures in the 80’s and even three reports of tornadoes – one near Thornton 21 years ago – have all been seen this time of year. From the National Weather […]

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April 12 to April 18: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, April 12th, 2020 5:25am MDT

A look back at this week in Denver weather history shows quite the variety of weather conditions.  We have seen everything from high winds and snowstorms to hail, thunderstorms and sub-freezing temperatures. From the National Weather Service: 7-12 In 1959…snow falling over a 5-day period totaled 20 to 30 inches just east of the mountains…while […]

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