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

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

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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August 2022 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

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

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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August 28 to September 3: This Week in Denver Weather History

Wednesday, August 31st, 2022 4:58am MST

So who is ready for some snow? Along with many other notable weather events, it was this week in Denver history when we received our earliest snowfall on record! From the National Weather Service: 19-30 In 1875…grasshoppers appeared in great numbers at 10:00 am on the 19th. Thousands landed on the ground. The streets were […]

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

Sunday, August 21st, 2022 4:50am MST

Denver’s weather is not often boring. Lightning, hail, tornadoes and even swarms of grasshoppers have made appearances this week in Denver weather history. From the National Weather Service: 19-30 In 1875…grasshoppers appeared in great numbers at 10:00 am on the 19th. Thousands landed on the ground. The streets were literally covered with them. Swarms of […]

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

Sunday, August 14th, 2022 5:05am MST

Severe weather is a fact of life in Colorado during the summer months and while August is historically relatively calm, that isn’t always the case. In our look back at this week in Denver weather history we see the dangers of lightning, incidents of large hail and flooding rains and even a tornado. From the […]

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

Wednesday, August 10th, 2022 5:03am MST

As we get further into the month of August severe weather is less common. It can however still strike as we see in our look at this week in Denver weather history. Everything from torrential rains to massive hail and even a tornado have been reported. From the National Weather Service: 7 In 1948…a brief […]

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July 31 to August 6: This Week in Denver Weather History

Thursday, August 4th, 2022 3:56am MST

How does 42 degrees sound right about now? That mark is one of the highlights of this week in Denver weather history. It was the low temperature recorded twice in our past and the coldest July temperature on record. Many more notable events have also occurred. From the National Weather Service: 13-5 In 2008…a streak […]

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August 29 to September 4: This week in Denver weather history

Wednesday, September 1st, 2021 3:18pm MST

Certainly this time of year we start to see temperatures drop and the conditions moderate.  This is usually one of Denver’s most pleasant times of years when the heat of summer fades and the snow and cold of winter is still far away.  That however wasn’t the case when the most notable event in Denver […]

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August 2021 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Tuesday, August 31st, 2021 7:13pm MST

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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August 22 to August 28: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, August 22nd, 2021 5:05am MST

Lightning is a very real danger here in Colorado.  The outdoor-centric lifestyle we lead oftentimes puts us in situations when we are better off heading for cover.  The dangers of not properly taking shelter when lightning is in the area are highlighted by a number of events in our look back at this week in […]

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