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September 26 to October 2: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, September 26th, 2021 5:05am MST

Denver has been graced with an unusually mild September this year.  That however is not always the case and in fact the weather can be downright winterish as we see in our look back at this week in Denver weather history. 25-26 In 1908…apparent post-frontal rain changed to snow overnight and totaled 6.5 inches in […]

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

Monday, September 20th, 2021 3:03am MST

This time of year many folks would consider “snow” a bad four-letter word but living in the Mile High City we can’t rule it out even with it technically still being summer.  In fact, it was only 15 short years ago that we received a significant snowstorm that brought up to 8 inches of snow […]

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

Wednesday, September 15th, 2021 5:07am MST

Normally one doesn’t associate tornadoes with September weather in Denver but they can and do happen as we see in our look back in Denver weather history for the week.  We have a couple of occasions of twisters and of a funnel cloud.  Other severe weather like hail, damaging wind and flooding rains have also […]

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

Monday, September 6th, 2021 5:30am MST

September is typically one of our quietest weather months and in fact it is our sunniest.  That doesn’t however mean we can’t experience weather extremes.  This week in Denver weather history we see everything from scorching heat and severe thunderstorms to snow and damaging wind.  For more about September’s weather, check out our September weather preview. […]

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

Sunday, August 15th, 2021 5:15am MST

While not as common this time of year, severe weather can still strike as we close out summer.  Most notable are the heavy rain events that can come along as a result of the monsoon season.  The dangers of these are oftentimes ignored and as we see can oftentimes turn deadly. 15 In 1899…a thunderstorm […]

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

Wednesday, August 11th, 2021 2:44pm MST

Monsoon season in Colorado typically brings short-lived but heavy rains.  These can result in flash flooding and we see that in our look back at this week in Denver weather history.  Also notable are the number of lightning deaths and injuries as well as hail events and even a swarm of grasshoppers! 8 In 1874…swarms […]

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

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2021 3:37pm MST

August isn’t normally associated with severe weather but our look back at the history books show it certainly can and does happen.  We see many occurrences of dangerous lightning and of particular note is the flood events – a byproduct of the monsoon season the first of August brings. 18-2 In 1987…a streak of 16 […]

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July 25 to July 31: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, July 25th, 2021 5:08am MST

Colorado’s unofficial severe weather season is during the months of May and June.  However, as we look back in Denver weather history, we see that July can oftentimes hold its own.  Many occurrences of flooding, scorching heat, and even tornadoes have been recorded.  Most notably, this week marks the 24th anniversary of the Big Thompson […]

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