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December 2021 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Friday, December 31st, 2021 6:00pm MDT

The month of December can offer everything from bone dry conditions to bone chilling cold and monstrous snowstorms.  The weather and wildlife all afford an abundance of photo opportunities as our December photo slideshow shows. Leaves have fallen from trees now and the landscape can sometimes look quite stark.  However it only takes a quick shot […]

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December 26 to January 1: This week in Denver weather history

Wednesday, December 29th, 2021 6:01pm MDT

Winter wind in Colorado can be quite nasty oftentimes reaching damaging levels and we see numerous occurrences of that in our look back at this week in Denver weather history.  Also notable are storm system just a few years ago in 2006 and 2007 that dumped a good amount of snow on the Denver area. […]

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

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2021 5:07am MDT

Cold and snow dominate our look at the week leading up to the Christmas holiday.  Certainly the infamous Christmas Eve Blizzard of 1982 is the one event that most long-time resident will remember as it was truly one for the history books.  Also notable was a cold front that moved through in 1988 that dropped […]

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

Monday, December 13th, 2021 4:53am MDT

We all know weather can be dangerous but usually we don’t associate that with winter weather conditions.  However, our look in Denver weather history for this week shows that the common winter conditions of wind and cold can not only cause injure, it can lead to death. 2-17 In 1939…more than 2 weeks of unseasonably […]

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December 5 to December 11: This Week in Denver Weather History

Wednesday, December 8th, 2021 4:57am MDT

Denver and Colorado are certainly known for their varied weather conditions and as always, looking back at the weather history books highlights that.  On these dates we have seen Arctic cold and balmy temperatures in the 70’s.  We have seen hurricane force winds and even a rare December thunderstorm.  And as one would expect, there […]

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November 28 to December 4: This Week in Denver Weather History

Sunday, November 28th, 2021 5:14am MDT

Cold, snow and wind are the dominant conditions we see in our look back at this week in Denver weather history. All three are common this time of year and extremes with those conditions seem to be unusually common as well. 25-28 In 1952…the average coldest 4-day period in November in the previous 81 years […]

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December 27 to January 2: This week in Denver weather history

Wednesday, December 30th, 2020 5:10am MDT

Snow and wind are the two dominant weather conditions seen on our look back at this week in Denver weather history.  Fourteen years ago, the second of two major winter storms buried Denver and closed highways.  Thirteen years ago, damaging winds that downed trees and caused power outages occurred. 25-31 In 1980…temperatures were unusually warm […]

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December 2020 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Wednesday, December 30th, 2020 3:12am MDT

The month of December can offer everything from bone dry conditions to bone chilling cold and monstrous snowstorms.  The weather and wildlife all afford an abundance of photo opportunities as our December photo slideshow shows. Leaves have fallen from trees now and the landscape can sometimes look quite stark.  However it only takes a quick shot […]

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Denver’s Christmas weather not usually white

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020 5:12am MDT

As Christmas gets closer everyone always wonders if we are going to get the proverbial white Christmas. Unfortunately, if you look at Denver and Thornton weather history, the chances aren’t all that good but it also depends on what you define as a white Christmas. If to you a white Christmas means having actual snowfall […]

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December 20 to December 26: This week in Denver weather history

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020 5:16am MDT

The week leading up to Christmas is hectic enough but when you through in extreme weather, it can be overwhelming.  This week marks a number of notable weather events in Denver weather history but two stand out.  Most recently was the storm three years ago that became the seventh biggest snowstorm in Denver weather history.  […]

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