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December 2022 weather recap: Temps and snowfall come in a bit above normal

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2023 8:48am MST

For Thornton, December 2022’s weather was pretty much on par with what we would expect. Average mercury readings came in a bit above normal as did snowfall. Our overall average temperature for the month came in at 31.2 degrees. This is above the 16-year running average for December of 30.0 degrees. While we did experience […]

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December 2022 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Friday, December 30th, 2022 5:50am MST

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 25 to December 31: This Week in Denver Weather History

Wednesday, December 28th, 2022 5:08am MST

Christmas Day is normally a relatively quiet day in terms of the weather as we recently discussed but the week between it and New Year’s can be quite eventful. Among the highlights are a prolonged period of sub-zero temperatures that lasted nearly five days. As you might expect, there have also been notable snowstorms that […]

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

Wednesday, December 21st, 2022 6:28am MST

Looking back at Denver weather history, it is readily apparent that the week leading up to Christmas has historically been a very eventful one. There are certainly many of the snow and wind events we would expect to see. Most notable however are the major winter storms like the pre-Christmas storm of 2006 and of […]

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December 11 to December 17: This Week in Denver Weather History

Sunday, December 11th, 2022 5:09am MST

This time of year snow is a common occurrence but in our look back at this week in Denver weather history we are struck by the lack of significant snow events in the history books for the period. What we do see instead are a number of high wind events, many of which caused widespread […]

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

Thursday, December 8th, 2022 5:17am MST

As we have seen in recent days, Old Man Winter oftentimes makes his appearance in earnest during the month of Denver. Looking back at this week in Denver weather history we can see that is not at all unusual. From the National Weather Service: 1-5 In 1913…the 1st marked the start of the heaviest 5-day […]

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Thornton’s December 2022 preview: Winter arrives, typically with cold and snow

Sunday, December 4th, 2022 4:02am MST

Recent months have, overall, been warmer and drier than normal.  Last month saw a notable turn toward colder than normal temperatures and more snow than usual.  What will December hold for us? The month of December brings with it the official start of winter and oftentimes, colder and snowier weather conditions. It however can also […]

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November 27 to December 3: This Week in Denver Weather History

Sunday, November 27th, 2022 4:43pm MST

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. Among the highlights are numerous high wind events that not only caused damage but […]

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December 2021 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

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

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 MST

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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