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October 2020 top shots: Monthly photo slideshow

Thursday, October 29th, 2020 9:09am MDT

October in Thornton can bring a wide variety of weather conditions, perfect for the photographer in all of us. The month brings the changing of the colors at Colorado’s lower elevations and it is also is typically when we see our first freeze and first snow. Couple those facts with our usual widely varying landscapes and […]

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Denver sets record low temperature for October 27

Tuesday, October 27th, 2020 10:31am MDT

Brrr! Following our snowstorm, the cold has lingered and this morning plunged into record-setting territory. Denver’s official low temperature this morning, as measured at DIA, dropped to 8 degrees. This easily bests the previous record low for October 27 of 11 degrees set in 1925. Thornton actually came out on the colder end of things […]

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Denver sets record low maximum temperature for October 26

Monday, October 26th, 2020 6:27pm MDT

Oh, yes, it was a surprisingly cold one today with temperature readings more like what we would expect in January, not the end of October. As measured at Denver International Airport, the Mile High City’s official high temperature today topped out at 16 degrees. That shatters the record for the coldest maximum temperature ever recorded […]

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

Monday, October 26th, 2020 10:00am MDT

Halloween week is historically pretty eventful when it comes to weather.  Wind is always a factor this time of year as gusty Chinook winds can come flying down the mountains and foothills and cause a great deal of damage.  Snow of course also becomes more frequent as we get closer to our second snowiest month […]

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

Sunday, October 18th, 2020 5:44pm MDT

This week is an extremely eventful one in Denver weather history with a wide variety of conditions having been experienced in the past. Wind and snow are probably the two most dominant items, none more so than the blizzard that struck 23 years ago on the 24th. That storm ravaged the city, closed the airport […]

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October 11 to October 17: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, October 11th, 2020 5:07am MDT

A very eventful week of weather in Denver weather history. Many notable items have occurred and many also incorporate one of two conditions – wind or snow. Probably the most famous event was the Bronco Blizzard on October 15, 1984. That storm which hit its height during a Monday Night Football game between the Broncos […]

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

Sunday, October 4th, 2020 5:42am MDT

A very eventful week in Denver weather history with a wide variety of events from snow to summer-like severe weather. Most notable is five years ago today when multiple tornadoes touched down in the Brighton area.  Read more about all the events below and scroll to a bottom for videos of the 2004 tornadoes. From the […]

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Fall colors 2020: When and where to go for leaf peeping

Tuesday, September 29th, 2020 7:34am MDT

This time of year many folks start thinking about heading to the hills west of Denver in search of gold – fall foliage gold. Where to go?  Below are five of ThorntonWeather.com’s favorite ones near Denver – plus a few further out and some bonus ideas.  After that, we will tell you where you can […]

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September 27 to October 3: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, September 27th, 2020 6:02am MDT

With the end of summer and the arrival of fall, looking back at Denver weather history we start to see more mentions of snow.  It is of course not the only notable weather event this time of year.  We still have received severe thunderstorms, damaging winds, and 90 degree plus heat. From the National Weather […]

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October 2019 weather recap: An extraordinarily cold and snowy month

Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 4:19pm MDT

There is little doubt that when folks’ memories go back October 2019’s weather, they will remember the snow and even more so, the cold. Numerous cold temperature records were broken and the month ended up as one of the coldest Octobers on record. Things started off cool for the first few days and a bit […]

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