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

Sunday, November 22nd, 2020 5:01am MST

This time period in November has been exceedingly eventful throughout Denver weather history.  Notable as usual are big wind events that have caused damage and injuries.  Snow of course is also quite present, including the Thanksgiving blizzard of 1983 which dumped an astounding 21.5 inches of snow on the Mile High City. From the National […]

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

Sunday, November 15th, 2020 4:35am MST

Any week in Denver weather history is filled with numerous notable weather events and this week is no different.  We have everything from major snowstorms to damaging winds and much more.  However, one item is particularly notable and historic.  It was on the 20th of November in 1871 that the first, official weather observation took […]

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

Wednesday, November 11th, 2020 6:28pm MST

Wind is always a factor on the plains and the fall usually brings a great deal of it, especially in November.  Our look back at this week in Denver weather history shows that event and snow are quite common this time of year. From the National Weather Service: From the 7th to the 8th: In […]

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

Sunday, November 1st, 2020 4:46am MST

As we enter Denver’s second snowiest month, we of course see plenty of events involving that dominant weather condition.  Sadly we also see two occasions when the winter-like weather turned deadly. From the National Weather Service: From the 29th to the 1st: In 1972…heavy snowfall totaled 15.5 inches at Stapleton International Airport.  However…the heaviest snow […]

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

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

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 MST

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 MST

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 MST

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

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

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

Sunday, September 20th, 2020 4:56am MST

Looking back at this week in Denver history we start to see more of the signs that summer is coming to an end and fall and winter are right around the corner.  Summer-like severe weather can still occur but we also start to see more cold temperatures and occasions with snow become more prevalent. From […]

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