Denver Forecast
About the Cold
The cold has arrived, and it will stick with us for several days in what will be one of the areas coldest streaks of weather in recorded history for October. Here's a look at temperatures across the region as of 7 am Sunday. For many, this is as warm as it'll be until at least Thursday. GFS MOS guidance is COLD. Even colder than we are over the next few days for Denver... It's got a high of 29°F on Monday, 17°F on Tuesday, and 16°F on Wednesday before climbing into the
Record Cold
Historic Temperature Drop for October and Areas' First Snowfall
We know that you did not miss the cold and snow that blew through yesterday evening and today... you'd have to be living under a rock if you did. The temperature drop was historic for Denver and elsewhere, and will only become more so as temperatures drop tonight. The temperature dropped a whopping 64°F from Wednesday afternoon to Thursday morning, from a high of 83°F down to 19°F. Edit: as of 11:53 pm Thursday, hourly data from DIA showed a temperature down to 13 making the two-day drop 70 d
Record Cold
Historic Temperature Drop Continues: Wednesday PM Update
We've recorded tumbling temperatures since about 4pm across northern Colorado. The change has been quick and dramatic; enough so that we are likely making history with this cold front's temperature change. > We are to drop at least 60° in the next several hours from our high of 83° today. This will be the biggest temperature drop recorded in any October in Denver's history. (Centennial had a drop of 54° in October 2003)#denver #c
Drought
Near-Record Heat for the Weekend as Drought Conditions Worsen
Any time the Drought Monitor shows drought conditions across eastern Colorado there's reason for concern. Anyone who's spent any amount of time in the state knows we are never too far removed from drought – which is why the most recent report (somewhat unsurprisingly after recent weeks) is not great news for those living across eastern Colorado. We've seen an increase in all categories across the state, with D2 classification (or Severe Drought) conditions continuing to spread along the I-25
Forecasting
Comments on Last Week
85 degrees. That’s the temperature swing we saw between last Sunday’s high of 71° and Thursday morning’s low of -14° at Denver International Airport (DIA). Last week’s cold wallop was nothing to scoff at, especially so early in the season. We broke two all time record lows on November 12 and 13, of -13° and -14° F respectively, and two record low maximums. The record low for November 13 wasn’t just broken, it was smashed. The previous record low was -3° F set in 1916, making the new record 11