Denver Sets Two New Record Lows, Two-Day Drop is Second Greatest On Record

The temperature before midnight last night dropped to 13°F at Denver International Airport, setting a new record low for the date for Denver. The previous record low was 17°F set back in 2009. This »

Colorado May Have Broken Its All-Time High Temperature Record in July

Colorado’s all-time record high temperature may have fallen in July. A 115-degree reading was taken near Las Animas in southeast parts of the state. If and when verified, it’s set to best the old »

Two-Year Snowfall Slump in Rare Company for Denver as We near the End of 2018

I understand that we typically measure seasonal snowfall totals (September - May) rather than annual, but given we're not even halfway through this season, let's take »

A Lack of Precipitation at Denver International Airport This Summer

Depending on who you ask, it's either been a very wet or very dry summer. Often enough, there's good reason for this: we see huge variations »

Heat Burst Hits Northeastern Colorado Thursday Morning

Post via kdvr.com / @MattMakens a member of the Pinpoint Weather Team for KDVR/KWGN. Northeastern Colorado jumped from the 70s to the 90s in a »

Perspective on Colorado's Snowpack: Is There A Downward Trend?

Matt Makens is a KWGN Pinpoint Meteorologist and occasional contributor to Weather5280 from Denver's Pinpoint weather team. It's the time of year when we look at the snowpack numbers to climb, and hopefully stay near to »

Powderful Statistics: Exploring Denver's Snowy Side

I recently wrote about the lack of September snowfalls in Denver since 2000. A couple of things became clear shortly after publishing: 1) Weather5280 readers love their snow (but we already knew this), and 2) snowfall »