Statement as of 2:59 AM MST on November 22, 2017
Expires 6:00 PM EST on November 22, 2017
... Today in Metro Denver weather history...
21-22 in 1905... a trace of snow fell on both days in downtown
Denver. This was the only snow of the month... ranking
the month along with other novembers... the 2nd least
snowiest on record.
In 1999... the first significant snowfall of the season struck
Metro Denver. Snowfall totals included: 16 inches near
bailey; 13 inches near evergreen; 12 inches at north Turkey
Creek... Genesee... near Morrison... and near sedalia; 11 inches
near Conifer and in evergreen; 10 inches in louisville;
9 inches in Brighton... Broomfield... and denver; and 8 inches
at Arvada... Castle Rock... and Eldorado Springs. Snowfall
totaled 8.4 inches at the site of the former Stapleton
In 2003... heavy snow fell in and near the foothills of Boulder
County. Snowfall totaled 10.5 inches in Eldorado Springs.
Across the city... snowfall was lighter with 2.8 inches
measured at the site of the former Stapleton International
Airport on the 22nd. North winds gusted to 32 mph at Denver
International Airport on the 22nd.
21-23 in 1918... Post-frontal snowfall totaled 5.9 inches in downtown
Denver. Most of the snow... 5.3 inches... fell on the 22nd.
North winds were sustained to 20 mph on the 21st.
In 1931... a major storm dumped a total of 13.2 inches of
snowfall over downtown Denver. Most of the snow... 11.4
inches... fell on the 21st. A very cold air mass settled
over the city after the heavy snow on the 21st. After a
low temperature of zero... the temperature climbed to a high
of only 5 degrees on the 22nd... a record low maximum for the
21-25 in 1952... snowfall of 6.2 inches was measured at Stapleton
Airport where northeast winds gusted to 17 mph on the
22 in 1977... 101 mph winds were measured in southwest Boulder.
The side of a garage was blown down. West winds gusted
to only 33 mph at Stapleton International Airport.
In 1981... high winds occurred in the foothills. A peak gust
to 75 mph was reported at Wondervu. West winds gusted to
23 mph at Stapleton International Airport.
In 1988... a wind gust to 88 mph was measured at Rollinsville.
In 1990... strong west to northwest winds... on the coat tails
of a mountain snow storm the day before... lashed out at
portions of the eastern foothills with 60 to 95 mph wind
gusts. The strong winds spread over all of Metro Denver.
A west wind gust to 49 mph was recorded at Stapleton
22-23 in 1953... strong winds raked Boulder causing 18 thousand
dollars in damage. Wind gusts to 80 mph were recorded at
Valmont and estimated to 80 mph at the Boulder Airport.