Currently in Denver - August 4th, 2022

The weather, currently.

Mid 80s and 20% chance of thunderstorms (greatest chance for the Foothills and Douglas County) 

Think it has been hotter than normal? Well, you would be right! Denver tied for its 3rd warmest summer-to-date on record this year. We averaged at 74.4°F so far for this summer season. This amount trails behind 2012 in the number one spot at 77°F and 2006 at 74.5°F. One reason for this is that our days above normal are climbing. As of last year (see chart below), we now see 19 days above normal. The more days above normal we see, the hotter each summer will be.

What about Thursday? Will it be above normal then? Yup. Around this time of year our normal temperature is 83.5°F. We will see above average temperatures in the low 90s.

Here's what is happening for your Thursday:

1) Temperatures will be in the low 90s for the afternoon.

2) Small chance of thunderstorms (as usual). You will be more likely to see the storms if you like along the foothills and southern Douglas County (Boulder, Golden, Broomfield, Lakewood, Roxborough Park, Parker and Castle Rock to name a few that could be affected)

3) Looking at a cooler weekend.

Megan Montero

What you need to know, currently.

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