SNOW FORECAST FOR COLORADO IN DENVER: Can it snow in Denver in August?

DENVER (KDVR) — Monsoon season has arrived. While temperatures may seem warm right now, Denver’s weather can vary wildly from time to time.

Although it can snow in Denver in August, the National Weather Service said it never snowed in the city in August.

The average August temperature in Denver is 72.9 degrees. The NWS said the city saw 1.58 inches of rain that month.

Here’s a look at some of Denver’s historic August weather data, according to the NWS:

Coldest August on record

Here’s a look at the coldest Augusts on record, based on average temperature:

  1. 1915: 66.5 degrees
  2. 1927: 66.6 degrees
  3. 1920: 67.7 degrees
  4. 1884: 67.8 degrees
  5. 1888: 68 degrees

Hottest Augusts on record

Here’s a look at the hottest Augusts on record, based on average temperature:

  1. 2020: 77 degrees
  2. 2011: 77 degrees
  3. 1937: 76.8 degrees
  4. 2021: 75.4 degrees
  5. 2019: 75.4 degrees

Wettest August on record

Here’s a look at the wettest Augusts on record, based on total precipitation:

  1. 1979: 5.85 inches
  2. 1951: 4.47 inches
  3. 2008: 4.03 inches
  4. 1923: 3.87 inches
  5. 1991: 3.69 inches

Driest August on record

Here’s a look at the driest Augusts on record, based on total precipitation:

  1. 1924: 0.02 inch
  2. 1917: 0.05 inch
  3. 1900: 0.05 inch
  4. 1960: 0.06 inch
  5. 2012: 0.11 inch

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