Denver weather: Snow throughout Monday with below freezing temperatures

Temperatures dropped to 16 degrees just after 5 a.m. Monday, the coldest April 13 temperature recorded in Denver’s history, forecasters said.

Monday’s high temperature could also be the lowest its ever been. The record is 27 degrees, according to the National Weather Service in Boulder. Denver’s expected high Monday is 29 degrees, the NWS said.

The cold temperature record, which was set at Denver International Airport, the official recording site for Denver, eclipsed a record of 17 degrees set in 1933, the NWS said.

The coldest high temperature for this date is 27 (same day in 1933) and that's in jeopardy too. #Brrrr #cowx

— NWS Boulder (@NWSBoulder) April 13, 2020

Snow is likely through the day and into the night Monday as the high temperature is expected to remain below freezing, forecasters said.

The high temperature will be around 29 degrees, said the National Weather Service in Boulder.

Snow is mainly expected in the afternoon. The chance of precipitation is 90%, forecasters said. A total of up to 3 inches of snow could accumulate through Monday night, the weather service said. It will get blustery tonight with wind gusts reaching 18 mph, the NWS said.

Tuesday will be mostly sunny with a high temperature near 40 degrees and a low around 23, forecasters said.

Afternoon snow is possible between noon and 1 p.m. on Wednesday. There’s a chance for rain after 1 p.m. It will be partly sunny with a high temperature around 47 degrees, the NWS said. Rain and snow is likely at night. By 10 p.m. only snow is expected. The chance for precipitation will be 70%.

Snow is also likely on Thursday, when the high temperature will drop down into the 30s to around 36 degrees, the NWS said. The chance of precipitation is 70%.

It will be mostly sunny on Friday with a high temperature of around 46 degrees and a low of 26, forecasters said. Saturday will also be mostly sunny with a high of 58 degrees.

There’s a slight chance for rain on Sunday, when the high temperature will be around 60 degrees.

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