No more 90 degree days to come, but first, a quick chill
Denver dropped to 46 degrees before sunrise Friday, the coldest temperature in three months and soon to become the norm.
– NWS Boulder (@NWSBoulder) September 17, 2021
Denver narrowly missed a record 95 degrees on Thursday, peaking at 94 degrees. Yesterday was the 58th day that Mile High City hit 90 degrees or more this summer, the 6th highest on record.
Gusts of wind brought colder temperatures overnight, swinging temperatures nearly 50 degrees in about 14 hours.
Denver will hit 75 degrees on Friday under sunny skies, according to the National Weather Service in Boulder. The evening low will drop to 50 degrees.
Denver’s temperature is expected to rise 40 degrees to a high of 90 on Saturday. Clear skies, dry and occasional 15 mph winds will create high fire conditions in the mountains. Saturday night there will be a low of 59 degrees.
Sunday will be clear, with a high near 87 degrees and a low around 55 degrees.
A cool front is expected to appear early next week, bringing fall highs into the 60s and 70s. Some storms could also be on their way alongside the change to cooler weather.