Denver plummeted to 46 degrees before sunrise on Friday, the coldest temperature in three months and soon became the norm.
— NWS Boulder (@NWSBoulder) September 17, 2021
Denver missed a record high of 95 degrees on Thursday, reaching 94 degrees. Yesterday was the 58th day the Mile High City reached 90 degrees or more this summer, the sixth-highest on record.
Strong winds brought in cooler temperatures overnight, with temperatures dropping by about 50 degrees in about 14 hours.
Denver will reach 75 degrees under sunny skies on Friday, according to the National Weather Service in Boulder. The minimum temperature in the evening will drop to 50 degrees.
Denver’s temperature is forecast to rise 40 degrees to a high of 90 on Saturday. Clear skies, dry and occasional winds with gusts of 15 mph will increase fire conditions in the mountains. The minimum temperature on Saturday night will be 59 degrees.
The weather will be clear on Sunday, the maximum temperature will be around 87 degrees and the minimum temperature will be around 55 degrees.
A calm front should advance early next week, bringing autumn highs in the 60s and 70s. Along with the change in cold weather, there may be some storms as well.