Denver weather: More 90-degree days ahead but first, a sharp cool down

Denver dipped down to 46 degrees before sunrise on Friday, the coldest temperature in three months and soon to become the norm.

Denver narrowly missed a record high of 95 degrees on Thursday, topping out at 94 degrees. Yesterday was the 58th day the Mile High City has reached 90 degrees or higher this summer, the 6th most on record.

Gusty winds brought in the colder temperatures overnight, swinging temperatures by nearly 50 degrees in about 14 hours.

According to the National Weather Service in Boulder, Denver will reach 75 degrees on Friday under sunny skies. The evening low will drop to 50 degrees.

Denver’s temperature is forecasted to rally 40 degrees to a high of 90 on Saturday. Clear skies, dry and occassional winds of 15 mph will make for elevated fire conditions in the mountains. Saturday night will have a mild low of 59 degrees.

Sunday will be clear, with a high near 87 degrees and a low around 55 degrees.

A cool front should move in early next week, bringing autumn highs in the 60s and 70s. Some storms could also be on the way alongside the change to cooler weather.

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