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107-year-old record falls with Tuesday’s cold; 13th largest temperature change on record

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DENVER — Tuesday’s high of 13 degrees in Denver is the coldest high temperature recorded on the date for the city.

The previous record for the date was 16 degrees in 1911.

The cold day is part of the major temperature changes the city has felt since Sunday.

For the second time in four months, Denver had a 36- to 48-hour temperature swing ranked in the top 20 all time in the city’s weather history, spanning 147 years

In all, Denver’s temperature changed 72 degrees from Sunday’s high of 69 degrees to Tuesday morning’s low of minus-3 degrees.

The city had a similar temperature drop in October. Both temperature swings rank in the top 20 of largest two-day changes on record.

The chill remains Wednesday. The morning low will be near 0 degrees and the afternoon high near 27.

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