Denver weather forecast for today, Feb. 16: Record warmth

Today’s forecast: Partly cloudy in the morning. A low of 36.21 degrees and a high of 74.27. Data: Dark Sky.

Good morning!

Today’s forecast: We’re looking at sunny skies and a high of 74 today with light wind. Temperatures will stay in the 60s for most of the next week, with a chance of rain on Sunday.

In the mountains, there may be light snow and rain on Sunday.

Today’s temperatures could beat the record of 70 degrees reported for this day in Denver in 1970. Denver set a record high for February temperatures earlier this month.

Data: National Weather Service.

The night sky: “Venus is brighter around February 16-17, 2017 than at any other time during its ongoing, approximate, 9.6-month reign in the evening sky.”