DENVER – Denver saw its first snowfall of the season at Denver International Airport Saturday morning.
The first official snowfall happened Friday night into Saturday morning through the eastern and southern parts of the Denver metro area. According to the National Weather Service Boulder, the snowfall reached half an inch.
First snow of the season occurred overnight for southern & far eastern parts of the Denver Metro area, including KDEN which received a half inch of snow (0.5″). #cowx
— NWS Boulder (@NWSBoulder) October 6, 2018
There were overnight rain showers in downtown Denver Friday night, mixing with the snow to create a dusting throughout the area. According to reporting partner 9News Denver, the average date of the first snow in Denver is October 18.
The first major mountain snow for the west and central mountains is looking to arrive early this week.