Between midnight and 4 a.m. on Oct 6 the National Weather Service in Boulder reported a half inch of snow at Denver International Airport, the location of city’s official weather station.
It’s the earliest first accumulating snow of the season since Oct 5, 2012.
— Denver7 News (@DenverChannel) October 6, 2018
SURPRISE!!! Some rain stuck around long enough to change over to accumulating snow in parts of metro Denver. (including DIA) All while we were asleep! If you missed out I have another chance in my 4Cast. Join us on #CBS4Mornings til 8a! #COwx #4wx @JamieALeary @KerryOC_TV pic.twitter.com/pCA866ad3k
— Chris Spears (@ChrisCBS4) October 6, 2018
Temperatures are set to remain well-below average for the foreseeable and snow continues to fall early, as predicted — welcome to the Grand Solar Minimum.