DENVER — Snow was hard to come by this winter in Denver. Only 19.4 inches has fallen at Denver International Airport, 34 percent of normal.
And so far, it’s been a warm, dry spring. So are we done with snow for this season? The records show snow is still likely. There has been snow in May in six of the past 10 years.
The dates of the last measurable snow for the past 10 years:
- April 30, 2016
- May 10, 2015
- May 12, 2014
- May 2, 2013
- April 3, 2012
- May 11, 2011
- May 12, 2010
- April 27, 2009
- May 14, 2008
- April 14, 2007
The average date of last snowfall is April 26. The latest snowfall on record is June 12, 1947.
As for this season, another 1-2 inches could fall in Denver and Fort Collins, and that’s about it.
The mountains, foothills and Palmer Divide are not done. Heavy snow accumulations are still possible there through May.