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Denver's first snow: Here's how much fell around Colorado

Denver International Airport measured 0.3 inches for Denver's latest first snow on record.

DENVER — The snowless streak is over.

Denver International Airport (DIA) measured 0.3 inches of snow on Friday, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). That makes this the first official snow of the season and the latest first snow ever on record in Denver.

Denver's previous latest first snow on record was Nov. 21, 1934.

This snow also ends a snowless streak for Denver that tied the record at 232 days. NWS Boulder said on Friday that the record of 232 days was set in 1887.

Though there's not much snow on the ground, it's more than the Denver metro area has seen in awhile. So here are the totals in the Denver metro area so far at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 10, according to the NWS:

  • Evergreen, 3.2 inches
  • Lakewood: 2.5 inches
  • Denver, east: 2.3 inches
  • Morrison: 2.1 inches
  • Denver, south: 2 inches
  • Sheridan: 1.5 inches
  • Littleton: 1.3 inches
  • Commerce City: 1 inch
  • Aurora: 1 inch
  • Wheat Ridge: 1 inch
  • Ken Caryl: 1 inch
  • Englewood: 0.8 inches
  • Arvada: 0.8 inches
  • Westminster: 0.7 inches
  • Federal Heights: 0.5 inches
  • Broomfield: 0.5 inches
  • Thornton: 0.5 inches
  • Denver International Airport: 0.3 inches
  • Northglenn: 0.3 inches
  • Castle Pines: 0.3 inches
  • Parker: 0.2 inches
  • Boulder: 0.1 inches
  • Highlands Ranch: 0.1 inches

Here are some snow totals from across the rest of Colorado:

  • Coal Bank Pass: 27 inches
  • Crested Butte: 19.5 inches
  • Silverton: 16.6 inches
  • Telluride: 16 inches
  • Aspen: 15 inches
  • Pagosa Springs: 14.6 inches
  • Grand Mesa: 14 inches
  • Steamboat Springs: 10 inches
  • Edwards: 10 inches
  • Longs Peak: 8.1 inches
  • West Vail: 7.7 inches
  • Rangely: 7 inches
  • Red Feather Lakes: 6.9 inches
  • Silverthorne: 6.9 inches
  • Breckenridge: 6 inches
  • Dinosaur: 6 inches
  • Winter Park: 5 inches
  • Estes Park: 4.2 inches
  • Gunnison: 4 inches
  • Rabbit Ears Pass: 3.4 inches
  • Loveland Pass: 3.4 inches
  • Glenwood Springs: 3.2 inches
  • Copper Mountain: 3.2 inches
  • Aspen Park: 3 inches
  • Grand Lake: 3 inches
  • Genesee: 2.5 inches
  • Frisco: 2.5 inches
  • Durango: 2.1 inches
  • Ward: 2.1 inches
  • Montrose: 2 inches
  • Parachute: 2 inches
  • Paonia: 1.7 inches
  • Eldora: 1 inch

> Updated forecast: Heavy mountain snow; light snow falls in Denver

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