Well, we had to work extra hard to get here this year, but the first measurable snowfall contest has finally occurred! Denver International Airport recorded 0.2” of snow yesterday (November 11, 2014), which (unremarkably) counts as Denver’s first measurable snowfall of the season.
Contestants overwhelmingly picked the first snowfall to come during October, and rightfully so. Yesterday’s snowfall came 24 days after the average first snowfall in Denver -- October 19th.
First place lift tickets to Arapahoe Basin
First place goes to April Bailey, who guessed November 12 and 2.5” of snow. Remarkably, had DIA not recorded 0.2” of snow yesterday, April would have picked not only the correct day, but almost the exact amount of snow (DIA recorded 2.1” today). Great job, April!
Neil Corman takes second place with a $25 gift certificate to Sports Authority. Neil guessed 2” on November 7th.
Third place, and winner of a Weather5280 T-shirt, is Todd Bleess. Todd guessed 3” on November 4th.
Congratulations to all three of our winners; the entire Weather5280 team hopes all of our readers are enjoying the fresh snow and staying warm on this bitterly cold night!