Denver’s December was 3rd least snowy on record, Colorado snowpack below average
DENVER -- With only 0.5 inches of snowfall, December 2018 is the third least snowy on record. The lack of snowfall has been a trend so far in the 2018-2019 season which is now the 16th least snowy on record since 1882 with 8.2 inches to date. For Colorado, snowpack numbers are below average at a value of 90 percent as of Friday. The state snowpack has declined with a slower period of snowfall in the mountains.