According to eyewitness reports and data from weather stations, there was brief snowfall in Aluksne and elsewhere in northern Kurzeme on Saturday, October 5.
The next day, snow was recorded at numerous other locations with Mersrags and Jurmala on the Gulf od Rīga seeing the most - though not enough to start ski season at the same time.
Liepaja saw its first snowfall of the season on the morning of October 7, which is the city's earliest snowfall on record.
Last year, the first snowfall of the season was registered on October 24, while in 2017 - on October 25.
According to the Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Center, the earliest snowfall in Latvia was recorded in 1969, when the first snowfall of the season occurred on September 19.
Lai arī šī nakts nebija tik vēsa kā iepriekšējā, tomēr arī tā Liepājai nesa jaunu minimālās gaisa temperatūras rekordu ? (iepriekšējais -1,2°, 1929.), savukārt Dagdā zemes virsmu šorīt klāj plāna #sniegasega ❄️ Turpmākās naktis jau būs siltākas.@dagdai #rekordi #rudens pic.twitter.com/K2VNP39aJK— Meteo.lv (@LVGMC_Meteo) October 7, 2019