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Love Exploring Logo By Karlina Valeiko of Love Exploring | Slide 2 of 26: One of the Earth's hottest and driest places, Sahara Desert might not seem like a likely spot for a bit of snowfall. However, the near-impossible has actually happened a few times. The first record snowfall was in 1979 – the snowstorm lasted around half an hour. Most recently, it happened in 2018, when the desert was covered in a blanket of snow for almost a day before melting under the hot sun. Here are more out-of-season weather events that shocked the world

It never snows in the Sahara Desert

One of the Earth's hottest and driest places, Sahara Desert might not seem like a likely spot for a bit of snowfall. However, the near-impossible has actually happened a few times. The first record snowfall was in 1979 – the snowstorm lasted around half an hour. Most recently, it happened in 2018, when the desert was covered in a blanket of snow for almost a day before melting under the hot sun.

Here are more out-of-season weather events that shocked the world

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