Not quite. Those around in 1971 were shopping for snow-covered pumpkins as 2 inches of snow fell in Seattle on Oct. 27. There are a handful of reports of trace amounts of snow in other Octobers through the years, but 1971 was the only year there was snow on the ground.
Actually, that winter season could probably qualify as the longest winter ever. Not only does it hold the record for earliest snowfall, but the latest snowfall, which was 1.2 inches on April 17 in 1972.