People have been taking to social media to share their colourfully uncommon photos.
“The #snowbegan falling the morning of Sunday, January 7 and didn’t begin melting on the iconic dunes until around 5pm,” said MSNBC.
“Even more odd: it has now snowed there two years in a row. Now might be the time to talk about #climatechange,” shared The World Post.
“A very rare occurrence [sic] - snow falling on the sahara desert,” shared the_travel_plan.
“A very rare #phenomenon,” said marquisdecendre.