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Saint Cloud's Top Ten Lists of Monthly Snowfall

Top 10 Lists:

SEASON (109 YEARS; Average = 41.9 IN; Standard Deviation = 17.3 IN)
SNOWIEST
DRIEST
Rank
Snowfall
Season
Rank
Snowfall
Season
1
87.9 IN
1964-1965
1
6.0 IN
1901-1902
2
84.5 IN
1936-1937
2
14.1 IN
1958-1959
3
82.0 IN
1950-1951
3
16.1 IN
1967-1968
4
78.5 IN
2012-2013
4
16.5 IN
1980-1981
5 (tie)
75.5 IN
1916-1917
5
16.7 IN
1986-1987
5 (tie)
75.5 IN
2013-2014
6
19.0 IN
1902-1903
7
69.6 IN
1927-1928
7
20.0 IN
1904-1905
8(tie)
66.9 IN
1968-1969
8
20.5 IN
1899-1900
8(tie)
66.9 IN
1978-1979
9
20.6 IN
1914-1915
10
66.1 IN
2010- 2011
10
22.9 IN
1912-1913
SUMMER (No Snow Recorded in 104 Years)
FALL (109 Years; Average =7.0 IN; Standard Deviation = 6.4 IN)
SNOWIEST
DRIEST
Rank
Snowfall
Year
Rank
Snowfall
Year
1
26.9 IN
1940
1(tie)
0.0 IN
1904
2
25.7 IN
1983
1(tie)
0.0 IN
1907
3
25.0 IN
1947
1(tie)
0.0 IN
1922
4
24.4 IN
1991
4(tie)
TRACE
1899
5
20.3 IN
1911
4(tie)
TRACE
1901
6
18.4 IN
1936
4(tie)
TRACE
1928
7(tie)
18.3 IN
1985
7
0.1 IN
1912
7(tie)
18.3 IN
1988
8
0.2 IN
2004
9
17.4 IN
1982
9
0.3 IN
1953
10
17.1 IN
1975
10(tie)
0.4 IN
1941
 
10(tie)
0.4 IN
1972
WINTER (109 Years; Average = 23.8 IN; Standard Deviation = 11.3 IN)
SNOWIEST
DRIEST
Rank
Snowfall
Season
Rank
Snowfall
Season
1
55.1 IN
1968-1969
1
5.5 IN
1923-1924
2
54.6 IN
1936-1937
2
6.0 IN
1901-1902
3
50.6 IN
2013-2014
3
7.5 IN
1899-1900
4
49.4 IN
1978-1979
4
8.2 IN
1905-1906
5
47.6 IN
2010-2011
5
8.4 IN
1960-1961
6
46.9 IN
1966-1967
6
9.3 IN
1986-1987
7
42.9 IN
1950-1951
7
9.9 IN
1943-1944
8
42.8 IN
1961-1962
8
10.0 IN
1962-1963
9
42.5 IN
1974-1975
9
10.5 IN
1920-1921
10 (tie)
40.7 IN
1921-1922
10
10.7 IN
1939-1940
10 (tie)
40.7 IN
1993-1994
     
SPRING (109 YEARS; Average = 11.1 IN; Standard Deviation = 8.4 IN)
SNOWIEST
DRIEST
Rank
Snowfall
Year
Rank
Snowfall
Year
1
57.8 IN
1965
1(tie)
0.0 IN
1903
2
41.0 IN
2013
1(tie)
0.0 IN
1902
3
36.0 IN
1917
1(tie)
Trace
2010
4
35.1 IN
2002
4
0.2 IN
1921
5
30.7 IN
1951
5
0.3 IN
1973
6
28.7 IN
2008
6
0.4 IN
1987
7
22.8 IN
1985
7
0.7 IN
1968
8
22.2 IN
1908
8
1.0 IN
1919
9
22.1 IN
1964
9
1.1 IN
2005
10
21.8 IN
1950
10
1.3 IN
1959
JULY (No Snow Recorded in 109 Years)
AUGUST (No Snow Recorded in 109 Years)
SEPTEMBER (109 Years; Average = 0.0 IN; Standard Deviation = 0.2 IN)
SNOWIEST
DRIEST
Rank
Snowfall
Year
Rank
Snowfall
Year
1
1.6 IN
1942
1
95 Years Tied at 0.0 IN
2
0.2 IN
1995
3(tie)
TRACE
1908
3(tie)
TRACE
1958
3(tie)
TRACE
1961
3(tie)
TRACE
1965
3(tie)
TRACE
1984
3(tie)
TRACE
1985
9(tie)
95 Years Tied at 0.0 IN
OCTOBER (109 Years; Average = 0.7 IN; Standard Deviation = 1.4 IN)
SNOWIEST
DRIEST
Rank
Snowfall
Year
Rank
Snowfall
Year
1
6.8 IN
1936
1
31 Years Tied at 0.0 IN
2
6.4 IN
2002
3
6.0 IN
1995
4
4.1 IN
1959
5
4.0 IN
1969
6
3.8 IN
1919
7
3.5 IN
1916
8
3.2 IN
1951
9
3.1 IN
1991
10(tie)
2.5 IN
1932
10(tie)
2.5 IN
2009
NOVEMBER (109 Years; Average = 6.2 IN; Standard Deviation = 6.3 IN)
SNOWIEST
DRIEST
Rank
Snowfall
Year
Rank
Snowfall
Year
1
26.9 IN
1940
1
0.0 IN
1981
2(tie)
25.0 IN
1947
2(tie)
TRACE
1899
2(tie)
25.0 IN
1983
2(tie)
TRACE
1901
4
21.3 IN
1991
2(tie)
TRACE
1904
5
20.3 IN
1911
2(tie)
TRACE
1907
6
18.3 IN
1985
2(tie)
TRACE
1913
7
18.2 IN
1988
2(tie)
TRACE
1916
8
17.1 IN
1975
2(tie)
TRACE
1918
9
16.9 IN
1982
2(tie)
TRACE
1922
10
15.0 IN
1927
2(tie)
TRACE
1928
2(tie)
TRACE
1939
2(tie)
TRACE
1941
2(tie)
TRACE
2009
DECEMBER (110 Years; Average = 7.3 IN; Standard Deviation = 5.7 IN)
SNOWIEST
DRIEST
Rank
Snowfall
Year
Rank
Snowfall
Year
1
25.5 IN
1927
1
0.0 IN
1981
2
25.4 IN
1968
2(tie)
TRACE
1899
3
25.0 IN
1969
2(tie)
TRACE
1905
4
23.0 IN
2008
2(tie)
TRACE
1913
5
21.8 IN
1950
5
0.2 IN
1943
6
21.0 IN
2010
6(tie)
0.6 IN
1923
7
20.4 IN
2013
6(tie)
0.6 IN
1939
8
19.0 IN
1936
8
0.8 IN
1967
9
18.2 IN
2009
9(tie)
1.0 IN
1952
10
18.0 IN
1945
9(tie)
1.0 IN
1960
     
9(tie)
1.0 IN
1960
JANUARY (109 YEARS; Average = 9.2 IN; Standard Deviation = 6.4 IN)
SNOWIEST
DRIEST
Rank
Snowfall
Year
Rank
Snowfall
Year
1
29.9 IN
1975
1
0.1 IN
1990
2
26.1 IN
1967
2
0.3 IN
1942
3
24.2 IN
1916
3
0.4 IN
1974
4
22.9 IN
1969
4
0.8 IN
1944
5
21.9 IN
1996
5
0.9 IN
2010
6
19.9 IN
1994
6
1.4 IN
1924
7
19.7 IN
1920
7
1.6 IN
1931
8
19.3 IN
1997
8
1.8 IN
2008
9
18.7 IN
1917
9
1.9 IN
1964
10
18.4 IN
1999
10(tie)
2.0 IN
1903
     
10(tie)
2.0 IN
1959
     
10(tie)
2.0 IN
2007
FEBRUARY (109 Years; Average = 7.2 IN; Standard Deviation = 5.5 IN)
SNOWIEST
DRIEST
Rank
Snowfall
Year
Rank
Snowfall
Year
1
21.6 IN
1971
1
0.0 IN
1921
2
21.5 IN
1909
2(tie)
TRACE
1901
3
20.6 IN
1922
2(tie)
TRACE
1902
4
20.0 IN
1962
4
0.5 IN
1964
5
19.9 IN
1919
5
0.5 IN
1999
6
19.5 IN
1939
6
0.6 IN
1998
7
18.8 IN
1937
7(tie)
1.0 IN
1912
8
17.8 IN
2001
7(tie)
1.0 IN
1960
9
16.8 IN
2013
9
1.2 IN
1906
10
16.5 IN
1953
10
1.5 IN
1987
MARCH (109 Years; Average = 8.3 IN; Standard Deviation = 7.5 IN)
SNOWIEST
DRIEST
Rank
Snowfall
Year
Rank
Snowfall
Year
1
51.7 IN
1965
1(tie)
0.0 IN
1925
2
36.0 IN
1917
1(tie)
0.0 IN
2010
3
28.1 IN
1951
3(tie)
TRACE
1902
4
22.8 IN
1985
3(tie)
TRACE
1903
5
19.8 IN
2002
3(tie)
TRACE
1910
6
19.4 IN
1975
3(tie)
TRACE
1981
7
17.8 IN
2008
3(tie)
TRACE
2000
8
17.7 IN
1908
8
0.1 IN
1968
9
16.6 IN
2013
9
0.2 IN
1921
10
16.1 IN
1995
10
0.3 IN
1973
APRIL (103 Years; Average = 2.7 IN; Standard Deviation = 3.3 IN)
SNOWIEST
DRIEST
Rank
Snowfall
Year
Rank
Snowfall
Year
1
24.4 IN
2013
1(tie)
0.0 IN
1900
2
15.6 IN
1928
1(tie)
0.0 IN
1901
3
15.3 IN
2002
1(tie)
0.0 IN
1906
4
12.0 IN
2014
1(tie)
0.0 IN
1915
5
11.1 IN
1950
1(tie)
0.0 IN
1918
6
10.9 IN
2008
1(tie)
0.0 IN
1930
7
10.0 IN
1909
1(tie)
0.0 IN
1934
8
9.4 IN
1953
1(tie)
0.0 IN
1938
9(tie)
9.4 IN
1991
1(tie)
0.0 IN
1986
9(tie)
8.7 IN
1961
1(tie)
0.0 IN
2006
11
2 tied with 7.2 IN
1(tie)
0.0 IN
2010
MAY (104 Years; Average = 0.1 IN; Standard Deviation = 0.6 IN)
SNOWIEST
DRIEST
Rank
Snowfall
Year
Rank
Snowfall
Year
1
3.3 IN
1938
1
64 Years Tied at 0.0 IN
2
3.2 IN
1971
3
2.8 IN
1935
4
2.5 IN
1909
5
1.2 IN
1954
6
0.9 IN
1929
7(tie)
0.3 IN
1945
7(tie)
0.3 IN
1946
7(tie)
0.3 IN
1979
10(tie)
0.1 IN
1976
10(tie)
0.1 IN
2005
JUNE (No Snow Recorded in 104 Years)

 

Historic snowfall data provided courtesy of Ralph Nistler, former Meteorologist-In-Charge of the Saint Cloud National Weather Service Office, and NOAA/NWS

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Last updated:
May 1, 2014
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