Paul International Airport. Statistically, though, February is not Minnesota’s snowiest month. That honor falls to January, according to National Weather Service data. From 1981 to 2010, the average January snowfall exceeded February by more than 4 inches.Feb 20, 2019
For nearly all of winter along with some of early spring and late fall, Minneapolis has at least an inch of snow on the ground. A snowpack that gets to ten or more inches deep can cover the city anytime from November to April. The snow accumulates most during December, January and February.
MINNEAPOLIS – Parts of Minnesota could see several inches of snow overnight Friday and into Saturday. But this is late March. … “January and December are actually one and two, March is the third snowiest month we have typically in an average winter here in the Twin Cities,” explained Edmondson.
Heavy snowfalls occur from November to April, averaging about 70 inches (178 cm) annually in the northeast near Duluth and 30 inches (76 cm) in the southeast. Blizzards hit Minnesota twice each winter on the average. Spring is a time of major transition in Minnesota.
As it stands right now the latest recorded measurable snow in Minnesota remains at 1.5 inches at Mizpah in Koochiching County on June 4, 1935 and the earliest documented snow in Minnesota is a trace that fell at the Duluth Airport on August 31, 1949.
Heavy snows in April are fairly common in Minnesota’s past. … Two Harbors in Lake County saw 17 inches of snow from the 1933 storm. Another April snowstorm is the April 17-19, 2013 event that brought 17.7 inches at Duluth and 7.3 inches in the Twin Cities.
The average sliding 31-day snowfall during March in Minneapolis is decreasing, starting the month at 4.4 inches, when it rarely exceeds 10.7 inches or falls below 0.4 inches, and ending the month at 2.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 6.0 inches. The highest average 31-day accumulation is 4.4 inches on March 4.
1. Alaska. Alaska is the coldest state in the U.S. Alaska’s average temperature is 26.6°F and can go as low as -30°F during the winter months.
Annual snowfall extremes have ranged from over 170 inches or 4.32 metres in the rugged Superior Highlands of the North Shore to as little as 5 inches or 0.13 metres in southern Minnesota. Temperatures as low as −60 °F or −51.1 °C have occurred during Minnesota winters. Spring is a time of major transition in Minnesota.
|Maximum||115 deg. F. *||Beardsley|
|Minimum||-60 deg. F.||near Tower|
|Maximum 24-hour change||72 degrees F.||Nett Lake|
January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Minneapolis. The month with the most snowfall is February when snow falls for 10.8 days and typically aggregates up to 2.17″ (55mm) of snow.
Climate Observations: July is the only month that has not seen recorded snow in the North Star State. … The latest June snow was of June 4, 1935, at Mizpah in Koochiching County, when 1.5 inches was recorded by the observer there.
May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.3 snowfall days, Minneapolis aggregates 0.12″ (3mm) of snow. In Minneapolis, during the entire year, snow falls for 53.5 days, and aggregates up to 9.09″ (231mm) of snow.
|Earliest recorded snow||Trace||August 31, 1949|
|Earliest measurable snow||0.3 inch (1 cm)||September 14, 1964|
|Latest recorded snow||1.5 inches (4 cm)||June 4, 1935|
|Most snow, 24 hours||36 inches (91 cm)||January 7, 1994|
You might not believe it, but it snowed in four states this July! While summer snow in Alaska is hardly unusual (they leave year-round snow in the mountains just to impress the tourists), it was unexpected in Idaho, Montana and Wyoming.
New Year’s Day is often snowy for much of the northeastern United States and the western mountains. Large American cities that are more likely than not to have some snow on January 1 include Buffalo, Rochester, Salt Lake City, Milwaukee and Minneapolis.
But, yes, snow has fallen in Minnesota during September. … Across much of central, western and southern portions of Minnesota, a measurable September snowfall occurs about once every 50 years,” the site noted.
January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Minneapolis. In March, in Minneapolis, it is snowing for 7 days. Throughout March, 1.1″ (28mm) of snow is accumulated. In Minneapolis, during the entire year, snow falls for 53.5 days, and aggregates up to 9.09″ (231mm) of snow.
This year, the Minnesota winter forecast 2021 comes with a La Ninã Watch from the NOAA, meaning that precipitation will be above normal, which usually results in higher snowfalls.
In Minneapolis, Minnesota, in December, during 11.1 snowfall days, 1.65″ (42mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Minneapolis, during the entire year, snow falls for 53.5 days, and aggregates up to 9.09″ (231mm) of snow.
Alaska, not surprisingly, outperforms all other US states when it comes to cold weather. … It is because Minnesota and North Dakota get so exceptionally cold in winter, that they place just behind Alaska for the lowest annual average temperature.
So Minnesota is definitely colder than some parts of Canada,(Vancouver, B.C.) just as cold as other parts (Winnipeg,Man.) and warmer than only a few Canadian spots during normal winter conditions (Iqaluit, Nunavut in Canada’s North).
Minnesota snow storm livestream – Dec. 10