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Saint Cloud Extreme Snow Statistics

St. Cloud Extreme Snow Statistics: 1893-2014

Single Storm 24-Hour Snowfall Deepest Snow Cover

 

Single Storm Snowfall
Rank Snowfall Dates
1 36.0 inches April 19-21, 1893
2 32.0 inches March 31-April 1, 1896
3 21.7 inches March 1-3, 1965
(14.5 inches on 3/1)
4 18.3 inches February 28-March 4, 1951
5 (tie) 17.7 inches March 14-18, 1965
5 (tie) 17.7 inches March 3-4, 1985
7 16.8 inches November 28- December 1, 1985
8 16.4 inches January 5-11, 1975
9 16.3 inches November 11-12, 1940
10 (tie) 15.0 inches November 16-17, 1911
10 (tie) 15.0 inches March 15, 2002
12 14.0 inches March 16, 1917
13 (tie) 13.5 inches February 6-8, 1937
13 (tie) 13.5 inches November 10-11, 2014
15 (tie) 13.3 inches December 6-9, 1969
15 (tie) 13.3 inches October 31-November 2, 1991
17 13.1 inches November 6-8, 1943
18 12.7 inches December 23-26, 2009
19 12.1 inches January 20-25, 1982
20 (tie) 12.0 inches April 26, 1893
20 (tie) 12.0 inches January 3, 1897
20 (tie) 12.0 inches March 11, 1897
20 (tie) 12.0 inches March 5-6, 1908
20 (tie) 12.0 inches November 14-15, 1927
20 (tie) 12.0 inches March 13-16, 1943
Note: Snowfall is defined as consecutive days of measurable snowfall.
Observation Site
  • St. Cloud Reformatory: 1893-1942
  • St. Cloud Airport: 1940-2009
  • St. Cloud Prison: 2010-2014
Single Storm 24-Hour Snowfall Deepest Snow Cover

 

Highest 24 Hour Snowfall
Rank Snowfall Dates
1 24.0 inches April 19, 1893
2 20.0 inches March 31, 1896
3 15.0 inches March 15, 2002
4 14.5 inches March 1, 1965
5 14.0 inches March 16, 1917
6 13.2 inches November 10, 2014
7 13.0 inches March 17, 1965
8 (tie) 12.0 inches April 26, 1893
8 (tie) 12.0 inches April 1, 1896
8 (tie) 12.0 inches January 3, 1897
8 (tie) 12.0 inches March 11, 1897
8 (tie) 12.0 inches November 21, 1898
8 (tie) 12.0 inches February 28, 1951

 

Single Storm 24-Hour Snowfall Deepest Snow Cover

 

St. Cloud - Deepest Snow Cover
Rank Snow Depth (inches) Dates Snow Depth of >= 30 inches
1 50 inches March 16, 1917 March 13-23
2 39 inches Feb 8-10, 1937 Feb 7-19
3 34 inches Feb 29, 1936 Feb 26-March 2
4 33 inches Feb 19-22, 1936 Feb 13-24
5 32 inches February 22-March 2, 1922 Feb 22-March 3
6 31 inches March 3, 1965  
7 31 inches March 18-19, 1965 March 18-23
8 31 inches March 29, 1965 March 28-31
9 30 inches Feb 25, 1929  
10 30 inches January 30-Feb 1, 1969  

Note: Snow depth measured reliably 1904-2014

Last Updated: November 12, 2014

Historic temperature data provided courtesy of the Saint Cloud National Weather Service Office, and NOAA/NWS
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