TOP TEN SNOWFALLS PER MONTH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN

                         THE TWIN CITIES
             TOP TEN GREATEST/LEAST MONTHLY SNOWFALLS

           SEPTEMBER                          OCTOBER
       GREATEST MONTHLY                    GREATEST MONTHLY
 1.  1942.............1.7  INCHES   1.   1991.HALLOWEEN..8.2 INCHES
 2.  1985.............0.4    "      2.   1905............5.5   "
 3.  1961.............0.1    "      3.   1916............4.3   "
 4.  NUMEROUS OCCURRENCES  TRACE    4.   1959............3.7   "
                                    5.   1925............3.3   "
                                    6.   1977............3.0   "
                                    7.   1917............2.6   "
                                    8.   1955............2.5   "
                                    9.   1969............2.4   "
                                   10.   1919/1976.......2.3 INCHES
                     NOVEMBER...TOP TEN SNOWFALLS
       GREATEST MONTHLY                     LEAST MONTHLY
 1.  1991.(ALL-TIME).46.9 INCHES    1.  1928/1939/63/09..TRACE
 2.  1983............30.4   "       2.  1916/1973........0.1 INCHES
 3.  1940............26.3   "       3.  1904/1907/1908...0.3   "
 4.  1985............23.9   "       4.  1914.............0.4   "
 5.  1947............21.8   "       5.  1918/1938........0.5   "
 6.  1996............16.8   "       6.  1913.............0.6   "
 7.  1921............16.6   "       7.  1931.............0.7   "
 8.  1978............16.5   "       8.  1894/1922/1967...0.8   "
 9.  1975............16.2   "       9.  1917/1942/1980...0.9   "
10.  1988............15.8 INCHES   10.  1899/1912........1.0 INCHES

                     DECEMBER...TOP TEN SNOWFALLS
       GREATEST MONTHLY                     LEAST MONTHLY
 1.  2010............33.6 INCHES    1.  1913/1943........TRACE
 2.  1969............33.2   "       2.  1895.............0.6 INCHES
 3.  2000............30.2   "       3.  1930.............0.7   "
 4.  1968............28.7   "       4.  1944.............1.1   "
 5.  1950............25.0   "       5.  1965.............1.2   "
 6.  1902............24.0   "       6.  1897/1898........1.5   "
 7.  1996............23.7   "       7.  1922/1960/1979...1.7   "
 8.  1927............22.8   "       8.  1899/1905........1.9   "
 9.  1983............21.0   "       9.  1956.............2.1   "
10.  2009............20.9 INCHES   10.  1957.............2.2 INCHES

                     JANUARY...TOP TEN SNOWFALLS
       GREATEST MONTHLY                    LEAST MONTHLY
 1.  1982............46.4 INCHES    1.  1892/1898........0.6 INCHES
 2.  1967............35.3   "       2.  1931.............0.9   "
 3.  1999............33.1   "       3.  1944.............1.0   "
 4.  1917............28.8   "       4.  1990.............1.1   "
 5.  1975............27.4   "       5.  1959.............1.4   "
 6.  1916............23.9   "       6.  1942.............1.7   "
 7.  1969............21.6   "       7.  1958.............2.4   "
 8.  1998............20.4   "       8.  1974.............2.5   "
 9.  1971............19.9   "       9.  1928/1983........3.2   "
 10. 1988............19.5 INCHES   10.  1941.............2.3 INCHES

                     FEBRUARY...TOP TEN SNOWFALLS
       GREATEST MONTHLY                    LEAST MONTHLY
 1.  1962............26.5 INCHES    1.  1894.............0.3 INCHES
 2.  1909............24.2   "       2.  1935.............0.8   "
 3.  1967............23.7   "       3.  1954/1964........1.0   "
 4.  1936............19.7   "       4.  1958/1987........1.2   "
 5.  2004............19.7   "       5.  1977.............1.8   "
 6.  1893............17.8   "       6.  1947.............1.9   "
 7.  1989............17.3   "       7.  1927/1934/1995...2.1   "
 8.  2001............16.5   "       8.  1896/1968........2.2   "
 9.  1974............15.7   "       9.  1956.............2.4   "
10.  1945............15.4 INCHES   10.  1903.............2.6 INCHES

                     MARCH...TOP TEN SNOWFALLS
       GREATEST MONTHLY                     LEAST MONTHLY
 1.  1951............40.0 INCHES    1.  2010.............0.0 INCHES
 2.  1965............37.1   "       2.  1981.............0.1   "
 3.  1985............36.8   "       3.  1925.............0.3   "
 4.  1917............29.9   "       4.  1895/1931/1973.  0.4   "
 5.  1940............25.6   "       5.  1945.............0.7   "
 6.  1952............25.4   "       6.  1968.............0.8   "
 7.  1899............23.6   "       7.  1910.............0.9   "
 8.  1989............22.7   "       8.  1905/1921........1.0   "
 9.  1962............21.8   "       9.  1922.............1.4   "
10.  1901............19.1 INCHES   10.  1902/1919/46/09..1.5 INCHES

                     APRIL...TOP TEN SNOWFALLS
       GREATEST MONTHLY                     LEAST MONTHLY
 1.  1983............21.8 INCHES    1.  1976.LAST OF MANY. ZERO
 2.  2002............20.2   "       2.  1987.LAST OF MANY..TRACE
 3.  1928............16.9   "       3.  1921/1946........0.1 INCH
 4.  1893/1907.......13.0   "       4.  1954/1967........0.2   "
 5.  1908............11.7   "       5.  1944/48/69.......0.3   "
 6.  1923............11.0   "       6.  1934/66/68/86....0.4   "
 7.  1984.............9.8   "       7.  1897/1912/17.....0.5   "
 8.  1957.............9.6   "       8.  1952.............0.6   "
 9.  1949.............9.3   "       9.  1953/1979........0.7   "
10.  1929.............9.2 INCHES   10.  1902/1989........0.8 INCH
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                     MAY...TOP TEN SNOWFALLS
       GREATEST MONTHLY                     LEAST MONTHLY
 1.  1892/1935/1946..3.0  INCHES    1.  2002...TO NUMEROUS...ZERO
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 JUNE..JULY..AND AUGUST NO SNOWFALL FROM 1891 TO 2001

2/24/2011

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