Southeast Michigan Weather History


This Day in Southeast Michigan Weather History ...

On March 5, 1900, a two-day snowstorm ended which dropped a total of 16.1 inches of snow in Detroit. This is the third heaviest snow storm in Detroit since 1880! The storm was the last storm in a series of remarkable snowstorms which saw the 7th heaviest snowstorm on February 19, 1900 and then the 4th heaviest snowstorm on February 28-March 1, 1900. The March 1st and March 5th snowstorms helped to make it the snowiest March on record in Detroit, with 30.2" of snowfall for the month. This is 23.2" above average!

Also on March 5, 1948, there was an all time high pressure observed at Detroit of 31.04 inches.


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