Snowfall Statistics for COOP Station "Cedar Rapids No. 1"

NoteThis data was taken from our Cooperative Weather Observer in Marion, IA. Observations at this site are taken once a day around 5 pm.  This site has an extensive data set with records dating back to 1892.

First Snowfall

Measurable (0.1 inches or more)

Average Date: November 18th
Earliest: September 26th, 1942 (0.5 inches)
Latest: January 6th, 1913 (0.3 inches)

One Inch or More

Average Date: December 2nd
Earliest: October 18th, 1972 (1.0 inches)
Latest: February 11, 1944 (3.5 inches)


Last Snowfall

Measurable (0.1 inches or more)
Average Date: March 30th
Earliest: February 19th, 1908
Latest: May 11th, 1966 (0.5 inches)

One Inch or More

Average Date: March 22nd
Earliest: January 12th, 1968
Latest: April 30th, 1994 (4.0 inches)

 


Seasonal Snowfall

Normal Snowfall (1981-2010):  31.5 inches
Least amount of snowfall:  8.5 inches (1932-1933 season)
Greatest amount of snowfall:  84.3 inches (1942-1943 season)

Top 10 Snowiest Top 10 Least Snowiest

1.    1942-1943  84.3"
 2.   1935-1936  71.7"
 3.   1959-1960  62.4"
 4.   1950-1951  59.8"
 5.   1974-1975  58.2"
 6.   1904-1905  57.7"
 7.   2007-2008  56.6"
 8.   1978-1979  55.5"
 9.   1940-1941  55.4"
10.  1996-1997  54.6"

  1.    1932-1933     8.5"
  2.    1921-1922  10.8"
  3.    1967-1968  11.3"
  4.    1965-1966  12.0"
  5.    1988-1989  12.1"
  6.    1913-1914  14.2"
  7.    1927-1928  14.2"
  8.    1980-1981  14.5"
  9.    1926-1927  14.8"
10.    1903-1904  15.0"


 Monthly Snowfall

  Greatest Least
January 38.3 inches (1943) 0.9 inches (1981)
February 24.0 inches (1962) Zero (1987)
March 30.9 inches (1951) Zero (Numerous Years)
April 17.0 inches (1973) Zero (Numerous Years)
May 0.5 inches (1966, 1907) Zero (Numerous Years)
September 0.5 inches (1942) Zero (Numerous Years)
October 7.0 inches (1997) Zero (Numerous Years)
November 14.5 inches (1971) Zero (Numerous Years)
December 35.0 inches (1935) Zero (Numerous Years)


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