North Platte Area
Seasonal Snowfall Records
2010-2011 Ranked 10th

The 2010-2011 is not close to the 2009-2010 year for total snowfall, however North Platte still ranks well above normal for the season. The 2010-2011 winter season started out slow with below normal snowfall through the first three months, however the last 5 months have been above normal. Through mid April a total of 42.6 inches has been recorded at the National Weather Service Office in North Platte this winter season, which ranks tenth as the snowiest winter of all time.  The 2009-2010 winter season ranked as the second snowiest winter of all time only 5.4 inches below the top spot held by the 1979-1980 winter.
 
For your enjoyment, the current tabular snowfall totals are listed below for the city of North Platte.  The reported data is broken in up into rank, year, monthly and total data.

HIGHEST Seasonal Snowfall Totals For North Platte
Rank Year Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May    Total
1 1979-80 0 2.9 17.5 2.3 5.2 9.1 21.9 7.4 0.0   66.3
2 2009-10 0.0 30.3 T 12.3 1.5 12.3 3.8 0.7 0.0   60.9
3 1983-84 T 0.0 12.1 7.3 5.3 9.6 8.8 14.5 0.2   57.8
4 1948-49 0.0 T 4.6 9.4 21.2 2.0 19.9 0.5 0.0   57.6
5 1886-87 0.0 0.0 14.3 14.2 5.3 12.2 3.4 4.4 0.0   53.8
6 1885-86 0.0 2.0 4.2 1.6 3.0 6.0 21.6 14.8 0.0   53.2
7 1957-58 0.0 0.9 3.0 6.4 2.2 15.5 16.9 3.5 0.0   48.4
8 1911-12 0.0 T 0.2 6.5 8.5 5.2 27.8 0.1 0.0   48.3
9 1969-70 0.0 15.7 0.8 1.8 3.6 4.0 18.4 0.4 0.0   44.7
10 2010-11 0.0 0.0 0.5 7.6 14.7 7.2 7.6 5.0 ?   42.6
                         
Normal 30 yr 0.2 1.0 4.9 4.4 5.0 4.7 4.8 2.8 0.0   27.8
                         
LOWEST Seasonal Snowfall Totals For North Platte
Rank Year Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May    Total
123 (5) 1894-95 0.0 T 0.2 T 3.3 2.6 1.4 2.7 0.0   10.2
124 (4) 1884-85 0.0 0.2 0.0 2.7 1.2 1.6 3.7 0.0 0.0   9.4
125 (3) 1933-34 0.0 0.0 1.4 0.2 0.1 5.3 1.5 T 0.1   8.6
126 (2) 1980-81 0.0 0.6 1.2 T 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.0   3.9
127 (1) 1903-04 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.2 1.0 0.6 0.0 0.0   3.0
 

Page updated
Matt Masek

May 1, 2011



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