"Friday the 13th" April Snowstorm Sets Record

The snow records that follow go back to 1893 for Dodge City:

What made this event most unique was how deep into the Spring season such a
large snowfall occurred in Dodge City. The following table shows total snow/sleet
accumulations on and after April 10th in a particular year:
Total Snow/Sleet on and after April 10:
Amount
Date
10.0"
2007
7.5"
1900
2.9"
2004
2.5"
1945
2.1"
1920

Latest Spring Date of 6" or Greater Snowstorm:
Date
Amount
April 13-14, 2007
10.0"
April 10-11, 1900
7.5"
April 8-9, 1919
7.6"
April 7-8, 1938
14.3"
April 6, 1895
6.6"
April 3-4, 1983 7.4"

Other April snowfall records for Dodge City since 1893:

Greatest Daily Snowfall in April
Amount
Date
10.6"
April 7, 1938
9.8"
April 13, 2007
7.0"
April 10, 1900
6.6" April 6, 1895
5.7" April 9, 1989
4.6" April 4, 1983
Single Greatest April Snowstorms
Amount
Date
14.3"
April 7-8, 1938
10.0"
April 13-14, 2007
7.6"
April 8-9, 1919
7.5"
April 10-11, 1900
7.4"
April 3-4, 1983
6.6"
April 6, 1895

April Monthly Snowfall
Amount
Year
14.3"
1938
10.0"
2007
9.0"
1983
7.6"
1919
7.5"
1900
6.9"
1895

The following map shows the visible satellite image at around noon on
April 14th after the snowstorm. Red numbers indicate storm total
snow reports from cooperative observers and storm spotters (click to enlarge):



Other snowfall amounts around Southwest Kansas from April 13-14th:

:SOUTHWEST KANSAS -- COOPERATIVE TEMPERATURE AND RAINFALL
:OBSERVATIONS FOR THE PREVIOUS 24 HOURS ENDING AT 7 AM LOCAL TIME
:
:.................................................................
: STATION MAX / MIN / 24-HR / SNOW / SNOW
: NAME TEMP/ TEMP / PRECIP / FALL / DEPTH
:.................................................................
:
:
ASHK1: ASHLAND : 41 / 32 / 1.48 / T /
CIMK1: CIMARRON : 36 / 31 / 1.50 / 7.0 / 7
COLK1: COLDWATER : M / M / 2.12 / 6.5 / 3
HWPK1: HAYS WATER PLANT : 39 / 34 / 0.58 / 0.0 / 0
HASK1: HAYS EXP STATION : 39 / 33 / 0.47 / 0.0 / 0
HEAK1: HEALY : 35 / 26 / 0.73 / 5.0 / 5
HUGK1: HUGOTON : 37 / / / /
JOHK1: JOHNSON : 32 / 24 / 0.91 / 9.5 / 10
LBLK1: LIBERAL : 38 / 29 / 1.25 / 5.0 / 5
MTZK1: MONTEZUMA : 37 / 26 / 1.20 / 9.2 / 8
NESK1: NESS CITY : 36 / 32 / 1.12 / 5.0 / 2
PATK1: PRATT 3W : 38 / 32 / 1.74 / 7.0 / 4
SCOK1: SCOTT CITY : 33 / 24 / 1.19 / 8.0 / 5
SYCK1: SYRACUSE : 32 / 16 / 1.21 / 12.0 / 12
ULYK1: ULYSSES 3NE : 33 / 24 / 0.66 / 15.0 / 15
:
:SOUTHWEST KANSAS -- OTHER COOP PRECIPITATION STATIONS
:
BLFK1: BELLEFONT 3S : / / 1.42 / M / 6
BUCK1: BUCKLIN : / / 1.72 / 8.0 / 6
BRDK1: BURDETT : / / 1.27 / 1.0 / 1
CLYK1: COLLYER 10S : / / 0.42 / 5.0 / 5
ELIK1: ELLIS : / / 0.54 / T /
MCCK1: MCCRACKEN : / / 0.96 / 0.0 /
OFFK1: OFFERLE 5S : / / 1.56 / 9.0 / 5
RANK1: RANSOM 2NE : / / 0.67 / 6.0 / 2
SUNK1: SUN CITY : / / 1.48 / M / 1
SNYK1: SUN CITY 6S : / / 1.01 / 2.0 / 2
TRUK1: TROUSDALE 1NE : / / 1.76 / M / 5
UTCK1: UTICA : / / 0.57 / 0.3 / 3
DCDK1: DODGE CITY 2.5NW : / / 1.17 / 10.3 / 9
DCFK1: DODGE CITY 3W : / / 1.29 / M / 8
DCJK1: DODGE CITY 2.1N : / / 0.74 / M / 7
:
:SOUTHWEST KANSAS -- ADDITIONAL PRECIPITATION REPORTS:
:STATION ID PRECIPITATION SNOWFALL DEPTH STATION NAME
:
ASHK1 / 1.48 / T / M : NE EDGE OF ASHLAND
BLFK1 / 1.42 / M / 6 : 3 S OF BELLEFONT
BRDK1 / 1.27 / 1.0 / 1 : 1 NW OF BURDETT
BUCK1 / 1.72 / 8.0 / 6 : N EDGE OF BUCKLIN
CIMK1 / 1.50 / 7.0 / 7 : CIMARRON
CLYK1 / 0.42 / 5.0 / 5 : 10 S OF COLLYER
COLK1 / 2.12 / 6.5 / 3 : CENTER OF COLDWATER
ELIK1 / 0.54 / T / M : N EDGE OF ELLIS
HEAK1 / 0.73 / 5.0 / 5 : HEALY
JOHK1 / 0.91 / 9.5 / 10 : SOUTH PART OF JOHNSON
LBLK1 / 1.25 / 5.0 / 5 : S PART OF LIBERAL
LTTK1 / 0.46 / M / M : E EDGE OF LORETTA
MCCK1 / 0.96 / 0.0 / M : NW PART OF MCCRACKEN
MTZK1 / 1.20 / 9.2 / 8 : CENTER OF MONTEZUMA
NESK1 / 1.12 / 5.0 / 2 : SW EDGE OF NESS CITY
OFFK1 / 1.56 / 9.0 / 5 : 10 E OF SPEARVILLE
PATK1 / 1.74 / 7.0 / 4 : 3 W OF PRATT
RANK1 / 0.67 / 6.0 / 2 : 2 NE OF RANSOM
SCOK1 / 1.19 / 8.0 / 5 : W EDGE OF SCOTT CITY
SNYK1 / 1.01 / 2.0 / 2 : 6 S OF SUN CITY
SUNK1 / 1.48 / M / 1 : SUN CITY
SYCK1 / 1.21 / 12.0 / 12 : NW EDGE OF SYRACUSE
TRUK1 / 1.76 / M / 5 : 1 NE OF TROUSDALE
ULYK1 / 0.66 / 15.0 / 15 : 3 NE OF ULYSSES
UTCK1 / 0.57 / 0.3 / 3 : S EDGE OF UTICA
DCDK1 / 1.17 / 10.3 / 9 : 2.5 NW OF DODGE CITY PO
DCFK1 / 1.29 / M / 8 : 3 SW OF DODGE CITY PO
DCJK1 / 0.74 / M / 7 : 2.1 N OF DODGE CITY PO
DCKK1 / 1.68 / 8.0 / 7 : 2.1 NNW OF DODGE CITY PO
DCTK1 / 1.24 / M / 5 : 5 W OF DODGE CITY PO
ZAFK1 / 1.55 / M / 5 : 8 WNW OF HARDTNER
ZBBK1 / 1.43 / M / M : 7 NE OF ENGLEWOOD
ZBCK1 / 1.86 / M / M : 11 NE OF ASHLAND
ZBIK1 / 1.68 / M / 6 : 4 S OF MINNEOLA
ZBJK1 / 1.50 / M / M : 11 WSW OF ASHLAND
ZCNK1 / 1.05 / M / M : 4 NE OF COLDWATER
ZEAK1 / 0.60 / M / M : 11 NE OF HAYS
ZEJK1 / 1.23 / 0.0 / 0 : W EDGE OF VICTORIA
ZFJK1 / 0.28 / M / M : NE EDGE OF HOLCOMB
ZHYK1 / 0.98 / 11.0 / 12 : 8 W OF ULYSSES
ZINK1 / 1.05 / 10.5 / 9 : 7 SE OF CIMARRON
ZJIK1 / 0.64 / M / 12 : 14 N OF KENDALL
ZKOK1 / 0.75 / 5.0 / 5 : 11 NW OF SUBLETTE
ZLIK1 / 1.10 / 8.0 / 8 : 11 WNW OF JETMORE
ZLNK1 / M / 7.0 / 7 : 8 SW OF JETMORE
ZLOK1 / 1.46 / M / 4 : 4 NE OF HANSTON
ZNCK1 / 1.39 / 5.5 / 6 : 3 SSW OF HAVILAND
ZNKK1 / 1.80 / M / M : 3 N OF GREENSBURG
ZNMK1 / 1.96 / M / 8 : W EDGE OF MULLINVILLE
ZODK1 / 0.74 / M / 5 : SE EDGE OF DIGHTON
ZOHK1 / 2.00 / M / 7 : 7 WSW OF DIGHTON
ZRDK1 / 0.98 / 10.0 / 4 : 10 SW OF NESS CITY
ZRIK1 / 0.64 / T / M : 6 SW OF UTICA
ZSOK1 / 0.60 / M / 2 : 10 NNW OF BURDETT
ZSTK1 / 0.39 / M / M : W SIDE OF LARNED
ZUFK1 / 0.83 / M / M : CENTER OF LIEBENTHAL
ZVDK1 / 2.29 / 8.5 / 8 : 10 SE OF SCOTT CITY
ZVHK1 / 1.06 / M / 5 : 11 NNW OF SCOTT CITY
ZWEK1 / 0.92 / 5.0 / 5 : CENTER OF KISMET
ZXJK1 / 1.71 / 3.3 / 3 : 8 N OF HUDSON
ZYGK1 / 0.64 / 8.5 / 9 : 4 NW OF MANTER
ZYQK1 / 1.64 / 4.5 / 5 : 9 NW OF BIG BOW
ZMMK1 / 0.52 / M / 9 : 14 N OF DEERFIELD
/ M / M / 10 : 2.2 NE DODGE CITY PO


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