First Snowfall Information

With lake-effect flurries affecting portions of Southeast Wisconsin Sunday morning, we are re- issuing first snowfall information for MIlwaukee and Madison.

...Dates of first snow and first measurable snow for Milwaukee and Madison...

..................Milwaukee.................
Earliest trace...Sep 20 1954
Earliest measurable...Oct 6 1889  /0.1 inch/
Earliest one inch accum...Oct 17 1896  /1.0 inch/

Average date for first trace...Oct 28th
Average date for first measurable...Nov 14th
Average date for first one inch...Dec 2nd

Latest trace...Dec 5 1999
Latest measurable...Dec 26 1888  /0.1 inch/
Latest one inch accum...Jan 20 1889  /1.0 inch/

..................Madison.....................
Earliest trace...Sep 23 1928
Earliest measurable...Oct 6 1964  /0.5 inch/
Earliest one inch accum...Oct 10 1990  /3.0 inches/

Average date for first trace...Oct 25th
Average date for first measurable...Nov 5th
Average date for first one inch...Nov 18th

Latest trace...Nov 28 1994
Latest measurable...Dec 15 1999  /0.9 inch/
Latest one inch accum...Dec 23 2001  /1.1 inch/


NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan

 



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