May Snowfall Records for Eau Claire and St. Cloud

How unusual is accumulating snow in Eau Claire, Wisconsin and St. Cloud, Minnesota in May? 

Click here for information on May snowfall events in the Twin Cities.

Top snowfall events in Eau Claire during May

Period of record 1893-2012 
(0.5" snowfall or greater)

#1    3.0"    May 1-2, 1935 (2-day event)
#2    2.0"     May 12, 1946
#3    1.8"     May 1, 1909
#4    1.5"     May 1, 1935 (calendar day total...included in #1 event)
        1.5"     May 2, 1935 (calendar day total...included in #1 event)
#6     0.7"    May 9, 1960
#7     0.5"    May 8, 1907
         0.5"    May 5, 1944 

 

Top snowfall events in St. Cloud during May

Period of record 1900-2012 
(0.5" snowfall or greater)

#1     3.3"    May 7-8, 1938 (2-day event)
#2     3.2"     May 19, 1971
#3     2.8"     May 8, 1938 (calendar day total...included in #1 event)
         2.8"     May 1, 1935
#5     2.5"     May 1, 1909
#6     1.2"     May 2-3, 1954 (2-day event)
#7     0.9"     May 15, 1929
#8     0.7"     May 2, 1954 (calendar day total...included in #6 event)
#9     0.5"     May 3, 1954 (calendar day total...included in #6 event)
         0.5"     May 7, 1938 (calendar day total...included in #1 event)
 



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