What Casper Records were Broken from this Winter Storm?

Casper Winter Storm Summary (Weather Stats from Casper Airport):

  • 16.2 inches of snow
  • 2.14 inches of liquid (rain & melted snow)
  • 10th biggest snowstorm since records began in 1937
  • Biggest snowstorm so early in the season (before this storm it was 18.7 inches on 10/16-17/1998)
  • 3rd biggest October snowstorm of all-time.
  • Record Daily Snowfall of 12.4 inches on Friday, October 4th broke the old record of 3.2 inches in 2005
  • Record Coldest High Friday, October 4th - The high was only 31 degrees which broke the old record of 37 in 1969
  • Record Daily Precipitation for Thursday, October 3rd - 1.54 inches (rain & melted snow) which broke the old daily precip record of 1.32" in 1994
  • Numerous Highways & Interstates were closed
  • Widespread tree damage & power outages
  • Already the 4th wettest October on record (2.14" so far - The wettest October is 4.17" in 1994)

 

Casper All-Time Biggest Snowstorms
Snowstorm Date(s) Snowfall (inches)
12/23-24/1982 31.3
4/18-21/1973 27.9
4/30-5/2/1946 23.2
12/1-2/1982 21.0
5/4-7/1978 18.8
10/16-17/1998 18.7
5/2-4/1950 18.4
4/29-5/2/1973 17.9
4/18-20/1971 17.4
10/3-4/2013 16.2
3/17-19/1954 16.1
11/8-13/1985 16.1
5/10-12/1980 15.7
3/28-30/1977 15.6
11/2-3/1994 15.4
11/7-8/1983 15.3
4/8-10/2013 15.1
4/16-17/2013 15.1
10/19-20/1949 15.0
11/19-21/1979 14.9



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