October 3-5, 2013 Blizzard Hits The Record Books (updated with links to other official reporting stations)

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The October 3-5, 2013 blizzard will go down in the record books as a mega-storm for the Black Hills Region, and especially so for Rapid City. Below is a summary of the records set by this storm for the National Weather Service Office in Rapid City, SD (NWS East Rapid City).

Rank      Maximum 1 Day Snowfall Total                           Date              
1 20.0  4/18/1970
2 19.2  4/22/2001
3 19.0  10/4/2013

Rank   Maximum 3 Day Snowfall Total                 Date    
1 25.6  4/14/1927
2 23.1 10/5/2013
3 22.4  4/10/2013

Rank    Maximum 1 Day Snowfall Total for October Date        
1 19.0 10/4/2013
2 9.9 10/19/1919
3 7.0 10/20/1906

Rank   Maximum October Monthly Snowfall Total Date           
1 23.1 2013
2 15.1 1919
3 9.5 1932



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