October 2013 – Snowiest on record for many locations.
 
A significant early season snowstorm dropped a foot or more of snow across portions of western South Dakota and northeastern Wyoming during the first week in October. Many locations easily set records for the most snowfall recorded in any October.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Station
Oct 2013 Snowfall
Rank
Previous Oct Snowfall
Previous Oct Snowfall
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cottonwood
16.4"
1st
11.4" in 1919
 
 
 
Dupree
15.7"
1st
11.7" in 1943
 
 
 
Ft. Meade
29.0"
1st
13.6" in 1996
 
 
 
Gillette
17.9"
2nd
21.5" in 1971
15.3" in 1925
 
 
Interior
20.0"
1st
9.8" in 2002
 
 
 
Lead
64.6"
2nd
70.2" in 1995
64.3" in 1982
 
 
Lemmon
23.5"
1st
16.0" in 1991
 
 
 
Oelrichs
28.0"
1st
13.0" in 1991
 
 
 
Rapid City
25.5"
1st
15.1" in 1919
 
 
 
Spearfish
46.0"
1st
41.0" in 1919
 
 
 
Sundance
23.4"
2nd
26.0" in 1982
21.3" in 1925
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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