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Severe Storms in the North High Plains; Heavy Rain in the Gulf States

Severe thunderstorms with locally heavy rain that could cause flash flooding will be possible across the Upper Midwest. Storms with damaging wind may impact the Northeast. Regardless of tropical development, a low in the north-central Gulf may produce heavy rain and flash flooding. Elevated fire weather threats continue in the Central Great Basin and northern Alaska panhandle. Read More >

 

Denver Colorado
Monthly & Annual Snowfall 
(1882-2020)

Historical Locations for Snowfall Measurements

(Please note DIA is roughly 20 miles east northeast of the old downtown reporting sites and 13 miles east northeast of the old airport.
Thus snowfall can vary quite a bit between the current observing site at DIA and the previous locations.)

Denver International Airport (2008-Present)
Denver Stapleton Airport (1950-2007)

19th & Stout (1916-1949)
16th & Larimer (1882-1915)

(Departure from Normal is based on the long term average from 1882-2020)

Long Term Average Seasonal Snowfall:  56.5" (1882-2020)
30 Year Average Seasonal Snowfall:       55.3" (1981-2010)
  Maximum Seasonal Snowfall:                 118.7" (1908-1909)
   Minimum Seasonal Snowfall:                    21.3" (1888-1889) 

                

2019-2020

July

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Jan

Feb

Mar

April

May

June

Total

Departure

Denver

0.0

0.0

0.0

12.5

13.7

2.8

0.9

16.5

7.5

3.7

0.0

0.0

57.6

 

Monthly Normal

0.0

0.0

1.0

4.1

7.4

8.0

6.5

7.7

11.3

8.8

1.7

T

56.5

Seasonal Normal

Cumulative Total

0.0

0.0

0.0 12.5

26.2

29.0

29.9

46.4

53.9

57.6

57.6

57.6

57.6

Cumulative Total

Cumulative Normal

0.0

0.0

1.0

5.1

12.5

20.5

27.0

34.7

46.0

54.8

56.5

56.5

56.5

Cumulative Normal

 

Monthly and Annual Seasonal Totals since 1882

Snow July Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar April May June Total Departure Departure
Season                           Historical 30 Year
                            Average Average
2019-2020 0.0 0.0 0.0 12.5 13.7 2.8 0.9 16.5 7.5 3.7 0.0 0.0 57.6 1.1 2.3
2018-2019 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.2 4.5 0.5 6.2 13.4 12.9 3.5 3.9 0.0 48.1 -8.4 -7.2
2017-2018 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.8 T 4.0 6.4 6.2 4.8 1.5 0.0 0.0 25.7 -30.8 -29.6
2016-2017 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.7 9.7 6.3 1.6 T 2.5 T 0.0 21.8 -34.7 -33.5
2015-2016 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 11.3 11.3 4.6 11.6 18.4 15.6 T 0.0 72.8 16.3 17.5
2014-2015 0.0 0.0 T 0.0 4.0 12.0 7.2 22.4 2.9 5.3 4.0 0.0 57.8 1.3 2.5
2013-2014 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.4 2.0 4.7 14.3 3.3 6.0 5.6 1.1 0.0 38.4 -18.1 -16.9
2012-2013 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.5 1.7 5.2 4.6 14.1 23.5 20.4 3.4 0.0 78.4 21.9 23.1
2011-2012

0.0

0.0 0.0 8.5 4.5 16.5 4.9 20.2 1.0 0.0 0.0 55.6 -0.9 0.3
2010-2011  0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.5 3.3 8.0 5.3 2.5 1.2 1.0 0.0 22.8 -33.7 -32.5
2009-2010  0.0 0.0 0.0 17.2 9.3 11.1 2.6 5.8 12.8 0.5 1.3 0.0 60.6 4.1 5.3
2008-2009  0.0 0.0 0.0 1.7 10.3 4.9 13.8 7.4 0.0 0.0 38.1 -18.4 -17.2
2007-2008  0.0 0.0 0.0 3.0 2.5 20.9 3.1 5.1 5.4 2.9 3.4 0.0 46.3 -10.2 -9.0
2006-2007  0.0 0.0 0.0 9.8 4.4 29.4 15.9 5.5 6.7 0.9 0.0 0.0 72.6 16.1 17.3
2005-2006  0.0 0.0 0.0 9.6 1.0 4.1 3.6 3.0 8.6 0.3 0.2 0.0 30.4 -26.1 -24.9
2004-2005  0.0 0.0 0.0 1.4 10.0 2.6 7.4 0.5 4.6 11.4 1.4 0.0 39.3 -17.2 -16.0
2003-2004  0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.9 4.5 4.6 8.8 1.8 15.3 0.0 37.9 -18.6 -17.4
2002-2003  0.0 0.0 0.0 4.8 3.9 7.5 35.2 3.4 7.0 0.0 61.8 5.3 6.5
2001-2002  0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 4.2 2.9 6.1 2.8 12.5 0.7 0.0 30.2 -26.3 -25.1
2000-2001  0.0 0.0 0.2 7.6 5.6 8.7 10.6 6.7 11.7 7.2 0.0 58.3 1.8 3.0
1999-2000  0.0 0.0 3.1 4.8 8.4 5.4 6.2 1.8 11.3 4.6 0.0 0.0 45.6 -10.9 -9.7
1998-1999  0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.0 8.9 6.4 1.3 4.2 19.7 0.0 44.5 -12.0 -10.8
1997-1998 

0.0

0.0 0.0 22.1 7.7 9.4 2.3 3.0 17.1 10.5 0.0 0.0 72.1 15.6 16.8
1996-1997  0.0 0.0 4.7 1.5 5.7 1.8 7.0 9.9 3.3 10.7 0.1 0.0 44.7 -11.8 -10.6
1995-1996  0.0 0.0 7.4 2.2 6.9 0.6 10.4 3.2 16.4 3.2 0.0 0.0 50.3 -6.2 -5.0
1994-1995  0.0 0.0 1.4 16.9 3.8 2.0 9.7 7.4 17.2 0.0 0.0 58.4 1.9 3.1
1993-1994  0.0 0.0 5.4 5.4 17.4 5.6 6.1 8.8 9.2 11.2 0.0 0.0 69.1 12.6 13.8
1992-1993  0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 20.1 11.0 3.7 16.9 4.9 3.7 0.0 0.0 60.4 3.9 5.1
1991-1992  0.0 0.0 0.0 7.3 29.6 1.9 24.3 0.3 15.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 79.0 22.5 23.7
1990-1991  0.0 0.0 0.0 7.6 12.0 4.7 14.1 0.8 4.2 14.3 0.0 57.7 1.2 2.4
1989-1990  0.0 0.0 2.3 7.8 1.6 11.8 8.4 7.0 21.9 3.6 0.1 0.0 64.5 8.0 9.2
1988-1989  0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.8 12.3 13.0 8.2 4.8 9.0 0.0 0.0 50.1 -6.4 -5.2
1987-1988  0.0 0.0 0.0 11.2 21.5 5.8 7.0 13.5 2.0 1.3 0.0 62.3 5.8 7.0
1986-1987  0.0 0.0 0.0 4.3 11.5 4.9 17.0 12.2 11.5 9.9 0.0 0.0 71.3 14.8 16.0
1985-1986  0.0 0.0 8.7 1.9 17.0 10.3 2.4 6.2 2.6 14.0 0.0 0.0 63.1 6.6 7.8
1984-1985  0.0 0.0 5.2 13.1 2.3 5.0 12.5 8.7 7.6 0.8 0.0 55.2 -1.3 -0.1
1983-1984  0.0 0.0 29.3 11.5 3.4 7.9 12.0 16.8 0.0 80.9 24.4 25.6
1982-1983  0.0 0.0 0.0 1.2 1.8 27.1 1.3 0.8 30.5 11.3 7.6 0.0 81.6 25.1 26.3
1981-1982  0.0 0.0 0.0 2.8 3.3 9.9 4.8 1.8 2.1 2.0 0.0 26.7 -29.8 -28.6
1980-1981  0.0 0.0 0.0 1.5 7.1 1.2 4.1 4.3 24.0 2.9 0.0 45.1 -11.4 -10.2
1979-1980  0.0 0.0 0.0 2.7 22.3 16.5 12.3 9.6 12.1 10.0 0.0 85.5 29.0 30.2
1978-1979  0.0 0.0 2.7 6.9 14.2 9.1 5.8 18.2 8.1 8.2 0.0 73.2 16.7 17.9
1977-1978  0.0 0.0 0.0 3.3 4.1 0.7 5.5 6.2 8.6 4.6 13.5 0.0 46.5 -10.0 -8.8
1976-1977  0.0 0.0 0.0 7.2 4.5 3.1 2.4 3.1 9.6 4.7 0.0 0.0 34.6 -21.9 -20.7
1975-1976  0.0 0.0 0.0 2.7 15.2 7.3 3.2 6.4 18.7 1.2 0.0 0.0 54.7 -1.8 -0.6
1974-1975  0.0 0.0 1.8 1.0 11.9 2.1 3.6 4.0 14.3 10.9 6.1 0.0 55.7 -0.8 0.4
1973-1974  0.0 0.0 0.0 2.3 9.3 30.8 8.2 10.3 12.8 17.8 0.0 91.5 35.0 36.2
1972-1973  0.0 0.0 0.0 9.7 19.4 9.8 12.1 3.0 15.1 24.8 1.0 0.0 94.9 38.4 39.6
1971-1972  0.0 0.0 17.2 3.1 1.4 8.4 10.9 9.1 7.1 17.2 0.0 0.0 74.4 17.9 19.1
1970-1971  0.0 0.0 4.6 5.9 9.2 0.9 8.6 11.9 9.6 6.0 0.0 0.0 56.7 0.2 1.4
1969-1970  0.0 0.0 0.0 31.2 5.1 3.1 0.9 0.3 20.5 4.7 0.0 0.0 65.8 9.3 10.5
1968-1969  0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 5.8 6.9 2.8 4.2 13.2 0.0 0.0 33.3 -23.2 -22.0
1967-1968  0.0 0.0 0.0 1.7 9.4 13.1 3.0 7.3 9.2 15.1 0.0 58.8 2.3 3.5
1966-1967  0.0 0.0 8.3 3.0 1.9 9.9 4.4 6.6 3.6 3.0 0.0 40.7 -15.8 -14.6
1965-1966  0.0 0.0 5.5 0.0 5.5 5.6 3.6 14.6 2.8 6.4 2.9 0.0 46.9 -9.6 -8.4
1964-1965  0.0 0.0 0.0 T 6.0 4.4 13.2 17.1 14.9 0.3 0.0 0.0 55.9 -0.6 0.6
1963-1964  0.0 0.0 0.0 1.1 3.5 5.9 2.6 12.7 18.4 12.1 1.0 0.0 57.3 0.8 2.0
1962-1963  0.0 0.0 0.7 0.0 5.0 1.2 9.1 2.1 18.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 36.3 -20.2 -19.0
1961-1962  0.0 0.0 5.8 6.2 11.4 3.8 17.2 11.3 6.8 10.0 0.0 0.0 72.5 16.0 17.2
1960-1961  0.0 0.0 0.0 4.6 5.1 17.8 1.0 7.9 29.2 8.6 6.4 0.0 80.6 24.1 25.3
1959-1960  0.0 0.0 12.9 11.8 5.3 2.7 10.7 18.3 9.0 9.3 0.0 0.0 80.0 23.5 24.7
1958-1959  0.0 0.0 2.6 9.7 7.7 17.4 17.5 26.8 17.6 0.0 0.0 99.3 42.8 44.0
1957-1958  0.0 0.0 0.0 3.9 3.0 0.8 8.9 12.0 14.4 14.1 0.0 0.0 57.1 0.6 1.8
1956-1957  0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 21.3 6.3 5.3 1.6 8.9 25.5 8.8 0.0 78.3 21.8 23.0
1955-1956  0.0 0.0 0.3 4.1 7.3 2.9 6.3 10.5 13.0 3.7 0.0 0.0 48.1 -8.4 -7.2
1954-1955  0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 3.9 8.6 3.5 12.2 19.5 4.9 0.0 53.0 -3.5 -2.3
1953-1954  0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 7.2 14.4 2.7 0.6 6.3 7.6 2.6 0.0 41.5 -15.0 -13.8
1952-1953  0.0 0.0 0.0 1.2 14.5 3.1 7.4 16.5 11.8 12.0 1.7 0.0 68.2 11.7 12.9
1951-1952  0.0 0.0 4.2 8.1 14.5 11.2 0.3 10.2 25.2 11.2 0.0 84.9 28.4 29.6
1950-1951  0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 11.9 5.9 15.7 10.5 17.6 12.9 0.0 0.3 74.8 18.3 19.5
1949-1950  0.0 0.0 0.0 6.0 0.0 5.4 8.8 2.9 5.4 9.0 13.7 0.0 51.2 -5.3 -4.1
1948-1949  0.0 0.0 0.0 9.3 4.3 22.2 1.5 15.4 7.0 0.0 59.7 3.2 4.4
1947-1948  0.0 0.0 0.0 1.6 7.5 6.7 19.2 7.4 20.8 4.1 0.0 67.3 10.8 12.0
1946-1947  0.0 0.0 6.0 42.6 2.7 8.0 13.0 17.7 2.5 1.0 0.0 93.5 37.0 38.2
1945-1946  0.0 0.0 1.1 2.9 5.5 1.2 10.1 3.0 4.3 0.5 0.0 28.6 -27.9 -26.7
1944-1945  0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.3 2.4 9.1 4.3 3.3 28.2 0.0 51.6 -4.9 -3.7
1943-1944  0.0 0.0 0.0 2.5 4.0 4.5 13.0 6.2 32.5 19.5 8.3 0.0 90.5 34.0 35.2
1942-1943  0.0 0.0 0.3 10.6 2.8 4.5 3.2 1.0 11.9 0.0 2.0 0.0 36.3 -20.2 -19.0
1941-1942  0.0 0.0 0.4 4.2 10.6 7.7 19.5 10.2 6.1 0.0 58.7 2.2 3.4
1940-1941  0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 7.7 5.4 7.4 2.5 10.0 8.9 0.0 0.0 41.9 -14.6 -13.4
1939-1940  0.0 0.0 0.0 5.6 4.1 11.2 9.7 20.0 3.3 0.0 0.0 53.9 -2.6 -1.4
1938-1939  0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 15.3 9.3 9.6 16.3 3.8 3.2 0.0 58.0 1.5 2.7
1937-1938  0.0 0.0 0.8 4.9 9.0 10.4 6.7 16.4 7.3 2.7 0.0 58.2 1.7 2.9
1936-1937  0.0 0.0 16.5 7.3 3.7 7.7 6.0 11.7 6.6 12.8 0.0 72.3 15.8 17.0
1935-1936  0.0 0.0 2.8 6.8 5.7 0.5 6.1 5.6 15.1 2.7 0.0 45.3 -11.2 -10.0
1934-1935  0.0 0.0 0.0 3.9 7.0 0.8 9.6 3.0 23.3 0.7 0.0 48.3 -8.2 -7.0
1933-1934  0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.5 8.4 15.6 8.7 8.8 1.0 0.0 45.0 -11.5 -10.3
1932-1933  0.0 0.0 0.0 7.0 5.3 8.8 0.2 5.4 9.0 33.8 3.2 0.0 72.7 16.2 17.4
1931-1932  0.0 0.0 0.0 15.6 0.8 9.2 10.7 16.4 2.7 0.0 0.0 55.4 -1.1 0.1
1930-1931  0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 13.6 10.6 0.1 18.0 19.0 12.5 7.2 0.0 81.5 25.0 26.2
1929-1930  0.0 0.0 0.3 16.2 23.1 10.2 12.5 2.2 8.3 0.0 1.0 0.0 73.8 17.3 18.5
1928-1929  0.0 0.0 0.0 7.7 23.1 0.1 2.8 15.2 24.8 6.5 0.4 0.0 80.6 24.1 25.3
1927-1928  0.0 0.0 1.7 8.8 4.8 3.9 8.6 15.8 13.4 0.0 0.0 57.0 0.5 1.7
1926-1927  0.0 0.0 4.4 2.3 14.8 2.7 5.2 19.1 9.0 0.0 57.5 1.0 2.2
1925-1926  0.0 0.0 0.0 10.5 8.6 13.3 11.0 3.8 13.3 4.2 0.0 64.7 8.2 9.4
1924-1925  0.0 0.0 0.0 2.8 18.4 3.0 0.6 7.5 0.0 0.0 32.3 -24.2 -23.0
1923-1924  0.0 0.0 0.0 17.9 2.0 15.3 8.6 4.6 20.3 16.1 0.6 0.0 85.4 28.9 30.1
1922-1923  0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 15.4 4.8 1.3 13.8 25.7 2.0 0.0 63.5 7.0 8.2
1921-1922  0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 6.5 9.1 4.9 7.0 4.9 21.0 0.0 54.4 -2.1 -0.9
1920-1921  0.0 0.0 0.0 4.3 5.6 7.2 12.0 4.5 6.5 16.5 0.0 0.0 56.6 0.1 1.3
1919-1920  0.0 0.0 0.0 1.9 13.1 6.1 7.3 7.3 7.3 28.3 0.0 0.0 71.3 14.8 16.0
1918-1919  0.0 0.0 14.2 19.6 1.8 6.5 3.4 0.8 0.0 0.4 46.7 -9.8 -8.6
1917-1918  0.0 0.0 0.0 11.7 4.3 8.2 13.3 2.5 19.5 4.7 0.0 64.2 7.7 8.9
1916-1917  0.0 0.0 0.0 6.7 10.2 16.3 4.9 6.0 16.1 7.2 12.0 79.4 22.9 24.1
1915-1916  0.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 3.8 10.1 9.0 1.9 5.3 11.5 0.5 0.0 44.1 -12.4 -11.2
1914-1915  0.0 0.0 0.0 0.8 2.9 9.7 4.6 14.0 5.6 6.4 0.0 44.0 -12.5 -11.3
1913-1914  0.0 0.0 4.0 8.6 2.8 57.4 0.4 5.6 11.1 9.0 0.0 98.9 42.4 43.6
1912-1913  0.0 0.0 6.6 8.9 7.5 5.8 15.7 6.5 15.1 0.0 66.1 9.6 10.8
1911-1912  0.0 0.0 5.5 4.7 5.9 2.4 22.1 12.9 3.6 13.2 0.0 70.3 13.8 15.0
1910-1911  0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 1.3 9.4 1.7 10.2 0.4 8.1 0.0 0.0 31.5 -25.0 -23.8
1909-1910  0.0 0.0 0.0 13.5 11.7 2.3 7.2 2.8 6.3 0.0 43.8 -12.7 -11.5
1908-1909  0.0 0.0 6.5 13.6 22.9 9.7 2.1 18.3 20.2 25.4 0.0 118.7 62.2 63.4
1907-1908  0.0 0.0 1.5 0.0 7.5 6.1 7.8 1.1 2.1 3.5 10.0 0.0 39.6 -16.9 -15.7
1906-1907  0.0 0.0 0.0 22.7 13.0 8.3 2.3 5.3 25.0 9.0 0.0 85.6 29.1 30.3
1905-1906  0.0 0.0 0.0 13.8 4.8 1.1 23.9 10.6 0.0 54.2 -2.3 -1.1
1904-1905  0.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 2.2 7.2 7.0 6.7 5.4 16.0 2.0 0.0 48.5 -8.0 -6.8
1903-1904  0.0 0.0 4.4 1.5 5.0 1.1 2.5 10.3 2.4 0.0 0.0 27.2 -29.3 -28.1
1902-1903  0.0 0.0 4.0 11.5 1.9 7.8 9.9 8.5 2.0 0.0 45.6 -10.9 -9.7
1901-1902  0.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 10.3 2.8 6.1 5.0 6.1 0.0 0.0 32.3 -24.2 -23.0
1900-1901  0.0 0.0 2.0 0.8 5.8 1.9 3.0 15.7 15.4 0.0 0.0 44.6 -11.9 -10.7
1899-1900  0.0 0.0 0.0 0.8 10.9 1.9 10.8 5.5 19.6 0.0 0.0 49.5 -7.0 -5.8
1898-1899  0.0 0.0 2.8 9.0 15.5 8.5 9.1 20.4 6.7 0.0 72.0 15.5 16.7
1897-1898  0.0 0.0 0.0 16.4 3.3 8.3 3.0 6.8 2.6 8.9 15.5 0.0 64.8 8.3 9.5
1896-1897  0.0 0.0 0.0 2.5 0.9 4.6 6.1 10.8 12.1 2.2 0.0 0.0 39.2 -17.3 -16.1
1895-1896  0.0 0.0 11.4 2.2 3.8 0.7 3.8 4.5 19.9 0.5 1.5 0.0 48.3 -8.2 -7.0
1894-1895  0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.6 10.5 5.0 3.5 11.9 3.5 0.0 37.0 -19.5 -18.3
1893-1894  0.0 0.0 0.0 5.8 6.6 4.5 2.4 11.9 10.0 10.7 0.0 0.0 51.9 -4.6 -3.4
1892-1893  0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 2.5 17.8 1.0 13.6 3.2 9.9 8.9 0.0 57.4 0.9 2.1
1891-1892  0.0 0.0 0.0 8.5 17.5 4.5 8.7 6.7 6.4 0.0 52.3 -4.2 -3.0
1890-1891  0.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 3.1 0.4 17.0 2.5 31.3 9.2 1.0 0.0 66.5 10.0 11.2
1889-1890  0.0 0.0 0.0 14.0 5.8 2.4 2.2 4.1 3.0 7.0 0.0 38.5 -18.0 -16.8
1888-1889  0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.0 0.8 5.5 8.4 3.6 0.0 21.3 -35.2 -34.0
1887-1888  0.0 0.0 0.0 3.1 2.9 1.8 1.4 4.4 11.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 25.5 -31.0 -29.8
1886-1887  0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.8 10.8 6.5 3.5 1.1 0.0 0.0 31.7 -24.8 -23.6
1885-1886  0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.5 8.3 4.1 7.4 21.8 2.2 0.0 0.0 44.6 -11.9 -10.7
1884-1885  0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 7.4 4.7 7.0 0.5 32.0 0.0 51.9 -4.6 -3.4
1883-1884  0.0 0.0 0.0 1.7 0.3 5.1 2.2 7.5 3.6 18.0 0.0 38.4 -18.1 -16.9
1882-1883  0.0 0.0 0.0 6.6 6.8 20.5 4.5 0.3 11.1 0.0 49.8 -6.7 -5.5
1881-1882 N/A  N/A  N/A  N/A  N/A  N/A  5.7 2.0 2.0 6.2 0.0 15.9 NA NA