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Seasonal Snowfall Records for Lincoln

 

SNOWIEST FALL SEASON (Dec-Feb)
Rank Total Season
1 10.0 inches 1926
2 9.0 inches 1951
3 8.0 inches 1942
4 7.2 inches 1932
5 7.1 inches 2018
6 7.0 inches 1980
7 6.2 inches 1937
8 (tie) 6.0 inches 1975
8 (tie) 6.0 inches 1941
10 5.5 inches 1972

 

SNOWIEST CALENDAR WINTER

Rank Total Season
1 46.3 inches 2013-14
2 45.0 inches 1981-82
2 42.4 inches 1913-14
3 39.2 inches 1959-60
4 39.1 inches 1964-65
5 39.0 inches 1911-12
6 38.3 inches 1977-78
7 37.3 inches 1961-62
8 33.3 inches 1963-64
9 33.2 inches 1909-10
10 33.1 inches 1942-43

SNOWIEST WINTER SEASON (Dec-Feb)
Rank Total Season
1 41.1 inches 2013-14
2 37.0 inches 1981-82
3 36.0 inches 1913-14
4 32.4 inches 1961-62
5 30.9 inches 2010-11
6 29.0 inches 1973-74
7 (tie) 28.5 inches 1963-64
7 (tie) 28.5 inches 1909-10
9 28.3 inches 1944-45
10 (tie) 27.7 inches 1977-78
10 (tie) 27.7 inches 1935-36

 

LEAST SNOWIEST CALENDAR WINTER
Rank Total Season
1 5.1 inches 1948-49
2 6.5 inches 1994-95
3 6.6 inches 1970-71
4 7.0 inches 2011-12
5 8.1 inches 1953-54
6 8.9 inches 1957-58
7 9.0 inches 1982-83
8 9.2 inches 1949-50
9 9.7 inches 2001-02
10 9.9 inches 1984-85

 

SNOWIEST SPRING SEASON (Mar-May)
Rank Total Season
1 21.0 inches 1934
2 19.5 inches 1960
3 15.4 inches 1926
4 14.6 inches 1965
5 13.5 inches 1912
6 13.0 inches 1924
7 12.7 inches 2013
8 11.0 inches 1957
9 10.5 inches 1947
10 10.0 inches 1931

 

LEAST SNOWIEST PERIODS

Rank Sep 1 - Jan 31 Sep 1 - Feb 29 Sep 1 - Mar 31 Sep 1 - Apr 30
1 1.0 inch (1906-07) 3.4 inches (1906-07) 3.4 inches (1906-07) 3.4 inches (1906-07)
2 1.2 inches (1933-34) 3.9 inches (1953-54) 5.1 inches (1948-49) 5.1 inches (1948-49)
3 1.3 inches (1949-50, 1965-66) 4.1 inches (1930-31) 6.5 inches (1994-95) 6.5 inches (1994-95)
4 1.7 inches (1948-49) 4.7 inches (1948-49) 6.6 inches (1970-71) 6.6 inches (1970-71)
5 2.0 inches (1979-80) 4.8 inches (1952-53) 7.8 inches (1919-20) 8.1 inches (1953-54)

 

MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
Element Amount Date
Most snow in a 24-hour period 13.0 inches Feb. 23, 1914
Greatest snow depth 17 inches Feb. 23, 1914

Records began in 1906