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  St. Patrick's Day Climatology  

Saint Louis, Missouri

 Daily Records  Daily High Temperature Daily Low Temperature  Daily Average Temperature  Daily Precipitation  Daily Snowfall Morning Snow Depth
  Maximum
 Value
 83 (2011) 59 (2012) 70 (2012) 1.34 (2012) 2.5 (1893, 1949) 7 (1960)
 Minimum
 Value
 24 (1906) 10 (1900) 19 (1906)  0  0  0
 Average
 Value
 55 35 45  0.11 0.1 -
 Number of
 Occurrences
 - - - 44 (≥ 0.01) 10 (≥ 0.01) 7 (≥ 1.0)
 Number of
 Occurrences
 -  - - 58 (≥ Trace) 23 (≥ T) 9 (≥ T)
 

  Fun Facts!

  • There hasn't been an inch or more of snow the morning of St. Patrick's Day since 1978.
     
  • Only 3 years have had over an inch of precipitation in the St. Louis area (1991, 2012, & 2013) .
     
  • The chance for measurable precipitation is 32% and the chance for measurable  snowfall 8% on St. Patrick's Day. There is also a 6% chance there will already be snow on the ground on the morning of St. Patrick's Day.

 Records:
(1874-present) Temperature/Precipitation
(1892-present) Snowfall
(1893-present) Snow Depth

 
 

Columbia, Missouri

 Daily Records Daily High Temperature  Daily Low Temperature  Daily Average Temperature  Daily Precipitation Daily Snowfall  Morning Snow Depth
 Maximum
 Value
83 (1894)  59 (2012) 70 (1894)  1.19 (2008)  2.4 (1924) 13 (1960)
 Minimum
 Value
 26 (1906) 8 (1900, 1906) 17 (1906)  0 0 0
 Average
 Value
 56 34 45 0.08 0.1 -
 Number of
 Occurrences
 - - - 36 (≥ 0.01)  10 (≥ 0.1)  6 (≥ 1.0)
 Number of
 Occurrences
 -  -  - 54 (≥ Trace)  20 (≥ T)  13 (≥ T)
 

  Fun Facts!

  • There hasn't been an inch or more of snow the morning of St. Patrick's Day since 1976.
     
  • Only 2 years have there been precipitation totals above 1 inch in the Columbia area (1991 & 2008).
     
  • There is a measurable 28% chance for precipitation and a 8% chance of measurable snowfall on St. Patrick's Day. There is also a 5% chance there will already be snow on the ground the morning of St. Patrick's Day.
Records:
(1890-present) Temperature/Precipitation
(1890-present) Snowfall
(1893-present) Snow Depth
 
 

Quincy, Illinois

Daily Records Daily High Temperature Daily Low Temperature Daily Average Temperature Daily Precipitation  Daily Snowfall  Morning Snow Depth
 Maximum
 Value
 79 (1966, 2012)  58 (2012)  69 (2012) 1.74 (1951) -  -
 Minimum
 Value
 26 (1993)  -2 (1906) 15 (1906)  0 - -
 Average
 Value
 52 32 42  0.07 - -
 Number of
 Occurrences
 - - - 29 (≥ 0.01) - -
             
 

  Fun Facts!

  • Only 2 years have there been precipitation totals over 1 inch (1951 & 2008).
     
  • The chance for measurable precipitation is 24% in Quincy.

Records:
(1901-present) Temperature/Precipitation
No Snowfall or Snow Depth due to incomplete data sets