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April 2013, Duluth, MN



Personal Totals:    Month 51.1   Season 128.7
National Weather Service, Duluth, MN Totals:    Month 50.8   Season 129.4

April 2013 was the snowiest month on record for the National Weather Service in Duluth. The previous record was 50.1 in November 1991. April 2013 CRUSHED the previous April record of 31.6 set in 1950. The 50.8 inches fell in only 19 days! The first day of measurable snowfall was April 5 and the last day was April 23.

Additional Highlights from personal records taken near the ridge crest in the central part of Duluth:
* Three storms in excess of 10 inches (including two 12+ inch storms)
* Two storms with THUNDERSNOW
* On April 22nd 7.0 inches of snow accumulation in two hours from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM CST