Our latest snow event has increased the total snow for the
month to 16.9 inches which places April 2008 as the second snowiest April since
snow records began in 1885. We missed the record set back in 1904 by just a
The late season snowfall was
also enough to move this spring season into third place all-time for
snowfall. Since March 1, Fargo Moorhead
has received 28.1 inches of snow. The
spring snowfall record was set in 1997 with 33.6 inches falling.
But there is even more to tell, as our snow
total for the season is now up to 59.8 inches, which now places us very close
to the top ten for snowiest winters. Only
another 2.6 inches of snow is need to tie us for 10th place.
So was it a snowy winter? The answer would have to be no, but was it a
snowy spring? Indeed.