First snow of the season coming…a bit late

Columbus (WCMH) – It is going to be hard to believe, especially when you are enjoying Spring-like numbers on Friday, but we do have a good chance of seeing some very light snow showers/flurries this weekend.

It is not abnormal as all to get snowfall in November here in Central Ohio, in fact, we have had several years since 2000 with measurable snowfall in Columbus.

 

How rare is it to not get any trace of snow in November?

Very rare!!!  Since records go back in 1885, we have had only 6 November’s that did not receive any trace of snow.

 

Since 2000, when have we had our first trace of snowfall?

  • 2015  Nov 22
  • 2014  Oct 4
  • 2013  Oct 23
  • 2012  Oct 29
  • 2011  Nov 29
  • 2010  Nov 5
  • 2009  Nov 27
  • 2008  Oct 27
  • 2007  Nov 6
  • 2006  Oct 12
  • 2005  Nov 16
  • 2004  Oct 16
  • 2003  Nov 13
  • 2002  Oct 29
  • 2001  Oct 26
  • 2000  Nov 14

 

Check out this data from every November for the Columbus area since 1885:

November
1950-1951 15.2
1966-1967 10.4
1920-1921 8.2
1980-1981 8
1913-1914 7.5
1886-1887 6.9
1967-1968 6.5
1972-1973 6.3
1892-1893 6.3
1958-1959 6.2
1900-1901 6.1
1955-1956 5.1
1971-1972 5
1894-1895 4.8
2013-2014 4.7
2014-2015 4.1
1924-1925 4
1936-1937 3.6
1959-1960 3.5
1903-1904 3.2
2002-2003 3.1
1976-1977 3.1
1931-1932 3.1
1992-1993 3
1953-1954 3
1911-1912 3
1995-1996 2.7
1933-1934 2.7
1996-1997 2.6
1956-1957 2.6
1937-1938 2.4
1927-1928 2.4
1952-1953 2.3
1977-1978 2.2
1887-1888 2.1
1942-1943 2
1981-1982 1.9
1954-1955 1.9
1951-1952 1.9
1969-1970 1.8
1921-1922 1.8
2005-2006 1.7
1938-1939 1.7
1930-1931 1.6
1999-2000 1.5
1926-1927 1.4
1885-1886 1.4
2000-2001 1.3
1978-1979 1.3
1961-1962 1.3
1888-1889 1.3
1963-1964 1.2
1943-1944 1.2
1975-1976 1.1
1935-1936 1.1
1889-1890 1.1
1968-1969 1
1964-1965 1
1922-1923 1
1891-1892 1
1997-1998 0.9
1984-1985 0.9
1970-1971 0.9
2008-2009 0.8
1993-1994 0.8
1988-1989 0.8
1960-1961 0.8
1901-1902 0.8
1898-1899 0.8
2003-2004 0.7
1915-1916 0.7
1991-1992 0.6
1987-1988 0.6
1917-1918 0.6
1910-1911 0.6
1983-1984 0.5
1986-1987 0.4
1947-1948 0.4
1945-1946 0.4
1890-1891 0.4
1989-1990 0.3
1974-1975 0.3
1941-1942 0.3
1940-1941 0.3
1916-1917 0.3
1906-1907 0.3
2012-2013 0.2
1965-1966 0.2
1904-1905 0.2
2006-2007 0.1
2004-2005 0.1
1979-1980 0.1
1909-1910 0.1
1895-1896 0.1
1893-1894 0.1
2015-2016 T
2011-2012 T
2010-2011 T
2009-2010 T
2007-2008 T
1982-1983 T
1973-1974 T
1962-1963 T
1957-1958 T
1949-1950 T
1948-1949 T
1944-1945 T
1939-1940 T
1934-1935 T
1932-1933 T
1929-1930 T
1928-1929 T
1925-1926 T
1923-1924 T
1919-1920 T
1918-1919 T
1914-1915 T
1912-1913 T
1908-1909 T
1907-1908 T
1905-1906 T
1902-1903 T
1899-1900 T
1897-1898 T
1896-1897 T
2001-2002 0
1998-1999 0
1994-1995 0
1990-1991 0
1985-1986 0
1946-1947 0

 

If you have any questions about snowfall, winter weather, or any other type of weather, email me: dmazza@wcmh.com

-Dave

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