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Old 04-21-2012, 04:59 PM
Location: Miami, FL
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Default Latest snowfall ever in your area?

Have you ever seen snow in April, May, June, etc?
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Old 04-21-2012, 05:11 PM
Location: New Jersey
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I'm not sure, but according to the NOWdata on the NWS site, we got six inches of snow on April 23, 1986. I don't know if that's the latest date or if there was a trace or something on a later date in April.
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Old 04-21-2012, 05:26 PM
Location: France
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I didn't see it but apparently the latest measurable snow was on May 18, 1935, with a few centimeters (couple inches). Dunno for snow falling, maybe early June.
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Old 04-21-2012, 05:28 PM
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In Detroit, the latest for measurable snowfall was Mother's day.

That said, the general rule is that winter's over after tax day.

The last couple of years, it's been ending after February.
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Old 04-21-2012, 07:42 PM
Location: Vancouver, BC
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I think Vancouver's recorded accumulating snow in April but it's very rare and I don't know the exact latest date.
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Old 04-21-2012, 07:48 PM
Location: New Jersey
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The earliest that I remember was April 9, 2003. It wasn't much snow, but there were flakes flying around and I was wondering if it was really April or not! There was definitely snow later than that, but I either wasn't born yet or too young to remember it.
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Old 04-21-2012, 09:53 PM
Location: Leeds, UK
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May for settling snow.

Possibly June for falling snow.

I'm surprised New Jersey hasn't seen later snowfall than April, because April snowfall isn't uncommon here.
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Old 04-21-2012, 11:03 PM
Location: Western Massachusetts
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I saw 14" on April 17 (near Finger Lakes — Upstate NY)
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Old 04-21-2012, 11:40 PM
Location: Inglewood, CA
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Not where I live, but once on an overnight trip to Bozeman, MT I saw 2 inches of snow stick in early June. I've also seen snow in May in Spokane, but that didn't stick and was really just a trace.

Where I live probably April, but it's 50 miles northeast and 10,000 feet up. I can still see it though. Sometimes.
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Old 04-22-2012, 12:44 AM
Location: Valdez, Alaska
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Looks like May 20th here. That's the latest date with a value for normal snowfall amount, at any rate.
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