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Date of the First Measurable Snowfall in Lincoln, Each Autumn 1948 to 2016 (Ranked 69 years)

Listed from earliest first snowfall (September 29) to latest first snowfall (December 31).

Average first snowfall is November 17

Year 2016 first snowfall in the Autumn was December 3, calendar day 338

Year
Month
Day
Calendar Day *
Rank
1985
Sep
29
272
1
1970
Oct
9
282
2
2009
Oct
10
283
3
1987
Oct
10
283
4
1976
Oct
18
292
5
1996
Oct
22
296
6
1979
Oct
22
295
7
2002
Oct
23
296
8
1997
Oct
26
299
9
1980
Oct
27
301
10
1991
Oct
31
304
11
1986
Nov
1
305
12
1955
Nov
2
306
13
1951
Nov
4
308
14
1959
Nov
5
309
15
2000
Nov
6
311
16
1992
Nov
6
311
17
1953
Nov
7
311
18
1950
Nov
8
312
19
1968
Nov
9
314
20
1977
Nov
9
313
21
1984
Nov
9
314
22
1983
Nov
9
313
23
2014
Nov
10
314
24
1995
Nov
10
314
25
1972
Nov
13
318
26
1974
Nov
13
317
27
1969
Nov
14
318
28
1961
Nov
15
319
29
2005
Nov
15
319
30
1988
Nov
15
320
31
1993
Nov
15
319
32
1956
Nov
15
320
33
1957
Nov
16
320
34
1978
Nov
16
320
35
1958
Nov
17
321
36
1966
Nov
18
322
37
1948
Nov
19
324
38
1981
Nov
19
323
39
1962
Nov
19
323
40
1975
Nov
20
324
41
2007
Nov
21
325
42
2013
Nov
21
325
43
1971
Nov
22
326
44
2003
Nov
23
327
45
1952
Nov
25
329
46
1989
Nov
27
331
47
2004
Nov
28
333
48
1994
Nov
28
332
49
1964
Nov
29
333
50
2015
Nov
30
334
51
1990
Dec
2
336
52
2016
Dec
3
338
53
2008
Dec
3
338
54
2011
Dec
3
337
55
1973
Dec
4
338
56
1954
Dec
8
342
57
1967
Dec
8
342
58
1963
Dec
10
344
59
2010
Dec
11
345
60
1965
Dec
14
348
61
1999
Dec
14
348
62
2001
Dec
18
352
63
1998
Dec
20
354
64
2012
Dec
19
354
65
1960
Dec
20
355
66
1949
Dec
21
355
67
1982
Dec
27
361
68
2006
Dec
31
365
69

 

*Calendar Day = the calendar day converted to the day of the year.
Calendar Day ranges from January 1 =1 to December 31 = 365 (366 during Leap Years).

For example, first snow
November 9, 1984 (a Leap Year) = Calendar Day 314
November 9, 1983 = Calendar Day 313

December 3, 2008 (a Leap Year) = Calendar Day 338
December 3, 2011 = Calendar Day 337

 

Day of the year (DOTY), non-leap years:

JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
1
1
32
60
91
121
152
182
213
244
274
305
335
2
2
33
61
92
122
153
183
214
245
275
306
336
3
3
34
62
93
123
154
184
215
246
276
307
337
4
4
35
63
94
124
155
185
216
247
277
308
338
5
5
36
64
95
125
156
186
217
248
278
309
339
6
6
37
65
96
126
157
187
218
249
279
310
340
7
7
38
66
97
127
158
188
219
250
280
311
341
8
8
39
67
98
128
159
189
220
251
281
312
342
9
9
40
68
99
129
160
190
221
252
282
313
343
10
10
41
69
100
130
161
191
222
253
283
314
344
11
11
42
70
101
131
162
192
223
254
284
315
345
12
12
43
71
102
132
163
193
224
255
285
316
346
13
13
44
72
103
133
164
194
225
256
286
317
347
14
14
45
73
104
134
165
195
226
257
287
318
348
15
15
46
74
105
135
166
196
227
258
288
319
349
16
16
47
75
106
136
167
197
228
259
289
320
350
17
17
48
76
107
137
168
198
229
260
290
321
351
18
18
49
77
108
138
169
199
230
261
291
322
352
19
19
50
78
109
139
170
200
231
262
292
323
353
20
20
51
79
110
140
171
201
232
263
293
324
354
21
21
52
80
111
141
172
202
233
264
294
325
355
22
22
53
81
112
142
173
203
234
265
295
326
356
23
23
54
82
113
143
174
204
235
266
296
327
357
24
24
55
83
114
144
175
205
236
267
297
328
358
25
25
56
84
115
145
176
206
237
268
298
329
359
26
26
57
85
116
146
177
207
238
269
299
330
360
27
27
58
86
117
147
178
208
239
270
300
331
361
28
28
59
87
118
148
179
209
240
271
301
332
362
29
29
*60
88
119
149
180
210
241
272
302
333
363
30
30
89
120
150
181
211
242
273
303
334
364
31
31
90
151
212
243
304
365

 

* Feb 29 exists only in a leap year.
During leap years, add 1 day to all days March 1-December 31.



All data in this table are from the National Weather Service and HPRCC data archives.