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Date of the First Measurable Snowfall in Lincoln, Each Year 1948 to 2016

Note that the table showing all of the dates of the first measurable snowfalls
following Summer are listed below the graph

Average first snowfall is day 321, November 17

Year 2016 first snowfall in the Autumn was December 3, calendar day 338 (leap year)

Earliest first snowfall September 29
Latest first snowfall December 31

Years listed in red are Leap Years

Year
Month
Day
 *Calendar Day
2016
Dec
3
338
2015
Nov
30
334
2014
Nov
10
314
2013
Nov
21
325
2012
Dec
19
354
2011
Dec
3
337
2010
Dec
11
345
2009
Oct
10
283
2008
Dec
3
338
2007
Nov
21
325
2006
Dec
31
365
2005
Nov
15
319
2004
Nov
28
333
2003
Nov
23
327
2002
Oct
23
296
2001
Dec
18
352
2000
Nov
6
311
1999
Dec
14
348
1998
Dec
20
354
1997
Oct
26
299
1996
Oct
22
296
1995
Nov
10
314
1994
Nov
28
332
1993
Nov
15
319
1992
Nov
6
311
1991
Oct
31
304
1990
Dec
2
336
1989
Nov
27
331
1988
Nov
15
320
1987
Oct
10
283
1986
Nov
1
305
1985
Sep
29
272
1984
Nov
9
314
1983
Nov
9
313
1982
Dec
27
361
1981
Nov
19
323
1980
Oct
27
301
1979
Oct
22
295
1978
Nov
16
320
1977
Nov
9
313
1976
Oct
18
292
1975
Nov
20
324
1974
Nov
13
317
1973
Dec
4
338
1972
Nov
13
318
1971
Nov
22
326
1970
Oct
9
282
1969
Nov
14
318
1968
Nov
9
314
1967
Dec
8
342
1966
Nov
18
322
1965
Dec
14
348
1964
Nov
29
333
1963
Dec
10
344
1962
Nov
19
323
1961
Nov
15
319
1960
Dec
20
354
1959
Nov
5
309
1958
Nov
17
321
1957
Nov
16
320
1956
Nov
15
320
1955
Nov
2
306
1954
Dec
8
342
1953
Nov
7
311
1952
Nov
25
329
1951
Nov
4
308
1950
Nov
8
312
1949
Dec
21
355
1948
Nov
19
324

 

*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

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