Official Snowfall Records for Sault Ste Marie, Michigan

Businesses in Sault Ste Marie, Michigan rely on accurate snowfall record-keeping to plan for the most extreme conditions during the winter. Snow plow removal companies, Municipalities, Universities and others that fight snow can plan for the worst with this data…

First Two Inches

The first recorded date on which the city received its first 2 inches of snowfall.

September

SAULT STE MARIE SANDERSON FLD
9/20/1956
195619671969198920032006

October

MARQUETTE WSO AP
10/10/1967
ALPENA CO RGNL AP
10/22/1969
LANSING CAPITAL CITY AP
10/19/1989
DETROIT METRO AP
10/19/1989
HOUGHTON LK ROSCOMMON AP
10/2/2003
GRAND RAPIDS INTL AP
10/12/2006
FLINT BISHOP INTL AP
10/12/2006
195619671969198920032006

1, 2 & 3 Day Snow Accumulation Records

Greatest Amount of Snow in One Day:

26.6in. β€” The one-day record snowfall for Sault Ste Marie, Michigan was recorded on December 10th, 1995 as seen in the chart below.
Greatest Amount of Snow in One Day

Greatest Amount of Snow in Two Days:

46in. β€” The two-day cumulative snow record covered the period from December 10th, 1995 toDecember 11th, 1995. aria-label=”Most snow in two days” role=”img”>
Greatest Amount of Snow in Two Days

Greatest Amount of Snow in Three Days:

56.5in. β€” The two-day cumulative snow record covered the period from December 11th, 1995 toDecember 13th, 1995.aria-label=”Most snow in three days” role=”img”>
Greatest Amount of Snow in Three Days

These snow records are reviewed yearly and updated as new data is recorded.

SPN enlisted the help of the leading winter-expert Meteorologists to collect snow records throughout the United States. SPN has assimilated snow record data from over 220 U.S. Cities including Sault Ste Marie, Michigan. Snowfall records are reviewed and updated yearly.

Greatest Snowfall in One Season:

208.8 inches – The greatest cumulative snow fall for Sault Ste Marie, Michigan. This occurred during the year that ended December 31st, 1995. This was surely a banner year for snowplow contractors!
Greatest Snowfall in One Season
United States snow records can be found by reviewing the snowfall records of over 200 cities.

Last Year’s Storms – 12 Months in 1 Minute

Source: Snow Plow News – Winter Weather News / Snow Research

 

Our memory of the past winter can sometimes be judged by a strong beginning to the winter, a long & cold winter season or a massive snowstorm that tested all snow removal equipment at the end of the season.

For snow and ice contractors, the winter is typically judged by how much money made it into the bank. For municipal workers, overtime.

This chart shows the nature of all the winter storms over the past season – in just 1 minute. Enjoy the show!

For additional snow and winter records research you can check out the SPN snow records page.

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