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Average First Snowfall(s)

As we continue to get closer to our first 1" snowfall accumulation for the year, let's recap the average first snowfall(s) for a few communities around the area. (courtesy: National Weather Service- Green Bay)

Average first .1" snowfall

St. Germain- Oct. 31

Wausau- Nov. 5

Merrill and Rhinelander- Nov. 7

Antigo and Marshfield- Nov. 9

Wisconsin Rapids- Nov. 16


Average first 1" snowfall

St. Germain- Nov. 3

Rhinelander- Nov. 11

Antigo, Marshfield and Merill- Nov. 13

Wausau- Nov. 14

Wisconsin Rapids- Nov. 23


Average first 3" snowfall

St. Germain- Nov. 20

Antigo- Nov. 28

Rhinelander- Nov. 30

Merrill- Dec. 1

Wausau- Dec. 3

Marshfield- Dec. 5

Wisconsin Rapids- Dec. 9


We're still on track to receive some cooler weather and some snow showers this upcoming weekend.... but it may be too warm for a 1" snow event. So, statitistically speaking, we're running about normal for snowfall for early November, if not a bit behind.


If you didn't get to read it before, here's what happened the last time we had a wet summer and entered a La Nina weather pattern:

What's your prediction for the winter?

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