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Michigan Technological University is located in Houghton, Michigan 49931

In memory of Professor James Carstens who passed away Oct. 27, 2003 and had maintained a MTU weather site.
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Houghton County Annual Snowfall Records from 1890 through 2013.

Beginning in 2005, data is taken from Michigan Tech's Keweenaw Research Center, located at the Houghton County Airpark.

Records through 1968-1969 were kept by the Calumet and Hecla Volunteer Weather Bureau. Unofficial records from 1970-2000 were kept by the Federal Aviation Administration at Houghton County Airport. Records from 2000-2004 are taken from Lake Linden-based meteorologist John Dee's measuring facility.

The record high seasonal total of 355.90 inches was recorded in the winter of 1978-1979. This is measured at the airport -- the Keweenaw County Road Commission measures snow near Delaware and has recorded higher amounts during some winters.

The low record of 81.30 inches was recorded in 1930-1931.

 Winter Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May Total Inches
2012-13 2.00 18.5 17.75 67.00 51.0 34.50 33.00 2.0 225.75
2011-12   18.0 24.0 52.5 25.5 10.5 1.5    132.0
2010-11   25.5 32.5 72.0 18.0 12.5 18.0    178.5
2009-10 3.0 3.5 86.5 38.50 19.0        150.5
2008-09   17.0 69.5 84.50 27.0 4.5 14.5    217
2007-08   21.25 39.75 55.00 32.00 23.75 13.50    185.05
2006-07 6 5.50 26.5 37.75 36.5 20     132.25
2005-06   36.0 77.5 30.0 49.5 26.5 0   219.5
2004-05
5.50
7.25
50.63
57.38
25.75
17.75
164.26
2003-04
1.0
15.5
47.5
105.5
37.5
21.5
2.0
230.5
2002-03 5.0 27.5 40.5 67.0 44.0 35.0 0 0 229.0
2001-02 2.5 13.5 71.0  43.0 54.0 62.0 5.5 0.5 252.0
2000-01 1.5 25.0 107.5 57.0 72.0 38.5 2.0   303.7

1990-1999

 Winter Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May Total Inches
1999-2000 0.0 3.1 45.9 64.0 7.7 19.4 9.1 0 155.00
 1998-99
 0.0
 8.4
 89.8
 83.3
36.0 
13.5 
0.0 
 0.0
 231.00
97-98  4.6 32.7 22.6 53.8 5.5 12.3 0.0 0.0 131.50
96-97 1.8 26.5 61.1 105.1 14.3 34.5 3.2 6.2 253.10
95-96 2.2 30.8 90.6 98.2 39.3 39.6 16.2 8.3 328.20
94-95 0.2 11.0 12.7 44.7 68.1 26.0 13.2 1.0 175.90
93-94
 5.0
22.5
37.7
83.4
14.6
15.0
7.1
0.0
185.30
92-93 8.2 13.3 42.5 59.2 22.6 10.5 3.3 0.0 159.60
91-92 1.0  42.7 33.8 42.8 35.4 6.0 4.5 0.0 166.20
90-91 13.4 6.7 35.6 73.3 22.3 11.7 0.9 1.9 165.80

1980-1989

 Winter Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May Total Inches
1989-90 0.40 34.80 108.50 50.50 31.50 6.30 10.50 3.90 246.40
88-89 11.10 37.90 71.60 80.20 86.70 34.50 7.80 3.40 333.20
87-88 9.80 3.90 12.00 75.90 66.70 47.60 3.10 0.00 229.00
86-87 0.00 54.42 31.60 34.70 9.90 25.03 9.21 6.00 170.86
85-86 0.00 62.30 109.60 48.60 24.30 39.60 2.29 0.00 286.69
84-85 1.00 4.60 57.30 70.30 42.50 55.20 4.20 0.00 235.10
83-84 2.90 29.70 100.00 51.40 11.60 30.70 4.80 0.20 231.30
82-83 10.80 32.20 32.50 37.20 15.00 26.60 13.50 0.00 167.80
81-82 8.60 5.20 99.00 82.00 27.70 17.70 19.90 0.00 260.10
80-81 3.20 11.50 52.60 72.50 30.50 8.60 5.30 0.00 184.20

1970-1979

 Winter Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May Total Inches
1979-80 11.30 30.50 23.70 95.60 41.00 6.50 6.70 0.00 215.30
78-79 0.70 55.00 118.90 88.30 39.80 43.20 9.40 0.60 355.90
77-78 0.00 22.40 83.70 70.20 36.00 18.10 4.30 0.00 234.70
76-77 6.50 37.00 72.40 68.50 30.10 10.80 9.70 0.00 234.80
75-76 0.00 10.50 58.90 69.80 47.10 72.30 0.60 0.00 259.20
74-75 0.00 29.80 26.70 85.40 54.10 42.10 1.90 0.00 240.00
73-74 0.00 10.10 61.10 68.70 40.30 8.00 18.40 3.00 209.60
72-73 0.00 18.80 58.60 66.20 43.80 3.90 1.60 8.70 201.60
71-72  0.00 18.10 18.40 104.50 49.90 45.10 21.90 0.00 287.90
70-71 0.00 15.90 50.60 97.80 56.90 34.90 19.80 3.80 279.70

1960-1969

 Winter Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May Total Inches
1969-70 0.00 24.50 35.90 69.40 18.10 8.70 8.50 0.00 165.10
68-69 0.00 24.00 78.00 87.50 27.00 5.50 5.50 0.00 227.50
67-68 10.50 40.50 26.50 25.50 36.00 4.50 8.00 0.00 151.50
66-67 2.00 23.00 50.00 65.50 37.50 14.00 6.00 0.50 199.00
65-66 0.00 46.00 36.00 57.50 18.50 28.00 16.00 1.00 203.00
 64-65 5.00 42.00 68.00 63.50 56.50 25.50 7.00 1.00 268.50
63-64 0.00 5.00 83.50 27.50 33.00 33.50 11.00 0.00 193.50
62-63 3.50 9.00 65.00 51.00 34.50 24.50 2.50 2.00 192.00
61-62 0.00 18.50 57.00 61.50 45.00 5.00 4.00 1.00 192.00
60-61 0.00 18.50 36.50 49.00 44.00 15.00 6.00 5.50 174.50

1950-1959

 Winter Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May Total Inches
1959-60 3.00 54.00 26.00 63.50 41.50 17.50 10.00 7.00 222.50
58-59 0.00 23.50 96.00 85.50 14.50 25.50 0.00 0.00 247.00
57-58 0.00 29.50 30.00 39.50 35.00 16.00 0.00 0.00 150.00
56-57 0.00 29.50 36.50 58.50 26.00 5.00 12.00 0.00 167.50
55-56 0.00 30.25 77.50 40.00 17.00 12.00 12.50 4.00 193.25
54-55 4.00 14.25 6.00 51.50 12.50 54.00 0.50 0.00 142.75
53-54 0.00 8.00 20.00 43.00 13.00 21.00 1.50 11.00 117.50
52-53 1.00 13.00 18.00 39.50 59.00 12.00 17.00 0.00 159.00
51-52 7.00 33.00 62.00 35.00 9.00 21.00 10.00 0.00 177.00
50-51 0.00 35.00 85.00 49.00 49.00 26.00 13.00 0.00 257.00

1940-1949

 Winter Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May Total Inches
1949-50 0.50 31.00 26.50 89.00 41.00 31.00 28.00 7.00 254.00
48-49 0.50 17.50 61.00 47.00 45.00 18.00 0.00 0.00 189.00
47-48 0.00 52.00 50.00 44.00 16.00 18.00 2.00 0.00 182.00
46-47 2.00 14.00 42.00 30.50 60.50 18.50 8.50 0.00 176.00
45-46 0.00 17.50 77.00 47.00 29.00 8.00 7.00 0.50 186.00
44-45 0.00 14.00 42.50 68.50 59.00 7.00 18.50 0.50 212.00
43-44 0.00 13.00 24.00 13.50 20.00 43.00 4.00 0.00 117.50
42-43 7.00 22.00 66.00 39.50 26.50 31.00 9.50 0.00 208.00
41-42 0.00 15.00 25.50 41.50 29.00 33.00 1.00 2.00 147.00
40-41 0.00 27.00 30.50 51.00 43.50 10.50 7.00 0.00 169.50

1930-1939

 Winter Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May Total Inches
1939-40 4.00 2.00 25.50 61.00 27.50 31.50 12.50 8.00 172.00
38-39 2.00 23.00 51.00 41.50 60.00 35.00 13.50 0.00 226.00
37-38 1.50 15.20 42.50 46.00 12.50 8.50 1.00 0.00 127.25
36-37 1.75 25.50 25.25 77.00 51.00 2.50 8.00 0.00 191.00
35-36 1.20 28.25 41.25 50.50 38.00 15.75 2.00 0.50 177.45
34-35 0.50 13.00 54.00 59.00 11.00 7.50 1.50 0.00 146.50
33-34 7.50 25.25 30.50 21.00 11.00 14.25 15.25 0.00 124.75
32-33 12.00 10.00 35.75 15.00 23.00 14.20 5.50 0.00 115.45
31-32 0.00 3.00 5.00 33.50 25.00 23.00 2.50 0.00 92.00
30-31 2.80 6.00 23.00 21.50 12.50 11.50 4.00 0.00 81.30
1920-1929
 Winter Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May Total Inches
1929-30 5.50 19.50 36.20 42.50 12.00 8.80 1.00 0.00 125.50
28-29 0.00 1.20 25.80 61.00 14.00 11.00 1.00 1.50 115.50
27-28 0.00 24.25 58.48 36.75 12.00 9.00 26.00 0.00 166.48
26-27 5.50 31.50 30.50 15.00 23.00 1.00 2.00 0.00 108.50
25-26 8.50 4.00 18.50 17.00 11.00 21.50 3.50 0.50 84.50
24-25 0.00 17.25 44.00 17.00 11.00 6.00 0.00 0.00 95.25
23-24 8.25 6.00 25.00 45.00 11.00 5.00 3.50 0.00 103.75
22-23 1.49 5.25 46.00 48.50 27.00 5.80 6.50 0.25 140.79
21-22 1.00 16.50 25.00 41.50 34.50 4.00 11.00 0.00 133.50
20-21 0.00 17.00 41.00 19.00 19.00 15.00 0.00 1.50 112.50

1910-1919

 Winter Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May Total Inches
1919-20 9.00 41.00 53.00 27.00 11.00 18.00 6.50 0.00 165.50
18-19 2.00 11.00 38.00 18.00 29.00 5.00 1.00 2.00 106.00
17-18 2.00 4.00 46.00 40.00 6.00 4.00 1.00 0.00 103.00
16-17 5.00 8.00 46.00 19.00 13.00 27.00 4.00 0.00 122.00
15-16 1.50 9.00 25.00 53.00 23.00 22.00 4.00 0.00 137.50
14-15 0.00 6.00 21.00 40.00 12.00 6.00 1.00 0.25 86.25
13-14 3.00 4.00 4.00 25.00 23.00 12.00 16.00 0.00 87.00
12-13 0.00 12.00 46.00 29.00 33.00 30.00 7.00 0.00 157.00
11-12 1.00 31.50 29.00 40.00 7.00 4.00 8.00 0.00 120.50
10-11 4.00 21.00 33.00 29.50 32.00 11.00 5.50 0.00 136.00

1900-1909

 Winter Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May Total Inches
1909-10 10.00 20.50 40.50 51.00 24.00 0.50 9.00 0.50 156.00
08-09 0.00 30.00 28.50 25.00 28.50 16.25 19.00 4.00 151.25
07-08 0.00 18.50 19.50 19.00 26.50 20.50 12.00 0.00 116.00
06-07 1.00 27.00 40.50 39.00 10.00 16.50 35.00 2.50 171.50
05-06 6.25 24.25 31.00 22.00 27.00 25.00 0.50 0.00 136.00
04-05 0.25 16.25 55.50 37.00 14.50 7.50 5.50 3.00 139.50
03-04 0.00 39.00 52.00 33.50 11.00 21.00 10.50 3.00 170.00
02-03 0.80 8.00 52.00 22.00 24.00 11.00 18.00 3.00 138.80
01-02 0.00 15.00 31.00 43.00 24.00 12.00 7.50 0.00 132.50
00-01 0.00 13.50 20.00 32.50 15.00 18.50 0.00 0.00 99.50

1890-1899

 Winter Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May Total Inches
1899-1900 0.00 1.00 42.50 22.00 19.50 13.00 0.00 0.00 100.00
98-99 1.20 15.30 36.00 30.50 15.00 13.00 0.00 6.50 112.50
97-98 1.00 13.00 36.50 19.50 20.00 12.00 1.50 0.00 103.50
96-97 3.00 37.00 16.70 36.50 18.50 12.00 1.50 2.00 127.20
95-96 2.80 14.00 62.00 29.00 15.80 6.00 8.50 0.00 138.10
94-95 0.00 29.50 18.30 74.00 9.00 5.25 0.00 1.50 137.55
93-94 1.00 30.00 48.50 37.00 14.50 23.00 10.00 1.00 165.00
92-93 0.00 23.00 44.00 24.50 16.50 17.00 13.00 1.00 139.00
91-92 0.00 31.00 23.00 44.00 18.00 12.50 1.00 0.00 129.50
90-91 1.00 12.20 12..00 33.00 28.50 22.00 2.50 0.00 111.20