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WINTER STATISTICS – HUNTSVILLE

Snow: 

Month or Timeframe

Normal*

Most Snowfall

November 0.0 4.0 inches (1966)
December 0.3" 21.4 inches (1963)
January 1.1" 10.2 inches (1940)
February 0.5" 8.0 inches (1895 & 1958)
March 0.5" 7.3 inches (1993)
Season 2.4" 24.1 inches (1963-1964)
Calendar Day  N/A 15.7 inches (Dec 31, 1963)
Week  N/A 17.1 inches (Dec 26, 1963 - Jan 1, 1964)

*Normal Snowfall based on 1981-2010 Climatology

Normal # of days with measurable snow (1981-2010): 2 days / year
Earliest Snowfall (1 inch or greater): 4.0 inches - Nov 2, 1966
Latest Snowfall (1 inch or greater): 2.1 inches - Mar 22, 1968
Most Recent Snowfall (1 inch or greater): 2.3 inches - Feb 9, 2011

Huntsville Winter Snowfall Chart with trendline (click on the chart for a larger version)

Huntsville Winter Annual Snowfall Chart

Temperatures

Month

Normal Max Temperature

Normal Min Temperature

Coldest Max Temperature

Coldest Min Temperature

November

63.7°

41.8°

19° (Nov 25, 1950)

1° (Nov 25, 1950)

December

53.5°

34.4°

9° (Dec 22, 1989)

-3° (Dec 22 and 23, 1989)

January

51.2°

31.8°

11° (Jan 10, 1962)

-11° (Jan 21, 1985 & Jan 30, 1966)

February

55.9°

35.5°

13° (Feb 4, 1996)

-8° (Feb 17, 1958)

March

64.9°

42.2°

22° (Mar 2, 1980)

6° (Mar 3, 1980)

Earliest Freeze: 29°F (Oct 9, 2000)
Normal Earliest Freeze (1981-2010): Nov 4
Latest Freeze: 32°F (May 2, 1909)
Normal Latest Freeze (1981-2010): Mar 30

Christmas Snowfall (click here to see more information on Christmas snowfalls)
2.5 inches (2010)
0.3 inches (1989)
Trace amounts in 1909, 1969, 1980, 1983, 1985, 1993, and 2002

 

WINTER STATISTICS – MUSCLE SHOALS

Snow:

Month or Timeframe

Normal*

Snowfall

November 0.0 5.5 inches (1929)
December 0.4" 11.1 inches (1963)
January 0.4" 10.6 inches (1966)
February 1.0" 12.0 inches (1910)
March 0.4" 5.0 inches (1968)
Season 2.2" 20.8 inches (1963-1964)
Calendar Day N/A 12.0 inches (Feb 11, 1910)
Week N/A 12.0 inches (Feb 11 - 17 1910)

*Normal Snowfall based on 1981-2010 Climatology

Normal # of days with measurable snow (1981-2010): 2 days / year
Earliest Snowfall (1 inch or greater): 1.0 inch - Nov 2, 1966
Latest Snowfall (1 inch or greater): 1.0 inch - Mar 28, 1894

 

Muscle Shoals Winter Snowfall Chart with trendline (click on the chart for a larger version)

Muscle Shoals Annual Winter Snowfall Chart

Temperatures:

Month

Normal Max

Normal Min

Coldest Max Temperature

Coldest Min Temperature

November

63.3°

40.9°

23° (Nov 25, 1950)

2° (Nov 25, 1950)

December

52.8°

33.8°

10° (Dec 22, 1989)

-5° (Dec 23, 1989)

January

50.7°

31.3°

5° (Jan 13, 1918)

-11° (Jan 21, 1985)

February

55.4°

35.0°

10° (Feb 12, 1899)

-13° (Feb 14, 1905)

March

64.4°

42.0°

25° (Mar 2, 1980)

7° (Mar 7, 1899)

Earliest Freeze: 31°F (Oct 3, 1908)
Average Earliest Freeze (1981-2010): Nov 5
Latest Freeze: 30°F (Apr 27, 1919)
Average Latest Freeze (1981-2010): Mar 26

Most Recent Snowfall (1 inch or greater): 1.4" February 9, 2011

Christmas Snowfall (click here to see more information on Christmas snowfalls)
2.4 inches (2010)
Traces in 1897, 1906, 1913, 1948, 1980, 1983, 1992, 1993

 

NORMAL FIRST/LAST FREEZE DATES

Based on the 1981-2010 Climatological Normal Period

Belle Mina October 29 April 4
Bridgeport October 25 April 9
Crossville October 30 April 3
Fayetteville October 19 April 14
Guntersville November 16 March 27
Moulton October 27 April 5
Russellville October 28 April 7
St. Bernard Abbey (Cullman) October 25 April 10
Scottsboro October 26 April 6
Valley Head October 18 April 15

  


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