Snow Climatology for Southeast LA/South MS

New Orleans Area, LA

Baton Rouge Area, LA

McComb, MS

Biloxi, MS


New Orleans Area, LA (1852 - Present)

Measurable Snow Events (17)

Year
Month/Day
Amount (in.)
Snow on Ground (in.)
Notes
1853
Jan 12
4.0
 
Barracks (based on news accounts)
1879
Jan 5
1.0
 
 
1881
Jan 23
2.2
 
 
1881
Jan 24
2.8
 
2 day total 5"
1895
Feb 14
5.0
3
Mardi Gras Day - Custom House
1895
Feb 15
3.2
 
Largest event - 2 day total 8.2"
1899
Feb 12
3.0
 
Custom House
1935
Jan 22
0.1
 
Custom House
1958
Feb 12
1.3
2
Moisant Field (2 day total 2/12-2/13)
1960
Feb 13
0.6
 
Audubon Park
1963
Dec 31
4.5
2, Trace

AUD- 2" on ground 01/01; T 01/02

1973
Jan 12
0.1
Trace
Moisant Field
1973
Feb 9
0.8
1
Moisant Field
1985
Jan 20
0.4
Trace
Moisant Field
1989
Dec 22
0.5
1, Trace
MSY - 1" on ground 12/23, T 12/24
2004
Dec 25
0.5
 
Moisant Field
2008
Dec 11
1.0
 
Moisant Field

Dates with Trace Events in New Orleans (38)

Jan 1, 1877
Dec 29, 1901
Jan 23, 1955
Dec 26, 1878
Feb 24, 1914
Feb 22, 1963
Jan 3, 1879
Feb 25, 1914
Feb 13, 1965
Jan 4, 1879
Jan 11, 1918
Feb 23, 1968
Dec 29, 1880
Mar 8, 1920
Jan 11, 1969
Dec 31, 1880
Dec 19, 1929
Jan 11, 1973
Dec 21, 1887
Mar 10, 1932
Feb 8, 1978
Feb 20, 1889
Jan 27, 1936
Mar 2, 1980
Feb 21, 1894
Dec 15, 1943
Jan 13, 1982
Feb 7, 1895
Jan 23, 1948
Mar 7, 1989
Feb 16, 1895
Jan 30, 1949
Feb 1, 1994
Feb 17, 1900
Feb 11, 1951
Dec 22, 1995
Feb 23, 1901
Dec 25, 1953
 

Snow Statistics for New Orleans Area

Period of Record
1852 - 2010 (158 years)
# Years with snow
55
# Yrs with Measurable snow
17
Greatest 24 hour Amount
5.0" (2/14/1895)
Earliest in season
12/11/2008 (1.0")
Latest in season
3/10/1932 (Trace)
Latest measurable in season
2/15/1895 (3.2")
Most Consec years w/snow
5 (1877-1881)

Baton Rouge Area, LA (1892 - Present)

Measurable Snow Events (20)

Year
Month/Day
Amount (in.)
Snow on Ground (in.)
Notes
1895
Feb 14
6.0
M
 
1895
Feb 15
6.5
M
2 day total 12.5"
1914
Feb 25
6.0
M
 
1918
Jan 11
1.0
M
 
1935
Jan 22
0.5
0
 
1940
Jan 23
3.5
4
 
1948
Jan 23
0.6
1
 
1949
Jan 30
1.8
2
 
1951
Feb 1
0.1
T
 
1958
Feb 12
1.0
T
 
1960
Feb 12
1.0
T
 
1962
Jan 9
0.3
T
 
1968
Feb 23
1.0
T
 
1973
Jan 11
0.5
T
 
1973
Jan 12
0.1
1
 
1973
Feb 9
1.8
1
 
1988
Feb 5
3.2
0
 
2008
Dec 11
3
M
 
2009
Dec 4
0.3
T
 

2010

Feb 12

1.0

0

CoCoRaHS

Dates with Trace Events in Baton Rouge (97)

Feb 25, 1894
Feb 19, 1959
Feb 8, 1971
Jan 12, 1982
Feb 16, 1895
Mar 16, 1959
Jan 6, 1972
Jan 13, 1982
Feb 13, 1905
Jan 23, 1960
Dec 20, 1973
Jan 14, 1982
Jan 3, 1911
Jan 24, 1960
Jan 12, 1975
Dec 29, 1983
Jan 12, 1912
Jan 29, 1960
Jan 3, 1976
Jan 20, 1985
Feb 26, 1914
Feb 13, 1960
Nov 28, 1976
Feb 1, 1985
Mar 8, 1920
Feb 18, 1960
Jan 2, 1977
Feb 2, 1985
Mar 11, 1932
Feb 25, 1960
Jan 18, 1977
Feb 3, 1985
Dec 22, 1935
Dec 14, 1960
Jan 30, 1977
Feb 7, 1988
Mar 15, 1943
Jan 10, 1962
Jan 2, 1978
Feb 5, 1989
Jan 17, 1948
Jan 14, 1963
Jan 18, 1978
Mar 5, 1989
Jan 29, 1949
Jan 23, 1963
Jan 19, 1978
Dec 22, 1989
Mar 1, 1949
Feb 11, 1963
Jan 27, 1978
Jan 19, 1992
Feb 9, 1950
Feb 21, 1963
Jan 28, 1978
Mar 12, 1993
Mar 2, 1950
Dec 22, 1963
Jan 29, 1978
Jan 3, 1995
Dec 28, 1950
Dec 23, 1963
Jan 30, 1978
Feb 3, 1996
Feb 21, 1953
Feb 12, 1965
Jan 1, 1979
Dec 16, 1996
Feb 22, 1953
Feb 13, 1965
Jan 2, 1979
Dec 18, 1996
Dec 25, 1953
Mar 19, 1965
Jan 25, 1979
Jan 12, 1997
Mar 4, 1954
Jan 18, 1966
Jan 29, 1979
Jan 13, 1997
Mar 5, 1954
Jan 29, 1966
Mar 1, 1980
Dec 23, 2004
Jan 23, 1955
Jan 7, 1968
Mar 2, 1980
Dec 25, 2004
Dec 11, 1955
Mar 22, 1968
Jan 19, 1981
 
Jan 6, 1958
Mar 23, 1968
Feb 11, 1981
 
Jan 24, 1958
Jan 21, 1970
Feb 13, 1981
 

Snow Statistics for Baton Rouge Area

Period of Record
1892 - 2010 (118 years)
# Years with snow
63
# Yrs with Measurable snow
17
Greatest 24 hour Amount
12.5" (2/14-15/1895)
Earliest in season
11/28/1976 (Trace)
Earliest measurable snow
12/4/2009 (0.3")
Latest in season
3/3/1968 (Trace)
 
Latest measurable snow
2/25/1914 (6")
Most consecutive days w/snow
4 (Jan 27-30, 1978)
Most consecutive years w/snow
9 (1975-1983)

McComb Pike County Airport, MS (1948 - Present)

Measurable Snow Events (25)

Year
Month/Day
Amount (in.)
Snow on Ground (in.)
1949
Jan 30
0.6
T
1951
Feb 1
0.2
T
1960
Jan 24
1.0
T
1960
Feb 12
3.0
0
1962
Jan 9
3.0
2
1963
Dec 31
0.6
1
1968
Jan 7
0.1
0
1968
Feb 23
4.7
1
1968
Mar 22
1.5
2
1968
Mar 23
0.7
0
1973
Jan 11
0.3
0
1973
Jan 12
0.2
T
1973
Feb 9
2.0
0
1977
Jan 18
0.2
0
1977
Jan 30
2.0
2
1978
Jan 19
0.9
T
1985
Feb 1
0.9
T
1988
Feb 7
0.1
0
1993
Mar 12
1.3
0
1993
Dec 22
0.8
0
1997
Dec 14
0.3
0
1999
Jan 22
0.2
0
2008
Dec 11
3.0
M
2009
Dec 4
2.0
M

2010

Feb 12

2.0

0

Dates with Trace Events in McComb (92)

Jan 29, 1949
Mar 19, 1965
Jan 27, 1978
Apr 3, 1987
Dec 15, 1949
Jan 18, 1966
Jan 28, 1978
Feb 5, 1988
Nov 24, 1950
Jan 19, 1966
Jan 30, 1978
Mar 6, 1989
Mar 12, 1951
Jan 26, 1966
Feb 9, 1978
Mar 7, 1989
Mar 13, 1951
Jan 10, 1967
Mar 4, 1978
Dec 8, 1989
Feb 21, 1953
Feb 6, 1967
Jan 2, 1979
Dec 9, 1989
Mar 5, 1954
Jan 9, 1968
Jan 21, 1979
Dec 23, 1989
Jan 23, 1955
Feb 22, 1968
Feb 16, 1980
Feb 11, 1993
Jan 23, 1958
Mar 12, 1969
Mar 1, 1980
Mar 13, 1993
Jan 24, 1958
Jan 21, 1970
Mar 2, 1980
Mar 25, 1993
Feb 12, 1958
Feb 8, 1971
Feb 5, 1981
Feb 9, 1995
Feb 19, 1959
Mar 3, 1971
Feb 11, 1981
Mar 7, 1995
Feb 13, 1960
Jan 9, 1973
Jan 12, 1982
Jan 26, 1996
Jan 12, 1963
Jan 10, 1973
Jan 13, 1982
Feb 2, 1996
Jan 14, 1963
Feb 27, 1973
Jan 14, 1982
Feb 3, 1996
Jan 20, 1963
Dec 16, 1973
Feb 27, 1984
Feb 29, 1996
Jan 23, 1963
Dec 20, 1973
Feb 28, 1984
Mar 7, 1996
Feb 11, 1963
Mar 3, 1975
Jan 3, 1985
Dec 18, 1996
Dec 20, 1963
Dec 24, 1975
Jan 13, 1985
Jan 27, 1997
Dec 23, 1963
Jan 3, 1976
Jan 20, 1985
Dec 29, 1997
Jan 12, 1964
Nov 13, 1976
Feb 2, 1985
 Feb 15, 2010
Jan 13, 1964
Jan 31, 1977
Feb 11, 1986
Feb 24, 2010 
Jan 16, 1964
Jan 14, 1977
Jan 21, 1987
March 2, 2010 
Feb 25, 1964
Jan 20, 1978
Apr 2, 1987
 

Snow Statistics for McComb, MS

Period of Record
1948 - 2010 (62 years)
# Years with snow
42
# Days with snow
117
Greatest 24 hour Amount
4.7" (2/23/1968)
Earliest in season
Trace (11/13/1976)
Earliest measurable in season
2.0" (12/04/2009)
Latest in season
Trace (4/3/1987)
Latest measurable in season
0.7" (3/23/1968)
Most consecutive day w/snow
3 (Jan 12-14, 1982)
Most consecutive years w/snow
10 (1962-1971)

Biloxi, MS (1893 - Present)

Measurable Snow Events (8)

Year
Month/Day
Amount (in.)
Snow on Ground (in.)
1895
Feb 15
6.3
M
1899
Feb 11
0.4
M
1935
Jan 22
0.3
M
1954
Mar 6
2.0
0
1955
Jan 23
0.5
0
1958
Feb 13
0.3
0
1963/1964

Dec 31/Jan 1

12.0

12.0

1993
Mar 13
1.5
M

Dates with Trace Events in Biloxi Area (25)

Feb 25, 1894

Jan 5, 1919

Jan 9, 1895

Mar 8, 1920

Feb 16, 1895
Jan 24, 1926
Feb 17, 1895
Mar 12, 1935
Jan 26, 1897
Dec 15, 1943
Feb 7, 1899
Feb 24, 1968
Jan 27, 1900
Dec 20, 1993
Feb 17, 1900
Dec 22, 1993
Feb 23, 1901
Dec 24, 1993
Feb 13, 1905
Feb 2, 1994
Feb 25, 1914
Dec 22, 1995
Dec 31, 1917
Feb 12, 2010
Jan 11, 1918
 

Snow Statistics for Biloxi Area

Period of Record
1893 - 2010 (117 years)
# Years with snow
24
# Yrs with Measurable snow
8
Greatest 24 hour Amount
6.3" (2/15/1895)
Earliest in season
Trace (12/15/1943)
Earliest measurable in season
0.3" (1/22/1935)
Latest trace in season
March 12, 1993
Latest measurable in season
1.5" (3/13/1993)
Most Consec years w/snow
4 (1917-1920)

Updated 3/02/2010 CSFP


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