Dec 11, 2012

2012-13 Winter Season: First Inch Of Snow

The Oshkosh average date for the first one inch snowfall is Dec 2. This year it occurred on Dec 9. We've been observing precipitation at OSNW3 since Nov 2006 and we've recorded a first one inch snowfall on Dec 9 twice, first time back in 2010. It is the latest date we've recorded in our six winters. Earliest date is Nov 9 which occurred last year.  All the winter "firsts and lasts" at OSNW3 can be found here.

2 WSW OMRO (752 FT)(COCORAHS)              3.9 IN
OMRO - 2 SW (761 FT)(UCOOP)                3.9 IN
OSHKOSH 6 S (794 FT)(UCOOP)                3.5 IN
2 NNE OSHKOSH (774 FT)(COCORAHS)           2.6 IN
OSHKOSH-NORTH (773 FT)(UCOOP)              2.6 IN
OSHKOSH (750 FT)(COOP)                     2.0 IN
NEENAH-EAST (769 FT)(UCOOP)                1.8 IN

Data list for Winnebago County obtained from the NWS-GRB. More information on the storm from them can be found here. At OSNW3 we measured 2.6 inches from the snowfall.

(Dec 9-10 | 2.6")

(OSNW3 Webcam Time Lapse)

(Regional Radarloop)

(Regional Snow Totals)

The first one inch snowfall of the season is always extra special here at OSNW3.