A very strong late season low pressure system moved across the Texas Panhandle on the weekend of April 29-30. Heavy snow began to fall in the far northwest Panhandles on Saturday morning, April 29th.... read more ›
You may not think "April" and "heavy snow" go together in the same sentence, but in parts of the U.S., this spring month is typically the snowiest of the year. Examining monthly snowfall data from 4,218 observations sites across the United States receiving a yearly average of at least 2 inches of snow, Dr.... view details ›
"A total of 14 inches of snow fell in El Paso from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday. That broke the old 24-hour record of 8.8 inches April 5-6, 1983, Fortenberry said. "Up to another foot of snow was expected to fall by early today. ...... view details ›
For most of the contiguous United States, April snowfall may be quite rare, but April is actually the snowiest month of the year for some isolated locations in the Rocky Mountains and the Black Hills of South Dakota.... continue reading ›
Latest Snow Event
The night before Easter, April 7th, 2007, a late season snow event coated the northern third of southeast Texas with 1 to 2 inches of snow. While no snow was officially recorded in the city of Houston, seeing snow on the blue bonnets as far south as Huntsville was baffling.... view details ›
Switzerland of India, Gulmarg is where you can find snow even in summers. Gulmarg is a beautiful valley in Kashmir with its deep ravines and forested hills. The snow-capped peaks and high slopes make it the prime destination in Asia for heli-skiing.... continue reading ›
DOES IT SNOW IN APRIL IN NYC? Snow is fairly rare in April in NYC with measurable snowfall being reported only about once every 10 years.... see details ›
While April is indeed a spring month, we can't rule out seeing snow, even in major cities. As March came to a close, you can see (in the image below) a decent snowpack across a large part of the country shown in the dark blues and purples; but cities like Toronto, Ottawa, Halifax and even Montreal were pretty bare.... continue reading ›
Strangely, a record daily maximum snowfall also was set on July 16 at 5:35 a.m., when a trace amount of hail fell in Amarillo. The weather service measures hail as snow because it's classified as frozen precipitation, a forecaster said.... read more ›
Hillsboro's 26-inch snowfall tally certified as all-time 24-hour snowfall record for the state of Texas!... view details ›
The North Texas Snowstorm of 2022 was a historic snow event that buried the Southern United States , most notably North Texas, with over 2 feet of snow from January 16 to January 19.... read more ›
You might not believe it, but it snowed in four states this July! While summer snow in Alaska is hardly unusual (they leave year-round snow in the mountains just to impress the tourists), it was unexpected in Idaho, Montana and Wyoming.... view details ›
The Mother's Day Blizzard of 1977
Unique since accumulating snow fell so late into the spring with very few historical precedents. There were some astounding totals such as 12.7 inches at Worcester, Mass., and 7.5 inches at Providence, R.I., the only case of measurable snowfall in the month of May in the 20th Century.... view details ›
At a Glance. December, January or February is the snowiest month for a majority of the U.S. For some locations, the snowiest month happens earlier or later than those months.... continue reading ›
More on 24-Hour Snowfall State Records
Here are some other notables on 24-hour snowfall records in the U.S.: Oldest records: The two records that have stood the longest are 36 inches in Astoria, Illinois, during the 24 hours ending Feb. 28, 1900, and 49 inches at Watertown, New York, Nov. 14-15, 1900.... see more ›
Ely, Nevada: 18.3 inches (46.4cm)
The city of Ely in the east of the state is one such spot with 18.3 inches (46.4cm) of snow falling from March to May.... see more ›
"Onion snow" is a regional term used primarily in the state of Pennsylvania, referring colloquially to the final snowfall before the end of the spring season. Some sources indicate that the onion snow typically occurs after the traditional time for planting onions.... see details ›
The National Weather Service reported that Houston Intercontinental Airport (KIAH) saw a trace of snow on Friday, June 28, 2019, which was a record snowfall for the date. However, it didn't really snow—it hailed.... see details ›
The central area of Texas rarely sees snow, and on the coast, there's even a smaller chance. However, if you are lucky enough to catch it, there may be a good snowfall on the east Texas coast which is fabulous to see once every ten years. Keep in mind, it's not guaranteed.... continue reading ›
From January 21 to 23, 1979, there were two winter storms that dropped up to 16 inches in North Central Texas. It was the most snowfall ever recorded to date for the Dallas-Fort Worth area. In February 2007, there was a winter storm that dropped up to 14 inches of snow over North Central Texas.... continue reading ›
A beautiful picture of Pahalgam in Jammu and Kashmir
Pahalgam is located higher up at 7,200 feet above sea level in Jammu and Kashmir. You can definitely have refreshing time here in summers as it is covered with thin snow and surrounded by tall pine forests and Himalayan mountains behind them.... read more ›
- Tignes, France. ...
- Saas Fee, Switzerland. ...
- Obergurgl, Austria. ...
- Mammoth, California, USA. ...
- Cervinia, Italy. ...
- Geilo, Norway. ...
- Whistler, Canada. ...
- Val Thorens, France.
Where in north India can we see snowfall? In states like Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttarakhand, snowfall can be witnessed in the winter season in India.... continue reading ›
Welcome Spring, and welcome to month 4 of our Monthly Seasonal Produce Guides!... read more ›
|Country||City||Ave. daily temperature in April|
|Morocco||Marrakech||19°C / 66°F|
|USA||Las Vegas||24°C / 75°F|
|Spain||Lanzarote||20°C / 68°F|
|Turkey||Bodrum||20°C / 68°F|
April does have more showers than other months, regardless of where you are in the country. During the month of April, a band of strong winds, known as the jet stream, moves northwards. This changes the air pressure and leads to an explosion of cumulus clouds — the type of clouds that create rain showers.... view details ›
The climate record also highlights several other cities across parts of Ontario that have recorded a few days of rare June snow. Sudbury has recorded two instances of snow falling during the month of June: 0.4 cm fell on June 21, 1992 and 5.1 cm fell on June 5, 1929.... see details ›
Snow Tends to Be Wetter, Heavier
When it snows in March or April, however, temperatures are often closer to the freezing mark or even slightly above freezing. That causes the snow to be wetter and heavier because some melting of the snowflakes occurs due to the lack of cold air.... view details ›
It's a sad night in Toronto as mid-April snow descends on the city, and Torontonians have taken to social media to complain.... continue reading ›
Spanning many climate zones, the United States can experience both extreme hot and cold temperatures.... continue reading ›
South Central Texas, East Texas, and the Gulf Coast receive minimal or no snowfall at all.... view details ›
Regular Snow In Texas
For the most snowfall in Texas, head to the western region, including Amarillo (17.8 inches annually), Lubbock (8.2 inches), and El Paso (6.9 inches). Wichita Falls in North Central Texas is the next best location for snow, where they get c. 4.2 inches annually.... read more ›
On average, temperatures hit at least 90 degrees on 133 days a year in this city on the southern tip of Texas, according to The Weather Channel. Temperatures don't soar only in the summertime—Brownsville's hottest day on record was March 27, 1984, when the high hit 106 degrees Fahrenheit.... view details ›
11–13, 1899: Freeze. A disastrous cold wave throughout the state. Newspapers described it as the worst freeze ever known in the state. Brownsville's temperature reach 16°F on the 12th and remained below freezing through the 13th.... see details ›
Situated in the panhandle of Texas, Amarillo averages the highest amount of snowfall per year, coming in around 17.9 inches annually.... see details ›
"The Almanac is predicting similar cold and snowy conditions in late January, but fortunately, they shouldn't be as bad as last year." Farmer's Almanac managing editor Sandi Duncan tells MySA that in 2022, our region is predicted to see a winter storm in late January.... see details ›
Texas's climate future
According to the Texas state climatologist, John Nielsen-Gammon, another severe “Arctic blast” hitting the state, like the one seen in 2021, is not so likely, though not impossible. “[A big freeze is] less likely for two reasons: Arctic temperatures are warming faster than the rest of the planet.... read more ›
The long-running publication predicted the 2022-2023 winter will be filled (with) plenty of shaking, shivering, and shoveling” in its extended winter weather forecast released this month.... read more ›
Daily high temperatures increase by 7°F, from 73°F to 80°F, rarely falling below 61°F or exceeding 87°F. Daily low temperatures increase by 8°F, from 54°F to 61°F, rarely falling below 42°F or exceeding 70°F.... see details ›
Can you see snow in Texas? The answer is rarely, but when it does snow, the flurries usually fall in the Texas Panhandle and in West Texas. Sometimes the Dallas/Fort Worth area also sees snow. The best places to see snow are cities like Amarillo and areas with higher elevations like Guadalupe Mountains National Park.... continue reading ›
Regular Snow In Texas
For the most snowfall in Texas, head to the western region, including Amarillo (17.8 inches annually), Lubbock (8.2 inches), and El Paso (6.9 inches). Wichita Falls in North Central Texas is the next best location for snow, where they get c. 4.2 inches annually.... view details ›
The central area of Texas rarely sees snow, and on the coast, there's even a smaller chance. However, if you are lucky enough to catch it, there may be a good snowfall on the east Texas coast which is fabulous to see once every ten years. Keep in mind, it's not guaranteed.... view details ›