After 7.5 inches Wednesday, Mason City shattering April snowfall record

It hasn’t just been a record-breaking month for snow in some areas, it’s been record-shattering.

Posted: Apr 19, 2018 7:55 AM
Updated: Apr 19, 2018 7:56 AM

It hasn’t just been a record-breaking month for snow in some areas, it’s been record-shattering.
With 7.5 inches of snow falling in Mason City on Tuesday, the April snow total has reached an all-time high at 25.5 inches.
Just how unusual is that large amount?
The second-highest amount of snow in Mason City in April was 14.5 inches in 1945.
Only six times has more than 10 inches of snow fell in Mason City in April, and nothing has compared to the April of 2018.
In Rochester, the all-time record for snow in April was narrowly broken.
With 3.9 inches falling Wednesday, the monthly total is 16.9, breaking the hold record of 16.4 from 1983.

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