Average Annual Snowfall in Minnesota

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The tables below give yearly averages for snowfall at cities, towns and parks in Minnesota. The numbers are for the total amount of snow and for how many days it snows at least 0.1 inches (0.25 centimetres).

The snowfall totals are annual averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Southern, Northeastern and Northwestern Minnesota.

Place name links take you to more detailed information on snowfall, snowstorms and snow accumulation for that location.

Southern Minnesota

Average annual snowfall
Days Place Inches Centimetres
23.2 Albert Lea 37.8   96.0
20.4 Faribault 42.6 108.2
23.3 Mankato 38.6   98.0
37.3 Minneapolis 54.0 137.2
27.6 Redwood Falls 35.5   90.2
39.9 Rochester 51.9 131.8
34.0 St. Paul 50.6 128.5
20.9 Winona 31.8   80.8
25.3 Worthington 37.8   96.0

Northeastern Minnesota

Yearly snow averages
Days Place Inches Centimetres
60.6 Duluth 86.1 218.7
20.8 Grand Marais 42.1 106.9
47.7 Grand Rapids 55.5 141.0
26.6 Gunflint Lake 57.1 145.0
46.4 Hibbing 60.3 153.2
58.9 International Falls 71.0 180.3
26.9 Two Harbors 56.2 142.7

Northwestern Minnesota 

Average total snowfall for a year
Days Place Inches Centimetres
44.1 Agassiz Wildlife Refuge 39.7 100.8
35.7 Alexandria 42.3 107.4
23.5 Brainerd 46.8 118.9
29.9 Detroit Lakes 44.8 113.8
37.9 Moorhead 57.9 147.1
36.7 St. Cloud 46.1 117.1
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

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