Average Snowfall for Minnesota in October





The tables below give monthly averages for snowfall during October at cities, towns and other locations around Minnesota. The numbers are for the total amount of new snow and how many days it snows at least 0.1 inches (0.25 centimetres) this month.

The snowfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

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

Southern Minnesota

Average total snowfall in October
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
0.2 Albert Lea 0.3 0.8
0.1 Faribault 0.1 0.3
0.1 Mankato 0.1 0.3
0.6 Minneapolis 0.8 2.0
0.6 Pipestone 1.0 2.5
0.3 Redwood Falls 0.5 1.3
0.8 Rochester 0.9 2.3
0.4 St. Paul 0.5 1.3
0.1 Winona 0.1 0.3
0.9 Worthington 1.0 2.5

Northeastern Minnesota

October snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
2.1 Duluth 2.7 6.9
0.1 Grand Marais 0.1 0.3
0.4 Grand Portage 0.5 1.3
1.7 Grand Rapids 2.0 5.1
1.5 Gunflint Lake 1.7 4.3
2.5 International Falls 1.6 4.1
0.1 Two Harbors 0.2 0.5

Northwestern Minnesota

Average snow for October
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
0.6 Brainerd 0.7 1.8
1.0 Detroit Lakes 1.1 2.8
0.8 Mille Lacs Lake 1.1 2.8
0.9 Moorhead 0.7 1.8
0.9 St. Cloud 1.0 2.5
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

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