Average dates for first snowfall in northeast Wisconsin

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NORTHEAST WISCONSIN (WBAY) – It’s November, which means the weather could soon get cold enough for the first snowfall of the season.

The National Weather Service says many factors can alter the average date of the first snowfall. They include timing of the measurement after the snow has fallen, melting and a compaction of new snow and ground temperatures at the time of the snowfall.

Here are the average dates for the first snowfall of at least one inch:

  • Antigo: Nov. 13
  • Appleton: Nov. 26
  • Brillion: Nov. 23
  • Chilton: Nov. 22
  • Clintonville: Nov. 25
  • Eagle River: Nov. 5
  • Florence: Nov. 12
  • Green Bay: Nov. 23
  • Kewaunee: Nov. 28
  • Lac Vieux Desert: Oct. 23
  • Marshfield: Nov. 14
  • Merrill: Nov. 14
  • Oconto: Nov. 22
  • Oshkosh: Dec. 1
  • Rhinelander: Nov. 8
  • Shawano: Nov. 21
  • Stevens Point: Nov. 25
  • Sturgeon Bay: Nov. 24
  • Two Rivers: Nov. 30
  • Washington Island: Nov. 30
  • Waupaca: Nov. 20
  • Wausau: Nov. 12
  • Wisconsin Rapids: Nov. 20

Source: National Weather Service