Average annual number of snowstorms for the Midwest region
Average annual number of snowstorms for the Midwest region, defined as events producing 6 inches of snow or more in 24 hours or less, 1901-2001 (Changnon and Kunkel 2006). A value of 0.5 indicates an average of 5 storms in 10 years. The number of storms increases from south to north and is locally highest in the lake-effect snowbelt to the south and west of Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, and Erie. Figure courtesy of Illinois State Water Survey.
Mean annual number of snowstorms (number of storms)
Midwest, Observed, Precipitation, Snow
Changnon and Kunkel (2006)