- Snowiest month of May ever.
- Most snow on a single day in the month of May ever.
- Snowiest May 8 ever.
Through Thursday morning, Duluth was blanketed with 10.9 inches of snow, leading to a number of broken snowfall records, according to the National Weather Service. One spot just southwest of Duluth reported 12 inches of snow as of Thursday afternoon.
The 8.3 inches shattered the record for most snow on a single day in the month of May, breaking the old record of 5.5 inches set on May 10, 1902.
It also made it the snowiest month of May ever in Duluth, beating the old record of 8.1 total inches set in May of 1954.
And it made it the snowiest May 8 in Duluth history, far surpassing the old record for the day of 5 inches set in 1924.
Record-keeping in Duluth began in 1884.
The winter-like storm unleashed historic snow amounts along a band from Sioux Falls, South Dakota, to Duluth, Minnesota.
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