Top 10 October Snow Events In Topeka History

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Topeka has seen its share of October snowstorms since record keeping began. The 30 year average snowfall for the month is 0.3". The following list is a ranking of Top 10 October snowfall events:

Rank Value Ending Date
1 8.0 10/22/1996
2 4.7 10/24/1908
3 4.5 10/31/1912
4 2.4 10/23/1908
5 1.8 10/17/1898
6 1.5 10/28/1913
7 1.0 10/31/1941
*8 0.8 10/9/1970
9 0.7 10/29/1917
10 0.2 10/20/1930

*The earliest measurable snowfall in Topeka history

Last year the first snow storm was December 20th with 2.8"