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Grand Forks breaks December snowfall record

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Detroit Lakes, 56501

Detroit Lakes Minnesota 511 Washington Avenue 56501

The National Weather Service office in Grand Forks has received 28.6 inches of snow so far this December. This is a new record snowfall for the month of December, breaking the old record of 27.6 inches set back in 1918.

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Fargo has received 24.5 inches of snow so far this December, only 4.7 inches behind the record. This places Fargo in second place for all time snowfall in December.

Totals for this year as of Dec. 29:

Grand Forks December Snowfall (2008 currently #1)

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1. 28.6 inches 2008

2. 27.6 inches 1918

3. 24.4 inches 1996

Fargo December Snowfall (2008 currently #2)

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1. 29.2 inches 1927

2. 24.5 inches 2008

3. 21.9 inches 1933

4. 20.4 inches 1996

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