Drinking coffee in the morning with a fresh coating of snow is always nice, unless it happens in May. Then it's just a bunch of BS.
So goes the way of the world in parts of Minnesota on this May 9 morning, where more than 10 inches of white stuff coated the ground in Duluth and parts of the North Shore.
Amazingly, there are even snowfall reports of 3 inches of snow way down in southwestern Minnesota. Alas, here are the cruel snow totals, brought to you by Pet Evolution.
10.6 inches - Duluth
10 inches - Cloquet
9.9 inches - Wales
9.5 inches - Two Harbors, Twig
9.1 inches - Hermantown
7 inches - Kettle River (last night)
6.7 inches - Holyoke
6.5 inches - Wrenshall
6.2 inches - Lester Park
6 inches - Cromwell, Munger
5 inches - Esko
4 inches - Hillman, Tamarack
3.5 inches - Ivanhoe, Upsala
3 inches - Balaton, Moose Lake, Onamia
2.5 inches - Silver Bay, Little Falls
The 10.6 inches recorded in Duluth comes from the Duluth office of the National Weather Service, which is located in the northwest part of the city.
Duluth picked up 8.3 of those inches Wednesday night, making it just the third time in recorded history that Duluth has had 5+ inches of snow on a day in May.
- 8.6 inches, May 8, 2019
- 5.5 inches, May 10, 1902
- 5.0 inches, May 8, 1924
You can check out any additional snowfall reports right here.