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Snowfall by the numbers across Kansas

  • Finger on the Weather
  • Published Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at 9:09 a.m.
  • Updated Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at 9:37 a.m.

Snowfall accumulations can vary dramatically over even a small area, but perhaps the most impressive aspect of the just-completed storm was how widespread the substantial snowfalls were.

Nashville in Kingman County reported 18 inches of snow. That’s only about 30 miles west of Wichita, where 14.2 inches fell. But Hays, where 17 inches fell, is more than 180 highway miles from Wichita in northcentral Kansas. Hill City, which logged 15, is more than 200 miles from Wichita.

Much of Kansas received more than a foot of snow. Not just most of a county or two – much of the state.

This compiled list of snowfall reports reflects the size of the storm. Keep in mind, more snow fell after some of these reports were made.

INCHES LOCATION COUNTY —— ———————– ————– 18.00 NASHVILLE KINGMAN 17.00 HAYS ELLIS 15.00 HILL CITY GRAHAM 14.20 WICHITA MID CONTINENT SEDGWICK 14.20 8 N JETMORE HODGEMAN 14.00 MACKSVILLE STAFFORD 14.00 ROZEL PAWNEE 14.00 SPIVEY KINGMAN 14.00 KINGMAN KINGMAN 14.00 CLEARWATER SEDGWICK 14.00 NORWICH KINGMAN 13.50 HUTCHINSON RENO 13.00 1 W HANSTON HODGEMAN 13.00 8 E KINGMAN KINGMAN 13.00 ELLSWORTH ELLSWORTH 13.00 N LYONS RICE 13.00 MCPHERSON MCPHERSON 12.80 1 E HAYSVILLE SEDGWICK 12.40 5 SE IUKA PRATT 12.20 1 NE DODGE CITY FORD 12.00 NORTON NORTON 12.00 ENSIGN GRAY 12.00 PRATT PRATT 12.00 SHIELDS LANE 12.00 4 ESE MARQUETTE MCPHERSON 12.00 6 ESE GOVE GOVE 12.00 SALINA SALINE 12.00 5 N EL DORADO BUTLER 12.00 ABILENE DICKINSON 11.00 GREAT BEND BARTON 11.00 GOODLAND SHERMAN 11.00 QUINTER GOVE 10.00 W AUGUSTA BUTLER 9.00 DODGE CITY FORD 9.00 OSAGE CITY OSAGE 9.00 WHITE CITY MORRIS

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