Snow In Flagstaff

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Snow Quizzes & Trivia

Test your knowledge on snow in Flagstaff


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    It’s chilly this weekend in Flagstaff, but nowhere near the record for the coldest day there. What’s the coldest temperature ever recorded in Flagstaff (here’s a hint: the HIGH that day was 12 degrees)?
    • A. 

      13 degrees on Dec. 13, 1913

    • B. 

      2 degrees on Jan. 7, 1942

    • C. 

      30 degrees on Jan. 22, 1937

    • D. 

      4 degrees on Dec. 31, 1999

  • 2. 
    Think this seems awfully early in the season to be seeing snow in Flagstaff? Think again. The average date for measurable snowfall in Flagstaff is:
    • A. 

      Oct. 24

    • B. 

      Sept. 27

    • C. 

      Nov. 1

    • D. 

      Oct. 7

  • 3. 
    There have been years when snow has fallen unseasonably early in Flagstaff. What’s the earliest recorded date of measurable snowfall in the city?
    • A. 

      Oct. 7, 1944

    • B. 

      Sept. 19, 1965

    • C. 

      Sept. 3, 1918

    • D. 

      Oct. 20, 1990

  • 4. 
    The snowiest winter on record in Flagstaff was 1972-73. How many inches of snow fell on the city that winter?
    • A. 

      127

    • B. 

      89

    • C. 

      156

    • D. 

      210

  • 5. 
    Flagstaff isn’t always a winter wonderland. While some years it seems to never stop snowing, other years, it never seems to start. In 1933-34, Flagstaff had its least snowy winter on record. How little snow fell that year?
    • A. 

      77.7 inches

    • B. 

      46 inches

    • C. 

      11.2 inches

    • D. 

      29.3 inches

  • 6. 
    For eight consecutive days in December 1967 – from the 13th to the 20th – it snowed in Flagstaff. When the city’s biggest excessive storm finally ended, how much snow had fallen?
    • A. 

      84.6 inches

    • B. 

      24.2 inches

    • C. 

      55.7 inches

    • D. 

      43.8 inches

  • 7. 
    In Barrow, Alaska, and Marquette, Mich., there is a 100 percent historical probability of having snow on the ground at Christmas, according to weather data over the last 30 years. What is the probability of having snow on the ground at Christmas in Flagstaff?
    • A. 

      75 percent

    • B. 

      53 percent

    • C. 

      22 percent

    • D. 

      39 percent

  • 8. 
    Feeling a little cold after all these snow-related questions? Warm up with this one: What is the highest temperature ever recorded in Flagstaff, which is known for its temperate weather?
    • A. 

      97 degrees on July 5, 1973

    • B. 

      102 degrees on July 23, 1970

    • C. 

      93 degrees on Aug. 2, 1988

    • D. 

      89 degrees on Aug. 17, 1968