The Nearly Snowless Minnesota Winter That Took Everyone By Surprise In 1877

Here in Minnesota, wild weather is just another day. Along with our famously cold winters, the Land of 10,000 Lakes also experiences oppressively hot summer days. In spring and fall, heavy rains or even tornadoes may dominate weather reports. Simply put, we experience all four seasons here, and we wouldn’t have it any other way. That’s why looking back at Minnesota’s more mild winters is so interesting. Back in the winter of 1877 to 1878, Minnesota had a nearly snowless winter that won’t soon be forgotten. Take a look:

Do you know of any other snowless winters in Minnesota history? Let us know in the comments below. And for even more weather history of Minnesota, check out our article about one of Minnesota’s most frigid winters.