Mean monthly snow depth and snow water equivalent (inches), 1971 - 2000
courtesy of the USDA - NRCS
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Alexander Lake 160 37 8.6 43 10.7 44 12 30 9.8
Anchorage Hillside 2080 30 7.1 35 8.9 38 10.4 29 9.9
Archangel Road 2200 43 12.1 47 13.5 50 16.3 37 14.9
Arctic Ski Bowl 3000 31 9.4 38 11.9 43 14 40 14
Arctic Valley #1 500 14 3.2 17 3.9 14 3.6 1 0.2
Arctic Valley #2 1000 16 3.5 20 4.6 20 5.1 3 0.7
Arctic Valley #3 1450 25 5.6 28 6.9 28 7.3 10 2.9
Arctic Valley #4 2030 23 5.3 27 6.9 29 7.7 14 4.3
Arctic Village 2050 20 3 21 3.6
Bertha Creek 950 33 8.6 43 11.6 51 14.7 57 17.6 49 18.2
Bettles Field 640 23 4.4 27 5.2 30 6.1 32 6.9 13 3.4
Big Fish Lake 1790 18 2.7 18 3.1
Blueberry Hill 1200 49 11.5 53 13.8 58 16 43 17.4
Bonanza Creek 1150 18 3.4 21 4.1 23 4.7 23 5 11 2.8
Bonanza Forks 1200 21 4.3 26 5.1 27 5.6 16 4.1
Borealis 1330 25 4 27 4.4 28 5.2
Boundary 3500 24 4.6 25 5.3
Bridge Creek 1300 32 7.8 38 10.2 44 12.9 37 12.3
Caribou Creek 1250 17 3 22 3.9 24 4.6 23 5 6 1.7
Caribou Mine 1150 24 4.6 26 5 27 5.6 10 2.9
Caribou Snow Pillow 900 17 3 22 3.8 24 4.5 23 4.8 6 1.7
Chandalar Lake 2040 20 3.4 22 4.1
Chelatna Lake 1450 36 8.3 42 10 44 11.6 33 10.9
Chicken Airstrip 1650 16 2.7 16 3.2
Chisana 3320 2.3 22 3.4 22 3.6
Chistochina 1950 18 3 22 3.5 22 4.1 4 1.2
Chokosna 1550 21 3.2 22 3.9
Chuathbaluk 300 15 3.1 22 4.6 23 5.4 12 3.7
Chuitna Plteau 1540 59 24.6 65 20.8 86 26.9 71 32.9
Circle City 600 25 3.9 26 4.5
Circle Hot Spring 860 22 3.7 26 4.5
Clearwater Lake 2650 20 3.4 24 4.2 26 5.1 27 5.7 19 5.1
Cleary Summit 2230 27 5.4 29 6 31 6.7 22 5.9
Coldfoot 1040 27 5.1 30 6 31 6.9 21 5.3
Colorado Creek 700 31 3.8 23 4.4 23 4.7 9 2.3
Congahbuna Lake 500 21 7.4 32 8.9 38 10.8 25 8.5
Cooper Lake 1200 28 6.9 45 12 47 13.2 50 15 34 12.3
Cropley Lake 1650 48 14.1 58 18.4 70 23.9 81 30.3 73 32.8
Dadina Lake 2160 19 3 24 4.1 29 5.1 27 5.9
Demonstration Forest 780 23 5.7 28 7.7 32 9.5 21 7.4
Denali View 700 42 9.6 46 11.4 50 13.4 30 12.3
Disaster Creek 1550 18 3 22 3.6 23 4.4 11 2.6
Dutch Hills 3100 69 19.6 76 23 80 27.5 74 28.7
E. Fork Chulitna 1800 45 10.5 51 12.7 54 14 44 15.7
Eagle Crest 1200 33 9.2 41 12.2 48 16.1 54 18.5 37 15.7
Eagle Lake 1400 32 8.1 38 10.7 42 12.7 31 11.3
Exit Glacier 400 48 11.7 53 13.7 57 15.9 32 13.3
Fairbanks Field Off. 450 20 3 21 3.5 23 4.1 23 4.5 3 0.8
Faith Creek 1900 24 3.9 27 4.4 28 4.9 11 2.7
Fielding Lake 3000 37 8.4 41 10.2 46 12 39 12
Fish Creek 500 14 3.3 20 5 20 6 19 6.2 3 1.3
Fishhook Basin 3300 45 11.4 51 15.4 58 17.7 64 20.5 61 22.1
Fishtrap Lake 1800 35 7.9 38 8.9 40 9.7 40 10.5
Fog Lakes 2120 25 4.5 26 5.3 28 6.2 22 5.7
Fort Greely 1500 15 2.7 18 3.2 17 3.6 3 0.9
Fort Yukon 430 19 3.2 20 3.8
Fossil 1400 26 4.1 28 4.5 30 5.5
Fox Creek 1500 25 4 30 7.5 35 9.3 36 10 24 8.1
French Creek 1800 24 5.1 26 5.9 27 6.4 14 4.1
Gerstle River 1200 17 2.6 19 3 18 3.4 6 1.5
Grandview 1100 64 18.9 75 24.7 83 27.8 77 26.3
Granite Creek 1240 17 2.8 19 3.5 18 3.8 3 1.8
Granite Point 250 20 5.3 22 5.6 15 5.6 4 1.4
Graphite Lake 600 17 2.8 18 3.3
Grouse Creek Divide 700 32 8 41 11.5 51 15.1 57 18.4 44 16.6
Haggard Creek 2540 24 4.5 27 5.6 29 6.3 18 5.2
Haystack Mountain 1950 22 3.9 27 4.8 29 5.6 31 6 23 6
Hess Creek 1000 22 3.9 25 4.8 26 5.4 9 2.5
Horsepasture Pass 4300 24 4.6 28 5.6 29 6.4 30 7.6
Independence Mine 3550 61 18.1 68 21.2 70 24.2 65 27.1
Indian Pass 2350 50 13.9 57 16.8 64 19.7 71 23.7 72 26.5
Jatahmund Lake 2180 16 2.3 18 2.9 18 3.2
Jean Lake 620 15 3.1 17 3.8 15 4 2 0.5
Kenai Moose Pens 300 15 3.3 17 3.8 15 4.1 1 0.3
Kenai Summit 1390 31 7.3 39 9.9 44 12.3 46 14.3 30 11.4
Kenny Lake School 1300 14 2.6 18 3.4 17 3.7 3 0.9
Kinkaid Park 250 17 3.4 17 4 16 4.2 0 0
Lake Louise 2400 17 2.7 20 3.3 22 4 23 4.6 12 2.9
Lake Minchumina 730 19 3.2 21 4 21 4.4 5 1.3
Lake Todatonten 550 27 5.1 28 5.5
Little Chena Bottom 1460 21 3.9 21 4.3 9 3
Little Chena Ridge 2000 25 4.1 27 5.4 28 5.9 16 4.5
Little Nelchina 2650 22 3.8 24 4.6 25 5.3 13 3.6
Little Susitna 1700 37 9.6 42 11.6 43 13.3 22 9.2
Lone Ridge 1675 73 25.4 79 28.8 86 33.1 81 34.9
Lost Chicken Hill 2100 19 3.4 20 4 0 0
Lost Creek 3030 12 2 25 4.8 26 4.8 21 4.2
Lowe River 600 46 11.8 53 15.1 54 17.1 30 12
May Creek 1610 21 3.8 21 4.5
McGrath 340 26 4.4 30 5.7 30 6.5 9 2.8
McNeil Canyon 1320 31 7.1 36 9.5 41 11.7 21 7.8
Mentasta Pass 2430 24 4.8 26 5.8 28 6.7 16 4.8
Middle Fork Bradley 2300 29 8.7 34 12.3 42 14.9 44 19.1
Mission Creek 900 15 2.6 15 3.1 18 3.6 18 4.1 2 0.5
Monahan Flat 2710 31 6.1 34 7.4 35 8.1 34 8.7
Monsoon Lake 3100 22 3.8 14 4.7 28 5.6 28 6.4
Monument Creek 1850 22 3.9 24 4.7 25 5.2 14 3.5
Moore Creek Bridge 2250 50 12.5 62 16.9 73 23.7 73 26.2 50 21
Moose Pass 700 13 3 18 4.6 22 6.3 21 7.1 7 2.5
Mt. Alyeska 1540 57 16.8 78 23.5 94 30.7 107 36.9 104 41.2
Mt. Fairplay 3100 20 3.8 20 4.3
Mt. Ryan 2800 28 5.5 30 6.2 31 6.8 24 6.3
Munson Ridge 3100 34 7.3 36 8.3 38 9.1 36 9.7
Nugget Bench 2010 45 10.9 51 12.9 55 15.5 46 15.3
Nuka Glacier 1250 50 22 69 26.9 95 39.5 93 42.4
Nuka River 1300 61 24.2 76 27.8 95 39.5 98 43.3
Paradise Hill 2200 15 2.7 18 3 18 3.6 0 0
Pass Creek 1200 29 6.2 31 7.5 32 8.6
Paxson 2650 28 5.5 31 6.6 32 7.8 22 6.9
Petersburg Reservoir 550 13 3.3 17 4.5 18 5.8 15 6.2 6 2.3
Petersburg Ridge 1650 40 11.3 57 16.9 65 21.8 71 26.4 51 22.1
Point Mackenzie 200 19 4.3 21 4.8 20 5.4 3 0.8
Port Alsworth 270 15 3.6 17 4.1 15 4.2 12 4.1 0 0
Portage Valley 50 33 10.4 39 12.9 39 15 19 9.2
Ptarmigan Creek 2230 16 2.6 17 3.1 19 3.8
Purkeypile Mine 2025 20 3.9 21 4.2 21 4.1 10 2.5
Ramsdyke Creek 2220 61 16.3 66 18.9 69 22 57 21.9
Resurrection Pass 2250 36 9.3 38 10.9
Rock Creek Bottom 2250 18 3.1 20 3.7 22 4.2 22 4.3 8 2.2
Rock Creek Ridge 2600 20 3.4 24 4.3 26 4.9 26 5.3 14 4.9
St. Anne Lake 1990 21 4 25 4.9 25 5.5 13 2.9
Sanford River 2280 18 3.2 24 4.2 28 5.4 28 6.2 15 4
Seven Mile 600 22 3.9 26 4.6 26 5.2 12 3.1
Shaw Creek Flats 980 15 2.6 17 3.1 16 3.4 3 0.8
Sheep Mountain 2900 23 4.6 26 5.4 26 6 14 3.9
Skwentna 160 37 8.5 43 10.5 42 11.6 27 9
Snug Harbor Road 500 17 3.6 20 5.1 18 5.1 12 2.5
So. Campbell Creek 1200 22 5 26 6.2 28 7.4 13 4.3
Speel River 280 75 26.8 78 31.1 59 26.1
Square Lake 2950 15 2.5 19 3.2 22 3.8 22 4.2 18 4.1
Stack Pup Creek 1620 24 3.7 25 4.4
Sugarloaf Mountain 550 65 18.2 79 23.3 87 28 67 27.6
Summit Creek 1400 26 6.4 33 8.2 38 10.4 43 11.7 14 6.7
Susitna Valley High 375 34 6.8 39 8.3 39 9.5 14 5.7
Table Mountain 2200 22 3.4 23 4.1 24 4.9 19 4.3
Talkeetna 350 28 6.2 32 7.6 34 8.7 16 5.4
Telaquana Lake 1550 16 2.6 18 3.4 20 4 20 4.5
Teuchet Creek 1640 20 3.1 23 3.8 23 4.4 8 2.1
Thirty Mile 1350 30 6.2 35 7.2 37 8.1 26 6.7
Tok Junction 1650 17 2.6 19 3.2 19 3.6 3 0.9
Tokositna Valley 850 55 13.6 67 15.7 62 18.7 43 17
Tolsona Creek 2000 19 3.2 22 3.8 22 4.1 5 2.1
Tozikaket 600 23 4.4 24 5
Tsaina River 1650 50 12.5 56 15.7 57 17.6 41 14.6
Turnagain Pass 1880 81 22 92 29.2 106 34.9 95 40.1
Twin Lakes 2400 20 3.7 26 4.9 31 5.9 28 6.4
Tyone River 2500 21 3.4 23 4.4 24 5.2
Upper Chena 3000 28 6.2 30 6.9 33 7.8 25 7.5
Upper Chena Pillow 2850 27 5.9 30 6.6 32 7.5 22 6.9
Upper Twin Lakes 2000 23 5.1 25 6.1 27 7 27 7.2
Valdez 50 45 11.9 51 15.5 54 17.8 33 12.6
Willow Airstrip 200 26 5.7 30 6.9 31 8.1 13 4.1
Windy Gap 1900 27 4.3 29 4.8 31 5.7
Worthington Glacier 2100 62 16.6 68 21.6 72 24.9 61 24.6
Wolf 1200 23 3.6 26 4.1 27 4.8