Consecutive Days of Measurable Snow in the Twin Cities

From February 1-6, 2013 measurable snow fell at the Twin Cities International Airport. How common is this to have six straight days of measurable snow in the Twin Cities? While it is fairly common to have a streak of six days in a row, as it turns out there's been only five other streaks that are longer than this one. Looking back in the historical record in the Twin Cities to the mid 1880's, the longest stretch of measurable snow is 13 days from December 18 to December 30, 1968.


Consecutive Days of Measurable Snowfall in the Twin Cities
.1 (one tenth of an inch or greater 
Streaks of at least 6 days

Time Period  No. of Days
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1915-12-16 to 1915-12-21 6  
1950-12-01 to 1950-12-08 8  
1951-12-17 to 1951-12-22 6  
1954-11-26 to 1954-12-01 6  
1962-02-21 to 1962-02-26 6  
1967-01-04 to 1967-01-09 6  
1968-12-18 to 1968-12-30 13  
1969-12-27 to 1970-01-04 9  
1974-12-13 to 1974-12-19 7  
1975-01-06 to 1975-01-11 6  
1977-11-22 to 1977-11-27 6  
1981-02-05 to 1981-02-10 6  
1982-01-20 to 1982-01-25 6  
1989-12-12 to 1989-12-17 6  
1990-12-14 to 1990-12-21 8  
1992-11-01 to 1992-11-06 6  
1997-01-22 to 1997-01-27 6  
1998-01-11 to 1998-01-16 6  
2013-02-01 to 2013-02-06 6