Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm
2001 proved to be reasonably dry year, more so than 2000 and with no comparison to 1999, when severe flooding occurred. Near-record snowfall occurred in the fall of 2000, with five inches in November and 27.5 inches in December. Only 12.25 inches of snowfall were recorded in January and February of 2001, with no measurable snowfall occurring in March. The last snow of spring occurred April 16.
Iowa State University
Pecinovsky, Kenneth T., "2001 Crop Season" (2002). Iowa State Research Farm Progress Reports. 1631.