PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER CO
925 AM MST TUE FEB 20 2007

 ..DENVER'S CONSECUTIVE DAYS OF SNOW COVER ENDS...
....61 CONSECUTIVE DAYS FINISHES IN 2ND PLACE...


AT APPROXIMATELY 6 AM ON THIS TUESDAY  MORNING, THE OBSERVERS AT THE FORMER STAPLETON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT MEASURED ONLY A TRACE OF SNOW ON THE GROUND.  THIS ENDS THE CONSECUTIVE SNOW COVER STREAK AT 61 DAYS AND PLACES THIS SEASON'S STREAK ALONE IN SECOND PLACE.

MEASURABLE SNOW IS DEFINED AS HAVING AT LEAST ONE INCH OF SNOW ON THE GROUND WHICH IS OFFICIALLY MEASURED NEAR THE FORMER STAPLETON INTERNATONAL AIRPORT.  DENVER WEATHER HISTORY FOR SNOWFALL STATISTICS BEGAN IN JANUARY 1882.

HERE IS THE FINAL LIST OF THE TOP 10 PERIODS OF CONSECUTIVE SNOW COVER IN DENVER:

NUMBER OF DAYS                                               INCLUSIVE DATES

63 DAYS....................................NOVEMBER 26 1983 - JANUARY 27 1984
61 DAYS ...................................DECEMBER 21 2006 - FEBRUARY 19 2007 (FINAL)
60 DAYS....................................DECEMBER 1 1913  - JANUARY 29 1914
48 DAYS....................................DECEMBER 24 1982 - FEBRUARY 9 1983
43 DAYS....................................DECEMBER 19 1973 - JANUARY 30 1974
39 DAYS....................................NOVEMBER 21 1992 - DECEMBER 29 1992
38 DAYS....................................DECEMBER 24 1987 - JANUARY 30 1988
35 DAYS...................................JANUARY 2 1949   - FEBRUARY 5 1949
33 DAYS....................................DECEMBER 17 1918 - JANUARY 18 1919
27 DAYS...................................JANUARY 28 1989   - FEBRUARY 23 1989

WFO DENVER/BOULDER


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