Snowfall during December was a small fraction of what normally is observed. The map above shows the percent of normal accumulated snowfall. Snowfall was less than 25% of normal across the area, and some locations only saw flurries occur. (click image to enlarge)
Springfield reported 15 inches of snow, which stood as the city's 24-hour snowfall record until 2013. This pushed the month total to 24.4 inches, which is also the most snow ever received in one month in Springfield. Normal snowfall for an entire winter in Springfield is around 24 inches.