...PEORIA 2ND SNOWIEST WINTER SEASON 2009-10 WITH 41.5 INCHES...


PEORIA HAD THE 2ND SNOWIEST 3 MONTH WINTER SEASON WITH 41.5
INCHES OF SNOW FROM DEC 2009 THROUGH FEB 2010.  IT WAS ONLY 1
INCH FROM THE SNOWIEST WINTER SEASON OF 42.5 INCHES FROM DEC
1978 THROUGH FEB 1979. 
















PEORIA HAS RECEIVED 41.5 INCHES OF SNOW THIS WINTER SEASON
WHICH IS THE 8TH SNOWIEST WINTER ON RECORD. PEORIA RECEIVED
18.3 INCHES OF SNOW THIS MONTH...MAKING IT THE 2ND SNOWIEST
FEBRUARY ON RECORD AND BEATING THE 16.5 INCHES OF SNOW THAT 
ACCUMULATED IN FEB 1893. THE SNOWIEST FEBRUARY ON RECORD IS
1900 WHEN 26.5 INCHES OF SNOW FELL WITH OVER HALF OF THAT SNOW
14.5 INCHES FALLING ON FEB 28, 1900. NORMALLY 5.6 INCHES OF SNOW 
FALLS IN FEBRUARY IN PEORIA.  THE SNOWIEST DAY IN FEB 2010 WAS 
5.6 INCHES ON SUNDAY FEB 21 WHICH WAS A DAILY RECORD.




PEORIA RECEIVED 8.6 INCHES IN JANUARY...AND 14.6 INCHES OF SNOW
IN DECEMBER WHICH WAS THE 6TH SNOWIEST DECEMBER ON RECORD. IF
PEORIA RECEIVES THE NORMAL SNOWFALL OF 3.7 INCHES THE REST OF THE
WINTER SEASON...THAT WOULD PUT THEM IN 4TH PLACE. THEY NEED 10.1
INCHES OF SNOW TO BE TIED FOR THE SNOWIEST SEASON ON RECORD IN
1978-79 WHEN 51.6 INCHES OF SNOW FELL. BELOW IS A LIST OF THE
TOP 10 SNOWIEST WINTERS ON RECORD IN PEORIA. PEORIA SNOWFALL
RECORDS DATE BACK TO 1893.
Peoria Top 10 Snowiest Winters...

1)  51.6 INCHES 1978-79
2)  47.1 INCHES 1977-78
3)  46.9 INCHES 1981-82
4)  44.0 INCHES 1925-26
5)  42.4 INCHES 1943-43
6)  42.3 INCHES 1974-75
7)  41.6 INCHES 1959-60
8)  41.5 INCHES 2009-10
9)  37.7 INCHES 1969-70
10) 37.6 INCHES 1935-36
Peoria Top 10 Snowiest Winter Seasons (Dec-Feb)...

1)  42.5 INCHES 1978-79
2)  41.5 INCHES 2009-10
3)  35.7 INCHES 1977-78
4)  33.7 INCHES 2007-08
5)  33.6 INCHES 1935-36
6)  31.5 INCHES 1892-93
7)  29.3 INCHES 1942-43
8)  28.5 INCHES 1961-62
9)  27.8 INCHES 1974-75
10) 27.5 INCHES 1973-74

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