February 2009 Becomes Denver's Least Snowiest February

...FEBRUARY 2009 BECOMES DENVER`S LEAST SNOWIEST FEBRUARY...

FEBRUARY 2009 HAS TAKEN TOP HONORS AS THE LEAST SNOWIEST FEBRUARY
IN DENVER WEATHER HISTORY.  SNOWFALL RECORDS BEGAN IN 1882.  DURING
FEBRUARY 2009...THE OFFICIAL MEASURING SITE NEAR THE DENVER
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT RECORDED ONLY A TRACE OF SNOWFALL WHICH IS
LESS THAN 0.1 INCH. THE PREVIOUS LEAST SNOWIEST FEBRUARY WAS 0.3
INCH WHICH OCCURRED IN BOTH 1992 AND 1970.

AS AN ADDITIONAL NOTE...FEBRUARY 2009 ALSO TIED AS DENVER`S 4TH
DRIEST FEBRUARY TYING 1954...1925 AND 1908.  THE FEBRUARY TOTAL
MEASURED AT THE DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WAS ONLY 0.04 INCH. THE
DRIEST DENVER
FEBRUARY SINCE 1872 OCCURRED IN 1970 WITH A MERE 0.01
INCH TOTAL.

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