Moline Snowless Streak Ended Thursday

THE LAST TIME MEASURABLE SNOW FELL IN MOLINE, IL WAS BACK ON MARCH 4TH,  
MAKING FOR 290 CONSECUTIVE DAYS WITHOUT MEASURABLE SNOW THROUGH
DECEMBER 18TH. THIS IS CURRENTLY TIED FOR THE LONGEST PERIOD ON RECORD.

BELOW IS A LIST OF THE CURRENT RANKINGS FOR LONGEST STRETCHES OF
CONSECUTIVE DAYS WITHOUT MEASURABLE SNOWFALL.

Moline Area (ThreadEx Station)
Consecutive Days
Snowfall < 0.1 inches
Years: 1882-2012

Rank # Days End Date
1 290 12/19/2012
289 12/04/1908
3 282 1/06/1940
4 281 12/01/1990
5 280 12/13/1946
6 280 12/19/1905
7 276 12/18/2001
8 276 12/08/1948
9 272 11/28/1987
10 271 11/26/1919
11 271 12/10/1904
12 271 11/28/1902

IN ORDER FOR THE QUAD CITIES TO BREAK THE RECORD FOR THE NUMBER OF
DAYS IN A ROW WITHOUT MEASURABLE SNOWFALL, THE FIRST MEASUREABLE
SNOW THIS SEASON WOULD NEED TO FALL ON OR AFTER DECEMBER 20TH.

GIVEN THE CURRENT FORECAST FOR THE QUAD CITY AIRPORT, THE FIRST
MEASURABLE SNOWFALL IN MOLINE MAY OCCUR THIS EVENING
DEC. 19 OR ON THURSDAY DEC. 20.

HERE ARE SOME FIRST MEASUREABLE SNOWFALL STATISTICS IN MOLINE...

EARLIEST DATE:  09/25/1942
AVERAGE DATE:   11/21
LATEST DATE:   01/07/1940

HERE ARE THE TOP TEN LATEST FIRST MEASURABLE SNOWFALLS FOR THE QUAD
CITIES.  THIS SEASON (2012-2013) TIED FOR 5TH PLACE!

RANK DATE OF LATEST FIRST SNOWFALL >= 0.1"
---- ---------------------------------------
1) 01/07/1940
2) 01/04/1913
 3) 01/02/1937
  4) 12/23/1918
 5) 12/20/1905
  12/20/2012
7)    12/19/2001
     12/19/1960
 9) 12/14/1946
10) 12/13/1943



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