Snowfall Stats Through February 11th

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL 417 PM CST TUE FEB 11 2014 /517 PM EST TUE FEB 11 2014/  ...THE LATEST ON SNOWFALL AMOUNT STATS...  ------------------------------------------------------------------- CHICAGO  TOP 3 SNOWFALL SEASONS (FALL THROUGH SPRING) THROUGH FEBRUARY 11TH:  RANK    SNOW THROUGH FEB 11TH     WINTER -------------------------------------------  1)            81.1 IN.          1978-1979  2)            73.1 IN.          1977-1978  3)            62.1 IN.          2013-2014  THE 62.1 INCHES IS A WHOPPING 38.1 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL FOR THE SEASON!  IN ADDITION...THE 62.1 INCHES THIS YEAR CASTS QUITE A SHADOW ON THE 10.7 INCHES UP TO THIS POINT LAST YEAR...AS WELL AS THE 15.4 INCHES IN THE 2011-2012 WINTER.  IF THE SNOWFALL WERE TO END TODAY...THE SEASON WOULD FINISH AS THE 7TH SNOWIEST IN CHICAGO:  RANK    TOTAL SNOW            WINTER -------------------------------------------  1)      89.7 IN.            1978-1979  2)      82.3 IN.            1977-1978  3)      77.0 IN.            1969-1970  4)      68.4 IN.            1966-1967  5)      66.4 IN.            1951-1952  6)      64.1 IN.            1917-1918  7)      62.1 IN.            2013-2014 THROUGH FEB 11TH  8)      60.3 IN.            2007-2008   ----------------------------------------------------------------- ROCKFORD  THE 41.4 INCHES THIS SEASON IS THE 11TH MOST SNOWFALL OBSERVED ON RECORD THROUGH FEBRUARY 11TH. IRONICALLY...FOUR OF THE TEN YEARS WITH MORE SNOWFALL THAN THIS YEAR IN ROCKFORD WERE THE FOUR WINTERS FROM 2007-2008 TO 2010-2011.   $$  MTF/SDG

Winter of 2013-2014


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