Late Season Snow of April 14 2014 and Eye-Opening Stats

 

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Fast Facts

  • Chicago officially observed 1.4" on April 14th, bringing the seasonal total to 82.0". For more on this 3rd snowiest season on record, see here.
  • This was the latest date with accumulating snow of one inch or more since 1983.  For more on the late season records this event neared or broke, jump down further on this page.
  • Rockford officially observed 0.3" of snow on April 14th, bringing the season total to 56.9" and pushing the season into top 5 snowiest.  For more, see here.
  • This was the latest accumulating snowfall in Rockford since April 17, 2001 (0.1") and the most this late in the season since 0.5" fell on April 30, 1994.


Late Season Snow Stats for Chicago

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
701 AM CDT TUE APR 15 2014 /801 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014/

...LATE SEASON SNOWFALL IN CHICAGO...

THE 1.4 INCHES OF SNOW OBSERVED ON APRIL 14TH AT CHICAGO EXTENDED
THE IMPRESSIVE 2013-2014 SNOWFALL SEASON. HERE ARE SOME FACTS
REGARDING THIS LATE SEASON SNOW:

- THERE HAVE ONLY BEEN 11 OTHER CALENDAR DAYS ON OR AFTER APRIL
14TH TO HAVE AT LEAST ONE INCH OF ACCUMULATING SNOW. THE MOST
RECENT TIME WAS APRIL 16 1983. THE LATEST IS MAY 3 1907.

- THIS WAS ONLY THE 5TH TIME ON RECORD THAT CHICAGO HAD ONE INCH
OF SNOW AFTER ALREADY REACHING 80 DEGREES...WHICH THE CITY HAD
DONE ON APRIL 12TH. THE LAST TIME WAS 2003.

- THE CALENDAR DAY HIGH ON APRIL 14TH WAS 63 DEGREES AT CHICAGO
O`HARE. NEVER IN THE PERIOD OF RECORD FOR CHICAGO HAD THERE BEEN A
DAY WITH A HIGH TEMPERATURE OVER 60 DEGREES THAT ALSO HAD AT LEAST
ONE HALF INCH OF SNOW.

- CHICAGO REPORTED ONE INCH OF SNOW DEPTH ON THE MORNING OF APRIL
15TH. THERE HAVE ONLY BEEN FIVE OTHER YEARS TO HAVE AT LEAST ONE
INCH OF SNOW DEPTH ON OR AFTER APRIL 15TH. THE MOST RECENT WAS
APRIL 18 2011.

$$

MTF/IZZI/RC



Snowfall Reports

 

Snowfall Map: April 14, 2014

For a list of reports from trained spotters and the public, see here.

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
905 AM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...MORNING SNOWFALL ROUNDUP...

   THE FOLLOWING ARE SNOW AMOUNTS FOR THE PREVIOUS 24-HOURS.
   OBSERVATIONS ARE USUALLY TAKEN AT 7 AM.

   24-HOUR SNOWFALL AMOUNTS FOR TUESDAY(04/15/14)...


NORTHERN ILLINOIS                              SNOW
  LOCATION (COUNTY):                           FALL(INCHES)

  CHICAGO 6ESE (COOK)...........................2.5
  GURNEE 2W (LAKE)..............................2.5
  GURNEE 2NE (LAKE).............................2.4
  BEACH PARK 1W (LAKE)..........................2.3
  ROSELLE 1W (DU PAGE)..........................2.1
  BUFFALO GROVE 2N (LAKE).......................2.1
  BOTANIC GARDENS (COOK)........................2.0
  WINNETKA 1ESE (COOK)..........................2.0
  AURORA 4NE (DU PAGE)..........................2.0
  NORTH AURORA 2NE (KANE).......................2.0
  WINTHROP HARBOR 1SSW (LAKE)...................2.0
  MARSEILLES 6WNW (LA SALLE)....................2.0
  CARY (MCHENRY)................................2.0
  CORTLAND (DE KALB)............................1.9
  LAKE ZURICH (LAKE)............................1.9
  ARLINGTON HEIGHTS 2NNW (COOK).................1.8
  LINCOLNWOOD 2E (COOK).........................1.8
  BOLINGBROOK 3NE (DU PAGE).....................1.8
  ST. CHARLES (KANE)............................1.8
  MUNDELEIN (LAKE)..............................1.8
  OAK BROOK (DU PAGE)...........................1.8
  ST. CHARLES 6NW (KANE)........................1.7
  ELGIN 2W (KANE)...............................1.7
  FOX LAKE 2SE (LAKE)...........................1.7
  OTTAWA 2N (LA SALLE)..........................1.7
  PLAINFIELD (WILL).............................1.7
  YORKVILLE 2SE (KENDALL).......................1.7
  SCHAUMBURG 3WSW (COOK)........................1.6
  PARK RIDGE (COOK).............................1.6
  ELK GROVE VILLAGE 1ESE (COOK).................1.6
  WESTMONT 1SSE (DU PAGE).......................1.6
  BATAVIA 1WNW (KANE)...........................1.6
  MANHATTAN 5ENE (WILL).........................1.6
  MANHATTAN (WILL)..............................1.6
  PALATINE 1E (COOK)............................1.5
  SCHAUMBURG  2E (COOK).........................1.5
  WORTH (COOK)..................................1.5
  PALOS PARK 1SW (COOK).........................1.5
  OAK PARK 1NNE (COOK)..........................1.5
  COUNTRYSIDE 1ENE (COOK).......................1.5
  AURORA 4SE (DU PAGE)..........................1.5
  GLEN ELLYN 2SSE (DU PAGE).....................1.5
  NAPERVILLE 1NW (DU PAGE)......................1.5
  GENEVA 2ENE (KANE)............................1.5
  BATAVIA 2WNW (KANE)...........................1.5
  RIVERWOODS (LAKE).............................1.5
  SENECA 2SSW (LA SALLE)........................1.5
  BULL VALLEY 2WNW (MCHENRY)....................1.5
  NEW LENOX 2SE (WILL)..........................1.5
  LOCKPORT 1SE (WILL)...........................1.5
  NEW LENOX 3E (WILL)...........................1.5
  HOFFMAN ESTATES 5W (COOK).....................1.4
  LISLE 1SE (DU PAGE)...........................1.4
  HIGHWOOD 1S (LAKE)............................1.4
  ORLAND PARK 5WNW (WILL).......................1.4
  MIDWAY COOP (COOK)............................1.4
  OHARE (COOK)..................................1.4
  POLO (OGLE)...................................1.4
  WINFIELD (DU PAGE)............................1.4
  DE KALB (DE KALB).............................1.3
  ELK GROVE VILLAGE 2WSW (COOK).................1.3
  DOWNERS GROVE 2SE (DU PAGE)...................1.3
  LINCOLNSHIRE 1N (LAKE)........................1.3
  ELGIN (KANE)..................................1.2
  CHICAGO RIDGE (COOK)..........................1.2
  MORRIS 6ESE (GRUNDY)..........................1.2
  ELGIN 1S (KANE)...............................1.2
  NAPERVILLE 4SSW (WILL)........................1.2
  JOLIET 2N (WILL)..............................1.2
  MONEE (WILL)..................................1.2
  MORRIS (GRUNDY)...............................1.2
  PLAINFIELD 5SW (KENDALL)......................1.1
  AURORA (KANE).................................1.0
  DWIGHT (LIVINGSTON)...........................1.0
  HARVARD (MCHENRY).............................1.0
  OAK PARK 2S (COOK)............................1.0
  OAK LAWN (COOK)...............................1.0
  AURORA 4SE (DU PAGE)..........................1.0
  ASHKUM 5.6E (IROQUOIS)........................1.0
  MONTGOMERY 1SSE (KENDALL).....................1.0
  OSWEGO 5SSE (KENDALL).........................1.0
  BOURBONNAIS 2NNE (KANKAKEE)...................1.0
  GENEVA 2WSW (KANE)............................1.0
  DIXON 3NNW (LEE)..............................1.0
  LAKE VILLA 1SSW (LAKE)........................1.0
  SHERIDAN 3SSE (LA SALLE)......................1.0
  MENDOTA 2SE (LA SALLE)........................1.0
  ALGONQUIN 1N (MCHENRY)........................1.0
  HOMER GLEN 1ENE (WILL)........................1.0
  PLAINFIELD 2SSE (WILL)........................1.0
  ROCKFORD 3NE (WINNEBAGO)......................1.0
  ROMEOVILLE (WILL).............................1.0
  MARSEILLES (LA SALLE).........................1.0
  OTTAWA (LA SALLE).............................1.0
  PARK FOREST (COOK)............................1.0
  PAXTON (FORD).................................1.0
  CHANNAHON (WILL)..............................0.9
  COAL CITY 4NNW (GRUNDY).......................0.9
  MAZON (GRUNDY)................................0.9
  ELGIN (KANE)..................................0.8
  HEBRON (MCHENRY)..............................0.8
  ORLAND HILLS 1SE (COOK).......................0.8
  LA GRANGE PARK 1SSW (COOK)....................0.8
  YORKVILLE 1W (KENDALL)........................0.8
  BONFIELD 4WSW (KANKAKEE)......................0.8
  SUGAR GROVE 1NE (KANE)........................0.8
  STREATOR 4ENE (LA SALLE)......................0.8
  PEOTONE (WILL)................................0.8
  PEOTONE (WILL)................................0.8
  LISLE MORTON ARB (DU PAGE)....................0.8
  WESTMONT (DU PAGE)............................0.8
  ROCKFORD 1NW (WINNEBAGO)......................0.7
  CRETE 3E (WILL)...............................0.6
  PEOTONE (WILL)................................0.6
  MCHENRY (MCHENRY).............................0.6
  MOMENCE (KANKAKEE)............................0.6
  SPRING GROVE 2N (MCHENRY).....................0.6
  BOURBONNAIS (KANKAKEE)........................0.5
  CHATSWORTH (LIVINGSTON).......................0.5
  ELBURN (KANE).................................0.5
  EARLVILLE 3S (LA SALLE).......................0.5
  GENOA (DE KALB)...............................0.5
  HARWOOD HEIGHTS 2NNE (COOK)...................0.5
  DWIGHT 4NNW (GRUNDY)..........................0.5
  CHATSWORTH (LIVINGSTON).......................0.5
  PLAINFIELD 1SW (WILL).........................0.5
  ROSCOE 2ESE (WINNEBAGO).......................0.5
  JOLIET LOCK/DAM (WILL)........................0.5
  MENDOTA (LA SALLE)............................0.5
  MILFORD (IROQUOIS)............................0.5
  ROSCOE 2SE (WINNEBAGO)........................0.5
  STREATOR (LIVINGSTON).........................0.5
  WATSEKA (IROQUOIS)............................0.5
  WOODSTOCK 5NW (MCHENRY).......................0.5
  BRACEVILLE (GRUNDY)...........................0.4
  WATSEKA 6.9WNW (IROQUOIS).....................0.4
  STEWARD (LEE).................................0.4
  BYRON 3N (OGLE)...............................0.3
  WILMINGTON 3SE (WILL).........................0.3
  ROCKFORD (WINNEBAGO)..........................0.3
  CAPRON (BOONE)................................0.2
  KANKAKEE (KANKAKEE)...........................0.2
  ST ANNE (KANKAKEE)............................0.2
  ASHTON (LEE)..................................0.1
  FAIRBURY (LIVINGSTON).......................TRACE
  DIXON 2SW (LEE).............................TRACE
  PONTIAC 1ESE (LIVINGSTON)...................TRACE
  ROCHELLE (OGLE).............................TRACE

NORTHWEST INDIANA                              SNOW
  LOCATION (COUNTY):                           FALL(INCHES)

  CROWN POINT (LAKE)............................7.0
  CROWN POINT 2WSW (LAKE).......................5.0
  CROWN POINT 1N (LAKE).........................5.0
  LAKES OF THE FOUR SEASONS 2NNE (PORTER).......4.5
  LAKES OF THE FOUR SEASONS (PORTER)............4.0
  DE MOTTE 1NNW (JASPER)........................3.3
  HOBART 2E (LAKE)..............................2.9
  REMINGTON (JASPER)............................2.5
  DE MOTTE 4SW (JASPER).........................2.4
  WHEATFIELD 3S (JASPER)........................2.2
  HEBRON 4NE (PORTER)...........................2.2
  DE MOTTE 1SSW (JASPER)........................2.0
  (W9OPR)WHEATFIELD 1ENE (JASPER)...............2.0
  VALPARAISO 4SW (PORTER).......................2.0
  CHESTERTON 4E (PORTER)........................2.0
  RENSSELAER (JASPER)...........................2.0
  VALPARAISO 2N (PORTER)........................1.9
  PORTER 1S (PORTER)............................1.7
  RENSSELAER 6SE (JASPER).......................1.5
  VALPARAISO 6WSW (PORTER)......................1.5
  VALPARAISO 5NNE (PORTER)......................1.3
  VALPARAISO 5NNE (PORTER)......................1.3
  PORTAGE 1ESE (PORTER).........................1.2
  DYER 1WNW (LAKE)..............................1.1
  REMINGTON (JASPER)............................1.0
  KENTLAND 1NNW (NEWTON)........................1.0
  BROOK 4W (NEWTON).............................1.0
  VALPARAISO 1SE (PORTER).......................1.0
  (KB9F)VALPARAISO 4S (PORTER)..................1.0
  MOROCCO (NEWTON)............................TRACE

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