Chicago Surpasses Record for Latest First Accumulating Snowfall

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Chicago Surpasses Latest First Measurable Snowfall

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
859 AM CST MON DEC 17 2012 /959 AM EST MON DEC 17 2012/

...RECORD LATEST FIRST MEASURABLE SNOWFALL SURPASSED AT
CHICAGO-OHARE IL...

AS OF MIDNIGHT LAST NIGHT...CHICAGO SURPASSED THE RECORD FOR
LATEST FIRST MEASURABLE SNOWFALL. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD WHICH
WAS SET BACK ON DECEMBER 16 1965.

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RODRIGUEZ

Latest On Snowfall Records

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
1153 AM CST MON DEC 17 2012 /1253 PM EST MON DEC 17 2012/

...LATEST ON SNOWFALL RECORDS...

SUNDAY DECEMBER 16TH MARKED THE 287TH CONSECUTIVE DAY WITHOUT
MEASURABLE SNOWFALL AT ROCKFORD...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS
CONSECUTIVE DAY RECORD THAT HAD BEEN SET IN 1922. THIS IS NOW THE
LONGEST PERIOD OF TIME WITHOUT MEASURABLE SNOWFALL IN ROCKFORD ON
RECORD. THE LAST DAY WITH MEASURABLE SNOWFALL WAS MARCH 4TH.
CHICAGO HAS ALREADY BROKEN THEIR RECORD.

ROCKFORD

RANK  # DAYS  DATES W/O MEASURABLE SNOW
 1)    287     03/05/2012-12/16/2012+
 2)    286     03/03/1922-12/13/1922
 3)    284     02/26/1908-12/05/1908
 4)    282     03/31/1939-01/06/1940
 5)    270     03/06/2011-11/30/2011
       270     03/10/1999-12/04/1999

CHICAGO

RANK  # DAYS  DATES W/O MEASURABLE SNOW
 1)    287     03/05/2012-12/16/2012+
 2)    280     03/01/1994-12/05/1994
 3)    277     03/10/1946-12/11/1946
 4)    269     03/11/1999-12/04/1999


ON AVERAGE...CHICAGO HAS 226 DAYS IN A ROW WITHOUT MEASURABLE
SNOWFALL /SEVEN AND A HALF MONTHS/ AND ROCKFORD HAS 233 /ALMOST
EIGHT MONTHS/.

GIVEN THE CURRENT FORECAST...IT APPEARS BOTH LOCATIONS COULD HAVE
THEIR RECORD SNOW DROUGHT PERIODS COME TO AN END ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT
OR THURSDAY...WITH EVEN THE POSSIBILITY OF A BRIEF SNOW EARLIER ON
TUESDAY MORNING.

HERE ARE SOME STATISTICS REGARDING FIRST/LAST MEASURABLE SNOWFALLS...

                     CHICAGO            ROCKFORD
        EARLIEST:  10/12/2006          10/12/1909
1ST     AVERAGE:     NOV 16              NOV 20
        LATEST     ??/??/2012          01/07/1940

        EARLIEST:  02/27/1997          02/06/1911
LAST    AVERAGE:     APR 4               APR 1
        LATEST     05/11/1966          05/11/1966

HERE ARE THE LATEST FIRST MEASURABLE SNOWFALLS FOR CHICAGO AND
ROCKFORD...

   CHICAGO                 ROCKFORD
1)  ??/??/2012           1) 01/07/1940
2)  12/16/1965           2) 12/21/1996
3)  12/14/2001           3) 12/19/2001
4)  12/12/1946              12/19/1948
5)  12/10/2003           5) ??/??/2012
6)  12/09/2011           6) 12/14/1922
    12/09/1948           7) 12/12/1916
8)  12/07/1914           8) 12/11/1924
9)  12/06/1994           9) 12/10/1970
10) 12/05/1999              12/10/1932
    12/05/1984          11) 12/08/1956
    12/05/1973              12/08/1927
    12/05/1909              12/08/1914


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MTF/RODRIGUEZ

 



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