February 2011-One of the Least Snowiest on Record at NWS Marquette

This February at the Marquette NWS was the one of the least snowiest on record...coming in at only 13.7 inches. The amount of liquid precipitation since January 1st is also lacking. According to climate records, it is the 5th driest start to the year.

               Top 10 least snowiest Februaries at NWS Marquette

 

Rank Snowfall (in) in February Year
1 4.3 1966
2 7.6 1963
3 9.6 1982
4 12.4 1994
5 12.8 1967
6 13.7 2011
7 15.1 1970
8 15.3 1998
9 16.4 1973
10 17.2 1964

Top 10 Driest Starts of the year at NWS Marquette

 

Rank Liquid Precip (in) from Jan 1-Feb 28 Year
1 1.35 1966
2 2.06 1974
3 2.13 1973
4 2.13 1994
5 2.16 2011
6 2.25 1965
7 2.27 1963
8 2.29 1977
9 2.59 1964
10 2.63 2003



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