A Snowy Season for Parts of the Region So Far

The local area has seen snowfall amounts close to normal so far this season through February 8th with 21.4 inches at Omaha/Eppley and 24.9 inches at Omaha/Valley.    The total snowfall at Lincoln so far this season was 19.1 inches and Norfolk had 22.6 inches.  From southeast Nebraska, northwest Missouri, southeast Iowa across the rest of Iowa and the Great Lakes, most locations have received one to two times their normal seasonal snowfall.

Madison, Wisconsin sets their all-time snowfall record and as of February 14th had 80.2 inches and will likely add more!!  For their detailed story, check out this LINK.

Chicago was in 9th place of their top 10 with 41.8 inches as of February 8th.  For their detailed story, check out this LINK.

Omaha’s snowiest season was from 1911-1912 with 67.5 inches of snow.  Lincoln’s snowiest season was from 1942-1943 with 59 inches.  Norfolk’s snowiest season was from 1983-1984 with 86.1 inches!!

  October November December January February Total So Far March April Total
 Omaha Eppley 0.0 0.2 9.2 6.5 5.5 21.4 - - -
Omaha Valley 0.0 0.8 11.4 7.6 5.1 24.9 - - -
Normal 1971-2000 0.3 3.4 5.5 6.3 5.9 21.4 4.5 1.2 27.1
Normal 1978-2008 0.4 2.4 5.0 6.0 5.7 19.5 4.8 1.0 25.3

  October November December January February Total So Far March April Total
 Lincoln 0.0 0.4 8.9 4.9 4.9 19.1 - - -
Normal 1971-2000 0.7 2.8 5.7 5.7 5.0 19.9 4.7 1.7 26.3
Norfolk 0.0 0.0 11.9 9.2 1.5 22.6  - - -
Normal 1971-2000 0.7 4.9 6.0 5.9 5.5 23.0 5.6 2.7 31.3

 

Snowfall This Season Through February 8th, 2008 

Legend Snowfall So Far
 

 Map produced using National Weather Service COOP data by the Iowa Environmental Mesonet of Iowa State University

 



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