Record consecutive days of snow


It snowed for eight days in a row according to Clinton Weather Observer Jim Blaess.

He says there was measurable snowfall from February 4th through the 11th.  Those ranged from 0.3-of an inch to the heaviest snowfall on the 5th with 3.3 inches.

The total over the eight days was 12.8 inches of snow. The normal snowfall in February is 7.6 inches.

Blaess says the eight straight days of snow broke the consecutive days of snow with was seven days from January 14 through the 20th in 1886.

For the snow season of October through January, Blaess report just under seven inches of snow.

Blaess added that there have been five days of zero or below temperatures so far this month.

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