TOTAL SNOWFALL FROM DECEMBER 1ST 2009 TO FEBRUARY 28TH 2010 ACROSS THE NORTHEAST MEGALOPOLIS (CLICK TO ENLARGE)
- Ready for spring? The Mid-Atlantic portion of the Northeast has made New England look like a cake walk this winter as back to back blizzards hammered the Washington-Baltimore-Philadelphia corridor!
- Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington Dulles Airports – you had the highest snowfall totals within the urban corridor of the Northeast.
- The snowfall totals above in my map were taken from NOAA’s preliminary monthly archived data (www.weather.gov).
- March 1st is the “First Day of Meteorological Spring” – meaning the National Weather Service breaks the 12 month calendar year into four seasons (three months each). December 1st through the last day of February is “Winter”.
- Winter 2009-2010 will significantly increase the averaged seasonal snowfall for the Washington DC Airport hubs.
- For those of you who think I will be bored next winter… not necessarily the case. In my Washington DC 2009-2010 Winter Outlook https://dcstorms.wordpress.com/2009/11/07/tims-2009-2010-washington-dc-winter-outlook/ I mentioned that snowy winters come in waves. That being said, it is likely that while we will not see a winter like 2009-2010 for some time, the likelihood of seeing average to above average winters in the following years are high.
- March is a fickle month – don’t put the winter coats and snow shovels away just yet.