As we've played the April Fool's jokes on one another and turned the bad kitty calendar to the new picture in the last few days, we're losing chances to see more accumulating snow in our area. As it stands right now (April 3, 2012) the seasonal total for snowfall in the Burlington area is:
That's about 40" lower for the yearly average and makes it the third-least snowy season on record (so far).
I'm interested in those quotation marks. So far......
Here are some numbers that apply to late-season and spring snows!
The 9th of April, 2000 and in 1974 featured the latest 12" snow accumulation Burlington has had in a calendar year.
The 19th of April in 1925 Burlington received 6" of new snow, the latest 6" accumulation of any given calendar year on record.
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These snow accumulations have happened as late as May 9th, 9th, and 31st.
That's the biggest April snow storm on record in Burlington, happening in 1983.
The highest April monthly snow total in Burlington. A lot of that fell on the 16th of April in 1983.
That's the monthly average snow total for April in Burlington, based on 30 April's-worth of data from 1981-2010.
How much snow we have accumulated this month in Burlington
# of days since our last measurable snow in Burlington, 1.7" on the 10th of March, 2012. (Through Apr. 2)
-Meteorologist Steve Glazier