January snowfall and precipitation wrap-up

first_imgIt only posted a combined total of 2.4 centimeters for Friday and Saturday – the final two days of the month – leaving the total at 63.2 centimeters.That was well above the January average of 31.7 centimeters, but it was 2.2 short of doubling it.It was indeed a strange month for snowfall in this area, with 70 per cent of it occurring on three days, which were the 1st, 2nd and 27th.- Advertisement -However, there were 21 days when nothing but a trace was recorded, including 16 in a row beginning on the 11th.In terms of precipitation, the airport station easily doubled the monthly average of 25.4 millimeters.The unofficial total was 61.6, but that includes a one millimeter guess, as Environment Canada failed to record anything for last Friday.Advertisement Now we’ve entered the month with the lowest precipitation average in this area – as the February norm is only 19 millimeters.However, the airport station also posted more than double that amount last year, finishing with 32.2 millimeters.last_img

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