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How much snow did New England get in the blizzard of 1978?

How much snow did New England get in the blizzard of 1978?

The Blizzard of ’78 brought 27.1 inches of snow to Boston over two days, but the fact that 21 inches of snow fell in the city on Jan. 20, 1978, a couple weeks before the Feb. 6 storm arrived, made things much worse.

How many inches was the blizzard of 1978?

In all 15.5 inches of snow would fall at Indianapolis, which combined with the snow already on the ground, would bury the city under 20 inches of snow. In other areas, up to 3 feet of snow fell.

What’s the worst blizzard in US history?

The Mount Shasta California Snowstorm of 1959 – The storm dumped 189 inches (480 cm) of snow on Mount Shasta. The bulk of the snow fell on unpopulated mountainous areas, barely disrupting the residents of the Mount Shasta area. The amount of snow recorded is the largest snowfall from a single storm in North America.

What is the deepest snow ever recorded in UK?

The deepest snow ever recorded in an inhabited area of the UK was near Ruthin in North Wales during the severe winter of 1946-47. A series of cold spells brought large drifts of snow across the UK, causing transport problems and fuel shortages. During March 1947 a snow depth of 1.65 metres was recorded.

When was the big Blizzard in New England?

Blizzard of 1888 The granddaddy of New England’s worst snowstorms was a nor’easter that punished the whole of the seaboard from New England to the Chesapeake Bay for two days in March.

What are the top 5 worst blizzards?

The Ten Deadliest Blizzards In History

Rank Death toll (estimate) Event
1 4,000 1972 Iran blizzard, Iran
2 3,000 Carolean Death March, Sweden/Norway
3 926 2008 Afghanistan blizzard, Afghanistan
4 400 Great Blizzard of 1888, US

Has it ever snowed in July in the UK?

Crazy summer weather sees snow in JULY on the streets of south coast holiday town. Parts of southern England saw 20mm of rain in an hour during heavy downpours. People in Poole had to swap their sun tan lotion for snow shovels today, after a freak hail storm in July.

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