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Snowstorm History - Boston and New York City

When we have a day like today, with what is already being described as the Blizzard of 2006, I like to remind people of the history of major snowstorms in Boston and NYC. Here are the lists for those who are interested.

Boston's Top 12 Snowstorms (up until today):



1. February 17-18, 2003
27.5 inches

2. February 6, 1978
27.1 inches

3. February 24, 1969
26.3 inches

4. March 31, 1997
25.4 inches

5. January 22-23, 2005
22.5 inches

6. January 20, 1978
21.4 inches

7. March 3, 1960
19.8 inches

8. February 16, 1958
19.4 inches

9. February 8, 1994
18.7 inches

10. (tie) January 7-8, 1996 & December 20-22, 1975
18.2 inches

11. February 5, 1920
17.3 inches

New York City's Top 5 Snowstorms (up until today):



1. December 26-27, 1947
26.4 inches

2. March 12-14, 1888
21.0 inches

3. January 7-8, 1996
20.2 inches

4. February 16-17, 2003
19.5 inches

5. March 7-8, 1941
18.1 inches
Tags: boston, brookline, history, nyc
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