Record snowfall in Rochester, New York

21 April 2021 – “We set a record snowfall on the 21st as the airport picked up 2.8 inches of white stuff that day, surpassing the previous record of 1.5 inches set back in 1978,” says this article on spectrum local news.

“That wasn’t the only day in April with record-breaking precipitation. On April 11, a large storm system dropped over an inch of some much-needed rain. Prior to that, our entire area was classified as abnormally to moderately dry by the National Weather Service, as we were over three-quarters of inch below our average monthly rainfall to that point.

Meanwhile, rainfall on the 11th shattered the previous record set some 99 years ago.

“A rainfall total of 1.18 inches was measured at the airport on the 11th. Go back almost 100 years to find our previous record, which was 0.80 of an inch set back in 1922.”

Thanks to Clay Olson for this link

1 thought on “Record snowfall in Rochester, New York”

  1. I remember the 1978 Blizzard that hit Louisville etc and BURIED us under 30″ of snow with 4″ of ICE underneath with 15-20′ of Snow drifts in areas.

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