Winter Kicks into High Gear: January and February 2015
After record snow deficits and warmth in December 2014, Mother Nature completely switched gears ushering record breaking cold and a seemingly endless parade of winter storms for January and February 2015. Some of the coldest air in over 20 years poured into the Northeast, leading to consecutive days with temperatures 10 to 25 degrees below normal. In terms of snowfall, New England was by far hardest hit where an astonishing 50 - 80 inches of snow fell in under three weeks, challenging the record for snowiest winter! Let's look into the highlights from the heart of winter 2015.
2014 Top 5 Extreme Weather Events
As we say goodbye to 2014, let’s review the top 5 most impressive and extreme weather events that occurred throughout the U.S this year in chronological order.
February 12 – 13, 2014 Northeast Snowstorm
Wet and Rather Warm in October 2014
Above image of a water spout near Seaside Park, NJ October 21, 2014. Image courtesy of Eric Wojciechowsk on Vimeo. See video below.
While the Northeast endured a persistent dry trend over the past few months, Mother Nature switched gears in October bombarding the region with back to back systems and putting the brakes on the ongoing deficit. In fact, the amount of rain Boston received this month was more than double the combined monthly rainfall total from August and September! Let’s review this busy month.
A Dry Transition to Autumn: September 2014
A Mainly Quiet End to Summer: August 2014 Summary
Waterlogged! Historic Rainfall Review August 12 - 13, 2014