2013 - 2014 Midwest Winter Stats

Posted: March 4, 2014, 5:43 pm by ntroiano

 

As referred to in our main summary, this past winter season has featured an abundance of cold and snow. As such, the winter of 2013 – 2014 will certainly go down in history as one of the busiest of all time. Take a look below to see some of the most impressive statistics and records across the area for select cities during the past three months.

Chicago:

 

Other Notable Statistics

- 52 consecutive days with low temperatures falling below freezing (15th longest streak all-time)

- 22 days with sub-zero temperatures (tied for 4th all-time)

Daily Records

- 8.7 inches of snow January 5th…previous record 6.2 inches in 2005

- Lowest minimum temperature (-16) on January 6th…previous record was -14 in 1988

- Lowest maximum temperature (-2) on January 6th…previous record -12 was -1 in 1912

Additional Rockford, IL Records and Stats

- 76 consecutive days with low temperature below freezing (7th longest streak all-time)

- 35 days with sub-zero temperatures (tied for 3rd all-time)

- 5.0 inches of snow December 22nd…previous record 3.4 inches in 2009

- Lowest minimum temperature (-18) on January 4th…previous record was -16 in 1979

- Lowest maximum temperatures (15) on February 27th…previous record 18 in 1912

Indianapolis:

Other Notable Statistics

- 26.9 inches of snow fell in January 2014…second snowiest January on record and fourth snowiest month all-time

- Only the fourth time in recorded history with consecutive months each seeing at least 15 inches of snow a piece (January: 25.9, February: 16.5)

- 12 days with sub-zero low temperatures is the most since 1983-1984 (14 days)

- 8 days with sub-zero low temperatures in January alone…most in any month since January 1994

- Low temperatures of -15 and -14 on January 6-7th were the two coldest mornings on record since January 1994

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