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Snow covers 70 pct of the U.S.

Posted by feww on February 1, 2010

About 70% of the US blanketed in snow; winter’s largest snow cover

Late Spring, Summer and Fall May Well Prove to Be Entirely Different Scenarios with Soaring Temperatures throughout North America. Prepare for primordial, swampy weather!

The United States has recorded its most extensive snow cover of the winter.  Moderate to heavy snow and ice has covered up to 70% of the country in the past few days extending the snow coverage from 47.5% on January 27th to the largest snow cover of the winter at 69.7% on January 31st, the National Operational Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center (NOHRSC) reported.


Source: National Operational Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center (NOHRSC)
Click image to enlarge and update.

January 31, 2010 (Metric Units)

Area Covered By Snow: 69.7%
Area Covered Last Month: 60.3%
Snow Depth
Average: 19.1 cm
Minimum: 0.0 cm
Maximum: 2341.7 cm
Std. Dev.: 27.1 cm
Snow Water Equivalent
Average: 3.9 cm
Minimum: 0.0 cm
Maximum: 1154.8 cm
Std. Dev.: 6.8 cm

January 31, 2010 (English Units)

Area Covered By Snow: 69.7%
Area Covered Last Month: 60.3%
Snow Depth
Average: 7.5 in
Minimum: 0.0 in
Maximum: 921.9 in
Std. Dev.: 10.7 in
Snow Water Equivalent
Average: 1.5 in
Minimum: 0.0 in
Maximum: 454.6 in
Std. Dev.: 2.7 in

Snow Cover Animations:

Snow Reports

Top Ten: English Units…
Station ID Name Elevation
(meters)
Snowfall
(cm)
Duration
(hours)
Report Date / Time(UTC)
37.6075_077.4772 LAKESIDE (528387LA) 56 35.560 1 2010-01-30 22
37.7589_077.4803 ASHLAND (703ASHL) 66 35.560 1 2010-01-30 22
37.5947_078.0622 TRENHOLM (616122TR) 107 33.020 1 2010-01-30 21
37.6503_077.6128 SHORT PUMP (195SHOR) 91 33.020 1 2010-01-30 21
37.9586_076.7583 WARSAW (673WAR) 43 33.020 1 2010-01-31 03
37.6756_077.2911 STUDLEY (719417ST) 53 32.512 1 2010-01-30 19
37.5183_077.6433 SALISBURY LAKE DAM (467531SA) 96 31.750 1 2010-01-30 22
37.5500_077.3667 HENRICO COUNTY (456HEN) 48 31.242 1 2010-01-31 02
37.7258_077.6786 ROCKVILLE (2068ROCK) 95 30.480 1 2010-01-30 18
37.5058_077.6494 MIDLOTHIAN (603MID) 110 29.972 1 2010-01-31 0

Click Station ID links above for detailed information including charts and graphical analysis of snow measurements at each monitoring station.

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