Enough Already: Snowfall Sets a Record

This just in from UVA Today’s Fariss Samarrai:

With today’s snowfall of 3.8 inches, the seasonal snowfall total for the winter of 2009-10 now stands at 55 inches at McCormick Observatory, according to astronomy senior scientist Ricky Patterson.

This is a new season record. The previous record seasonal snowfall was 54.7 inches, set in 1995-96.

Leander McCormick Observatory (which turns 125 years old on April 13 this year) has been the official weather station of record for the Charlottesville area since before 1894, with observations carried out daily by personnel in U.Va.’s Department of Astronomy.

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