A tantalizing taste of double-digit temperatures at YQX near the end of April may have helped to soothe some deep winter scars acquired earlier in the season.

93cm in April approaches the 97.7cm record from 1967, following on the heels of the crushing 203cm which fell through March (previous record of 170.6cm in March 1988). Amounts in excess of 100cm over a week-long period spanning the calendar flip pushed snow depth levels to an astonishing 238cm in early April – (previous record of 174cm on March 14th 2004).

These images from EC illustrate the situation for the two months.

March snowfall:

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March snow depth:

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April snowfall:

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April snow depth:

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The overall region hasn’t been particularly warm over this timeframe either.

Temp anomalies from March 1st – April 28th:

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The ongoing expansive storm making it’s move through the east could deliver another round of messy wintry weather before milder air and rain push in near mid-week.

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