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		 Boston Seasonal Snowfall Statistics (1920-1996)
                 (The season starts July 1st and ends June 30th)

             Date of First Snow                   Date of Last Snow
        Earliest    Mean     Latest         Earliest    Mean     Latest
Trace Jul 10 1955  Nov  4  Dec 16 1973    Mar 25 1981  Apr 20  Jun 17 1952 
1/2"  Nov  4 1945  Dec  5  Jan  7 1958    Jan 30 1925  Mar 25  May 10 1977
1"    Nov 10 1976  Dec 12  Jan 29 1928    Nov 24 1936  Mar 20  Apr 28 1987 
2"    Nov 11 1987  Dec 23  Feb 16 1980    Nov 24 1936  Mar 11  Apr 28 1987
3"    Nov 11 1987  Jan  1  Mar 19 1992    Nov 24 1936  Mar  2  Apr 28 1987
4"*   Nov 12 1987  Jan 10  Mar 19 1992    Jan 20 1932  Feb 26  Apr 13 1933
5"*   Nov 12 1987  Jan 18  Mar 19 1992    Dec  2 1929  Feb 19  Apr 13 1933
6"*   Dec  2 1929  Jan 23  Mar 29 1970    Dec  2 1929  Feb 16  Apr  6 1982
*did not occur in some years 

Seasonal Average = 41.3 inches

     Greatest Seasonal Snowfalls       Least Seasonal Snowfalls
         107.6 1995-1996                   9.0 1936-1937      
          96.3 1993-1994                  10.3 1972-1973
          89.2 1947-1948                  12.7 1979-1980
          85.1 1977-1978                  14.9 1994-1995
          83.9 1992-1993                  15.5 1988-1989
          77.2 1944-1945                  17.0 1931-1932
          64.9 1922-1923                  18.1 1985-1986
          63.0 1963-1964                  19.1 1990-1991
          62.7 1933-1934                  19.4 1946-1947
          61.8 1981-1982                  19.7 1920-1921

Most Snow in 1 Day     Most Snow in 2 Days       Most Snow in 3 Days

21.0  Jan 20 1978      27.1  Feb   6-7 1978      27.1  Feb   5-7 1978
20.0  Jan 24 1945      21.4  Jan 20-21 1978      25.8  Feb 24-26 1969 
19.3  Feb 16 1958      20.7  Feb 24-25 1969      22.8  Jan 22-24 1945
19.0  Feb  7 1978      20.0  Jan 24-25 1945      21.7  Jan 18-20 1978
15.0  Feb 20 1934      19.7  Mar   3-4 1960
14.3  Feb  4 1961
13.8  Jan  7 1977

                       Other Snow Accumulation Records
                     Number of Days  Total   Starting Date
                         10          36.6    Jan  1 1996 
                         20          48.6    Jan 19 1978
                         30          58.8    Jan  9 1978
                         40          66.7    Jan  7 1945
                         50          72.0    Dec 25 1993
                         60          79.8    Dec 29 1993


Number of Days in the Season Snowfall   Number of Days in the Season Snowfall
   is the Indicated Amount or More        is the Indicated Amount or Less  

         Most     Average    Least           Most      Average     Least
Trace 68 1955-1956   48   28 1979-1980   354 1979-1980   341   328 1993-1994
1/2"  31 1995-1996   15    4 1979-1980   362 1979-1980   351   336 1947-1948
  1"  29 1947-1948   10    1 1936-1937   364 1936-1937   355   341 1947-1948
  2"  18 1995-1996    6    0 1972-1973   365 1972-1973   359   351 1947-1948
  3"  15 1995-1996    4    0 1972-1973   365 1991-1992   360   355 1947-1948
  4"  10 1995-1996    2    0 1972-1973   365 1991-1992   362   356 1993-1994
  5"   9 1993-1994    2    0 1972-1973   366 1931-1932   362   356 1993-1994
  6"   8 1993-1994    1    0 1972-1973   366 1931-1932   363   357 1993-1994
  7"   6 1993-1994    1    0 1972-1973   366 1931-1932   363   357 1993-1994
  8"   4 1992-1993    0    0 1972-1973   366 1931-1932   364   361 1992-1993
  9"   3 1976-1977    0    0 1972-1973   366 1931-1932   364   362 1976-1977
 10"   3 1960-1961    0    0 1972-1973   366 1931-1932   364   362 1960-1970


Number of Consecutive Days Snowfall     Number of Consecutive Days Snowfall
  is the Indicated Amount or More         is the Indicated amount or Less
                                        (spans years)
       Most Starting      Average        Most Starting        Average
  0    365                               248  Apr 12 1973     11.96
Trace   10  Feb 17 1972   1.86           328  Jan 31 1925     21.26
1/2"     5  Jan 27 1943   1.32           343  Jan 31 1925     32.97
  1"     4  Jan 28 1943   1.22           386  Nov 25 1936     43.24
  2"     3  Dec 20 1975   1.14           664  Mar 17 1972     73.44
  3"     3  Feb 24 1969   1.09           664  Mar 17 1972    103.08
  4"     3  Feb 24 1969   1.09           712  Jan 20 1936    151.67
  5"     3  Feb 24 1969   1.08           756  Feb  1 1931    213.47
  6"     2  Feb  8 1994   1.05           772  Feb  5 1988    303.57
  7"     2  Jan  7 1994   1.05           772  Feb  5 1988    405.80
  8"     2  Feb  6 1978   1.03           843  Dec 24 1947    534.26
  9"     1  Feb  9 1994   1.00          3733  Dec 29 1945    855.66
 10"     1  Feb  9 1994   1.00          4056  Dec  9 1945   1118.94