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Caribou Breaks All-Time Seasonal Snowfall Record

From the beginning of the 2007-2008 snowfall season through midnight March 20, 2008, the National Weather Service in Caribou, ME has recorded 182.5 inches of snowfall. This morning's measurement (21 March) puts the total at 184.5 inches. This seasonal snowfall total is the greatest amount ever, since records began in 1939. The previous record of 181.1 inches was set in the 1954-1955 snowfall season.

184.5 inches equals 15 feet, four and one-half inches.

Should Caribou continue to see additional snowfall at the normal climatological pace for the remainder of March, April and May, Caribou would end the 2007-2008 snow season with 200.8 inches of snowfall or 16 feet, 8 and 13/16 inches.

You can continue track snowfall for the remainder of the season at the following link.

Caribou Seasonal Climate Plot

Below are two images with snowfall information. The first image shows a graph of snowfall by year since 1939. The second shows a Top 10 ranking of snowfall years at Caribou.

Chart of Caribou Snowfall by Season since 1939

Click on the image to view a larger version. Caribou

Chart of Top 10 Snow Seasons at Caribou


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Caribou ME 04736
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