Statement as of 7:43 PM EDT on March 16, 2014
... Record for most consecutive days with one foot or more of snow on
the ground set at Muskegon mi...
The snow pack has been very persistent during this cold and snowy
winter. In fact... there was 14 inches of snow on the ground at
Muskegon this morning which was the 58th consecutive day with more
than a foot of snow on the ground. This breaks the record of 57
consecutive days set from January 2nd to February 27th 1979.
We are also nearing the record for continuous snow cover of an inch
or greater which is 118 days set in the winter of 1903-1904. Today
was the 100th consecutive day with greater than one inch of snow on
the ground at Muskegon.
For record purposes... snow depth measurements on official climate
reports are taken at 7 am.