Record Snows for
BLIZZARDS IN JANUARY AND MARCH ALONG COAST;
SEVERAL CONSECUTIVE SNOWS IN FEBRUARY...
The winter of 2004-2005 was epic because it featured
many snowstorms, mounting to 40" in NYC, setting a
record for the third consecutive winter of 40" or greater,
and Boston recording 85"; Cape Cod over 100 inches. The
snow came mostly between late January and early March.
There were three consecutive storms in February each
dropping 6" or more, one on President's Day. The storm
on 2/28/05 deposited 9.4" at Newark; In March a blizzard-like
storm struck on the 8th creating roadway havoc throughout
NJ and NY region, with strong winds and icy travel. The
winter of 2004-2005 was the 10th warmest overall in the
USA, but residents of the northeast will remember the snow.