Snowfall Records Canada March 2013

The question now is how soon will it melt and farmers can get in to the fields to plant crops?

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The data is from the monthly summaries put out by Environment Canada.

Snowfall is in cm. About 2.5cm to the inch for the non-metric.

Many of these stations are new and only 2 or 4 years of data. But Edmonton Woodbend has 40 years of data and broke the old record by 19.5cm.

New Snowfall Records for March 2013  = Monthly Snowfall Total

Stn_Name Prov New Record (cm) Previous Record (cm) Difference Previous Record Year Years of Data
REGINA SIAST SNOW SASK 99.5 25 74.5 2005 8
PUKASKWA (AUT) ONT 47 7.5 39.5 1999 4
MOOSE JAW SNOW SASK 50.2 19.5 30.7 2005 9
BARRIE LANDFILL ONT 32.5 3.5 29 2012 2
OTTAWA INTL ONT 31.6 4.2 27.4 2012 2
UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA ME ALTA 58 32.4 25.6 2006 26
EDMONTON WOODBEND ALTA 71.1 51.6 19.5 2005 40
GAGETOWN A NB 41.9 22.7 19.2 2012 3

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Author: Russ Steele

Freelance writer and climate change blogger. Russ spent twenty years in the Air Force as a navigator specializing in electronics warfare and digital systems. After his service he was employed for sixteen years as concept developer for TRW, an aerospace and automotive company, and then was CEO of a non-profit Internet provider for 18 months. Russ's articles have appeared in Comstock's Business, Capitol Journal, Trailer Life, Monitoring Times, and Idaho Magazine.

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