It’s now official. The National Weather Service has released statistics showing that this winter is now officially the snowiest winter on record.
We’ve now had more snow than any previous winter, even beating out the winter of 1977–78 which includes the Blizzard of ’78.
That winter, Williams County got 63.6 inches of snow. So far this year, according to the National Weather Service, we’ve seen 72.2 inches. What’s more, the winter isn’t over yet.
Want to really put these numbers in perspective? Consider this… in an average winter, we get about 27 inches of snow total here in Williams County.