Record Report
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
1216 PM EDT WED APR 02 2014

...MARCH SNOW DEPTH RECORDS SET AT GRAND RAPIDS MI...

THE DEEP SNOW COVER ESTABLISHED DURING JANUARY AND FEBRUARY 2014
PERSISTED INTO MARCH. HERE IS A SUMMARY OF THE SNOW DEPTH RECORDS
SET AT GRAND RAPIDS DURING MARCH 2014.

THE MONTHLY AVERAGE SNOW DEPTH WAS 8.7 INCHES. THIS IS THE GREATEST
AVERAGE SNOW DEPTH ON RECORD FOR MARCH...BREAKING THE RECORD OF 6.3
INCHES SET IN 1960.

THE SNOW DEPTH WAS 20 INCHES AT GRAND RAPIDS ON MARCH 2ND. THIS
BREAKS THE RECORD FOR DEEPEST SNOW COVER IN THE MONTH OF MARCH
WHICH WAS 15 INCHES SET IN 1904 AND TIED IN 1965 AND 2007.

DAILY RECORDS FOR SNOW DEPTH WERE SET OR TIED EVERY DAY FROM MARCH
1ST TO THE 13TH:

DATE/SNOW DEPTH.....PREVIOUS RECORD

3/1....18 INCHES.....12 IN 1960...1918
3/2....20 INCHES.....12 IN 2008
3/3....19 INCHES.....15 IN 2007
3/4....19 INCHES.....13 IN 2007
3/5....19 INCHES.....12 IN 1913...2007
3/6....19 INCHES.....11 IN 1913...2007
3/7....19 INCHES.....13 IN 2007
3/8....17 INCHES.....11 IN 2007
3/9....16 INCHES.....10 IN 1960...2007
3/10...16 INCHES......9 IN 1960...1978
3/11...13 INCHES.....10 IN 1978
3/12...11 INCHES.....11 IN 1978 TIED
3/13...11 INCHES.....11 IN 1978 TIED

SEVERAL SEASONAL SNOW DEPTH RECORDS WERE ALSO SET DURING THE MONTH
FOR THE NUMBER OF CONSECUTIVE DAYS WITH A GIVEN AMOUNT OF SNOW ON
THE GROUND. THESE INCLUDE SNOW DEPTHS EQUAL TO OR GREATER THAN
2...3...4...16 AND 17 INCHES:

SNOW DEPTH  NEW RECORD/ENDING DATE    OLD RECORD/ENDING DATE

17 INCHES   41 DAYS ENDING 3/8   21 DAYS ENDING 2/2/1979
16 INCHES   43 DAYS ENDING 3/10  28 DAYS ENDING 2/5/1979
4 INCHES   101 DAYS ENDING 3/20  86 DAYS ENDING 3/2/1910
3 INCHES   103 DAYS ENDING 3/21  96 DAYS ENDING 3/10/1920
2 INCHES   104 DAYS ENDING 3/22 104 DAYS ENDING 3/19/1959 TIE

ALL OF THE DAILY MEASUREMENTS FOR RECORD PURPOSES ARE AT 7 AM.

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