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Season Snowfall Heading Higher in Record Books

Mon, Apr  25, 2005 - By National Weather Service

Snowfall across southeast Michigan this winter started on Thanksgiving eve...and has continued right into late April. Seasonal snowfall across southeast Michigan continue to climb higher in the record books.

As of the morning of April 25th...

  • Detroit has recorded 63.7 inches of snowfall so far this winter season. This places 2004-2005 as the 7th snowiest winter. The last time Detroit had this much snow was in 1981-1982 when 74.0 inches of snow fell.
     
  • Flint has recorded 72.8 inches of snowfall so far this winter season. This places 2004-2005 as the 6th snowiest winter...and just a tenth of an inch behind 5th place. The last time flint had this much snow was in 1975-1976 when 76.6 inches of snow fell.
     
  • Saginaw has recorded 75.4 inches of snowfall so far this winter season. This places 2004-2005 as the 3rd snowiest winter...tied with the 1996-1997 winter.

The NOAAS NWS office in White Lake, Michigan has recorded 100.9 inches of snowfall so far this winter season. This easily places 2004-2005 as the snowiest winter in White Lake’s brief ten year climatological record.