IEM Daily Feature
Thursday, 24 January 2013

Snow Events

Posted: 24 Jan 2013 05:38 AM

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Trace snowfall events were excluded
The seasonal total of snowfall for Des Moines is about 34 inches. This is a result of many individual snow storms during the season. The featured chart looks at the contribution of snow storms of various size to the seasonal total. The five bins presented approximately divide up the total snowfall equally. The bar height and number above the bar are the average number of days per season with a snowfall within the shown interval. Roughly 70% of the snowfall events only provide 25% of the total snowfall. Des Moines has only seen a handful of snowfall events this season and is below average so far.

Good = 37
Bad = 6

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