How Much Snow Did The Blizzard of 2013 Drop on Lynnfield?
With some variations, all North Shore communities were around 27 inches of snowfall in the Blizzard of 2013. Lynnfield has now seen 43.75 inches fall this winter.
Over the weekend, the National Weather Service provided various snowfall totals for North Shore towns, as reported by local residents and others.
For example, neighboring Wakefield received 27.5 inches, Peabody received 25.5 inches, and Lynn received 27 inches. In Lynnfield, the town Department of Public Works routinely keeps snowfall information on its own, and on Monday reported on its website that 26.5 inches fell in the latest storm over a 26-hour span.
For the winter of 2012-2013, Lynnfield has now received 43.75 inches of snow. Before the Blizzard of 2013, the most significant snowfall of the season was December 30th, when 5.5. inches fell. Two other occasions saw snowfall in the three inch neighborhood this winter. Otherwise, nine other weather events have each produced 1.5 inches of snow or less in Lynnfield this winter.
As noted in this article that ran last Monday, before the storm Lynnfield had received 15 inches of snow this winter – not far out of line with the 20 inches recorded for all of last winter. The 2011 snowfall total was 89 inches and in 2010, 43.5 inches.
The Boston area gets an average of about 43.7 inches per year, based on data going back to 1890.