Michigan: Sault Ste. Marie shatters 125-year-old November snowfall record

Sault Ste. Marie shatters 125-year-old November snowfall record (Ice Age Now, Dec 4, 2014):

November’s snowfall of 65.3 inches shattered the all-time record for Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, since official statistics began in 1888.

“In terms of breaking the record,” said Meteorologist Mike Boguth of the National Weather Service in Gaylord, looking at the local numbers. “It was almost by 20 inches.”

The National Weather Service’s official numbers show the previous record for snowfall was 46.8 inches in 1989.

The Sault was not alone, said Boguth, noting that both Gaylord and Marquette set records as well.

“All of the traditional snow belts were at or over record snowfall,” said Boguth.

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