Masses of Snow for Massachusettes

 

Massachusettes was wholloped with masses of snow reaching historic levels. Several cities recorded snow levels at thirty inches or above. Even a decades long weather reporter said he had covered snow amounts at over twenty inches but never over thirty.

Auburn and Lunenburg recorded the highest amount with thirty six inches of the white stuff. This and other listed snow depths are not from snow drifts but actual recorded measurements.

  • Auburn, Massachusettes – 36″
  • Lunenburg, Massachusettes – 36″
  • Worcester, Massachusettes  – 34.5″  most snow on record
  • Farmington, Massachusettes – 33.5″
  • Plymouth, Massachusettes – 28″
  • Boston, Massachusettes – 24.6″

Besides the massive snow totals, wind gusts in excess of 70 mph were reported in Nantucket, Plymouth and Humarock, Massachusettes. Blowing snow and high winds were present in many areas making driving very dangerous. Boston reported actual blizzard conditions existed for approximately nine straight hours. The coast of Massachusettes was hit with damaging winds and water with offshore waves reaching over 30 feet high.

Other states greatly affected by Winter Storm Juno included New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Maine, Connecticut and areas of New York state.

New Hampshire 

  • Nashua – 33.2″
  • Hudson – 32″
  • Litchfield – 30″
  • near Londonderry – 25.4″
  • Merrimack – 18.5″

Rhode Island

  • Burrillville – 26.5″
  • West Glocester – 24.4″
  • Glendale – 23.5″
  • Providence – 19.1″

Maine

  • near Portland – 27.4″
  • near Lewiston – 27″
  • Wells – 24″
  • Portland – 23.8″
  • Gray – 22.4″

Connecticut

  • Thompson – 33.5″
  • Putnam – 30″
  • Marlborough – 29.5″
  • West Hartford – 13″

New York

  • Orient – 30″
  • South Hampton – 29″
  • Mattituck – 26.9″
  • LaGuardia Airport – 11.4″
  • JFK Int’L Airport – 10.7″
  • N.Y. Central Park – 9.8″

Other “Honorable Mentions” are Manasquan, New Jersey 12″ – Kearny, New Jersey 9.1″, Ogletown, Pennsylvania 12″ and Mansfield, Ohio 8″.


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