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RECORD EVENT REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY  
915 PM EDT MON MAR 20 2017  
   
..ALL TIME RECORD SNOWFALL SET AT SCRANTON/WILKES-BARRE PA
 
 
A RECORD SNOWFALL OCCURRED ON MARCH 14TH WITH 22.1 INCHES. THIS IS  
THE MOST FOR ANY CALENDAR DAY. THIS BREAKS THE ONE DAY RECORD OF  
18.7 INCHES SET MARCH 13TH 1993.  
 
THE 2 DAY TOTAL FROM MARCH 14TH TO 15TH OF 23.6 INCHES ALSO SET THE  
RECOD. THE OLD RECORD WAS 21.4 INCHES ON MARCH 13TH AND 14TH IN  
1993.  
 
MARCH NOW STANDS AS THE THIRD SNOWIEST MARCH AND 6TH SNOWIEST MONTH  
WITH 30.6". THE SNOWIEST MONTH WAS JANUARY 1994 WITH 42.3". THE  
MOST FOR MARCH WAS 38.0 INCHES IN 1916.  
 
RECORDS FOR THE SCRANTON/WILKES-BARRE AREA GO BACK TO 1901.  
 

 
 
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