Okay so here are some stats:
Average snowfall for the month of December in Courtland, VA is 0.75″ So this month is like…a bajillion % above normal.
Courtland's avg. for the winter season is 10″ flat.
So far this Winter we've have a total of 20.05″ here. That's more snow than all of the snow we got in the snowy winter of 09/10.
Snow Events this month:
-December 4th/5th: 0.25″ of Snow.
-December 13th: 2.00″ of Snow.
-December 16th: 2.80″ of Snow.
-December 19th: T
-December 25th/26th: 15″ of Snow.
-Total: 20.05″ (200% of Normal/Much AN Snowfall)
Snow drought facts:
-Length of drought: 4 years.
-Snowfall Deficit before 09/10: 40+ inches…
-Total Snowfall for Winter 09/10: 17.5″
-Snowfall Deficit after 09/10: 22.5″ (09/10 cut the deficit in half).
-Total Snowfall so far for Winter 2011: 20.05″
-Current Snowfall Deficit: -2.45″
-Notes: Last Winter combined with snowfall so far this Winter has nearly erased our snow drought in Southampton County, VA.
Other Interesting Facts:
-Southeast Virginia saw its first official White Christmas since 1947!