The Snowiest Winters Ever In Chicago

Campus is closing at 4pm today, February 17. All evening classes are cancelled. Take a look at some of these snowfall statistics in Chicago.

CBS Chicago

By John Dodge

CHICAGO (CBS) — With eight inches of snow possible on Monday, this winter stands to become the fourth-snowiest ever–and there are still several more weeks of winter left.

So far this year, Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport has measured 62.8 inches of snow.

Six more inches on Monday will place this season at No. 4. The seasonal average is around 38 inches.

    RANK TOTAL SNOW WINTER

1) 89.7 IN. 1978-1979
2) 82.3 IN. 1977-1978
3) 77.0 IN. 1969-1970
4) 68.4 IN. 1966-1967
5) 66.4 IN. 1951-1952
6) 64.1 IN. 1917-1918
7) 62.8 IN. 2013-2014
8) 60.3 IN. 2007-2008

While there is a slight warming trend expected this week, there is still time to add even more to that total.

What makes the 2013-14 total even more impressive is the fact that Chicago has escaped a historically massive snowstorm so far this year.

For example, the 1967 total was…

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