CONTEST STATUS - Updated: SAT ... 18-JAN-20 @ 1:15 PM EST

Winter '19 / '20 - Snowfall Forecast Contests
21st Annual 'Snow Storm' Snowfall Forecast Contest

Snow Storm #2
Synoptiscope in VCP32

Snow Storm #1 (01-DEC-19)
FINAL Results here

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19th Annual 'Season-total' Snowfall Forecast Contest
Deadline for entries has passed
Verification period: 01-DEC-19 through 31-MAR-20
The Forecasts here

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Winter '18 / '19 - Snowfall Forecast Contests
20th Annual 'Snow Storm' Snowfall Forecast Contest
FINAL Results here

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18th Annual 'Season-total' Snowfall Forecast Contest
FINAL Results here
Forecaster verification table here

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Winter '19 / '20 - Season-total Snowfall Forecast Contest: JAN Totals

JAN-20 snowfall summary by forecast station.
Rank ordered descending by percent of monthly period-of-record-normal (P-O-R-N).


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Green ==> 75th - 100th percentile
White ==> less than 75th and greater than 25th percentile (inter-quartile range)
Red ==> 0 - 25th percentile

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JAN Forecast Station Highlights
CAR
- JAN/s 31.5" 131% of its monthly P-O-R-N of 24.1".
- about one-third its season-total normal

Biggest losers (again)
SBY ... ORF (0")

Observed v P-O-R-N (less than 15%)
BWI:  (0.2" v 5.9")
PHL:  (0.2" v 7.1")
RDU:  (T v 2.5")
RIC:  (T v 5")
ACY:  (T v 6")

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Season-to-Date

JAN P-O-R-N contributes 279" (30%) toward the season-total snowfall (D-J-F-M) of 929".
JAN-20 observed snowfall:  136.2" (49% of P-O-R-N; 15% of season-total snowfall)

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Teleconnections

Winter '19 / '20 - Season-total Snowfall Forecast Contest: DEC Totals