CONTEST STATUS - Updated: SAT ... 11-APR-20 @ 8:30 PM EST

Winter '19 / '20 - Snowfall Forecast Contests
21st Annual 'Snow Storm' Snowfall Forecast Contest
Season ended as quickly as it started.
No winner this go'round ... too few storms (minimum of three required)

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

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19th Annual 'Season-total' Snowfall Forecast Contest
FINAL Results 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, March 10, 2020

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

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

Obs reported as 0.05" implies Trace

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FEB Forecast Station Highlights
CAR
- The observed 33" snowfall is 146% of its monthly P-O-R-N of 22.6".
- about one-third its season-total normal

BGM
- The observed 25.2" snowfall is 140% of its monthly P-O-R-N of 18".
- about one-third its season-total normal

BTV
- The observed 21.4" snowfall is 123% of its monthly P-O-R-N of 17.4".
- about one-third its season-total normal

RDU
- The observed 2.5" snowfall is 109% of its monthly P-O-R-N of 2.3".
- 38% its season-total normal

Biggest losers
DCA:  0"

Observed v P-O-R-N (less than 15%)
ORH:  (2.5'' v 17.8'')
RIC:  (0.5'' v 3.9'')
BOS:  (0.5'' v 12.6'')
BDL:  (0.4'' v 12.9'')
SBY:  (T v 3.4'')
ACY:  (T v 6.3'')
BWI:  (T v 6.8'')
IAD:  (T v 7.2'')
PHL:  (T v 7.4'')
NYC:  (T v 8.9'')
BDR:  (T v 9'')
EWR:  (T v 9.1'')
MDT:  (T v 9.3'')
ABE:  (T v 9.9'')
PVD:  (T v 10.2'')
DCA:  (0'' v 5.4'')

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Season-to-Date

FEB P-O-R-N contributes 262" (28%) toward the season-total snowfall (D-J-F-M) of 929".
FEB-20 observed snowfall:  124.2" (47% of P-O-R-N; 13% of season-total snowfall)

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Teleconnections

No contest-worthy storms in FEB.

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

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The coronavirus has cancelled winter -- cold air masses have been placed in quarantine in northern Canada. -- Roger Smith :)