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January Brings Cold and Snowy Conditions to Delaware to Begin 2014

Delaware’s Climate during January 2014 was characterized by colder than normal temperatures and below normal precipitation values. Although total precipitation was below normal across the State, 2014 ranked as the 4th snowiest January since records began in 1948.

MODIS Satellite Captures Mid-Atlantic Snowcover Extent


MODIS Terra captured a wondrous view of the the snow cover extent over the Mid-Atlantic region.

2013 Warm and Wet Across Delaware

Delaware’s 2013 climate was characterized by slightly warmer than normal temperatures and above normal precipitation values.

Warm and Wet Conditions Return to Delaware During December 2013

Delaware’s Climate during December 2013 was characterized by warmer than normal temperatures and above normal precipitation values. Although temperatures were above normal across the State, two significant snowfall events reminded residents that winter had arrived.

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