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Record Snow Fall from Winter Storm Jonas

Record daily maximum snowfall record set at Philadelphia International Airport near Ridley Park

A total of 19.4 inches of snow fell at the Philadelphia International Airport on Saturday, establishing a new record for the date. The previous record daily maximum snowfall for January 23 was 11.9 inches set in 1935.

It was the 5th greatest calendar day snowfall at Philadelphia with the top spot being held by the 27.6 inches of snow that fell on January 7, 1996.

The two-day total for this storm was 22.4 inches at Philadelphia which is exactly equal to the city`s normal snowfall for the entire season.

The two-day storm total was the 4th greatest on record for Philadelphia dating back to the 1870s. The greatest two-day total on record was 30.7 inches in January 7-8, 1996

Source, National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ 9:00 AM EST Sun Jan 24 2016

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