ONLY 3 YEARS EXCEEDED 12″ IN NOVEMBER IN CHICAGO (PERIOD 1885-2017)
Cardinal News measured a total of 8.625 inches of snowfall in central Arlington Heights from the time period of about 2:00 PM Sunday November 25, 2018 until 8:00 AM Monday November 26, 2018. The recent snow period lasted about 18:0 (hours:minutes). No snow cover was on the ground before the recent snowfall. The current snow cover is 8.625 inches in Arlington Heights.
The snow quality was wet and heavy — good for packing, but difficult for shoveling. After a delay Saturday, snow accumulated significantly on grassy and paved areas.
The official snowfall report at O’Hare International airport for the day ending at 11:59 p.m. Sunday November 25, 2018 was 3.3 inches.
The official snowfall for Chicago for the storm was 8.4″ observed at Chicago O’Hare International Airport.
The official snowfall total for Chicago for November 2018 to date is 12″ observed at Chicago O’Hare International Airport.
The official snowfall total for Chicago for this season so far in 2018 is 12″ observed at Chicago O’Hare International Airport.
The normal snowfall for November in Chicago is 1.2″ and the highest November snowfall measurement for Chicago is 14.8 inches. During the recording of Official Snowfall Data from 1885-2017 there are only three years that have exceeded 12 inches of snow in November …
1951 when 14.3″ of snowfall was reported,
1895 when 14.5″ of snowfall was reported, and
1940 when 14.8″ of snowfall was reported.
The official snowfall for Rockford was 11.7″ observed at Chicago Rockford International Airport. This is now the largest snowstorm on record in November at Rockford.
11.7″ of snowfall on Nov. 25, 2018 set a new daily record and a November calendar day snowfall record for Rockford.
The November 2018 snowfall total for Rockford is 11.7″. As of November 26th, the snowfall total for November for Rockford is 15.6″, making it the snowiest November on record in Rockford.
Other snowfall amounts in Chicagoland November 25-26, 2018 include 2.8″ at the NWS Chicago in Romeoville and 4.9″ observed 3 miles southwest of Chicago Midway International Airport.
O’HARE FORECAST …
Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 22. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 13. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 27. West wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.
Thursday: A slight chance of snow before noon, then a chance of rain and snow between noon and 5pm, then a chance of rain after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night: A slight chance of rain before 7pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 7pm and 2am, then a slight chance of snow after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Saturday: A chance of rain and snow before 9am, then rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 42.
Saturday Night: Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 35.
Sunday: A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.
Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a low around 32.
Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37.
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Snowfall November 25-26 2018 in central Arlington Heights.