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It’s Official: Snowstorm Broke 3 Records

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Lynette Penny of Burlington took this photo on Feb. 3. She wrote "Penny Ranch, Jr and Sr high school students making the most of their "SNOW DAY" by using an old Jeep hard top as a sled, and using 4 wheelers as pulling power!"

Lynette Penny of Burlington took this photo on Feb. 3. She wrote “Penny Ranch, Jr and Sr high school students making the most of their “SNOW DAY” by using an old Jeep hard top as a sled, and using 4 wheelers as pulling power!”

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Written by Meteorologist Dave AguileraDENVER (CBS4) – The snowstorm that started on Feb. 2 and lasted into Feb. 4 on the Front Range and on the Eastern Plains was one for the February record books.

The storm broke not one, but three snowfall records!

The first was a record snowfall for the date at 12.5 inches.

The second was for the all time daily snowfall record for February. The 24 our total for Friday was 12.5 inches. The old record was 9.5 inches.

The third record was the three-day storm total in February. That number comes in at 15.9 inches at DIA. The old record was 14.1 inches that occurred in 1912.

Here are a few of the snow amounts from the storm:

DIA 15.9 inches
Northglenn 13
Federal Heights 16
Castle Rock 19
Boulder 22
Watkins 24
Evergreen 33
Conifer 37
Nederland 37
Jamestown 45
Pinecliffe 51
Echo Mountain 55

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