DENVER (CBS4) – February 2015 officially broke the record as Denver’s snowiest February in history on Thursday evening.
The most snow ever recorded in Denver for the month of February was 22.1 inches, back in 1912. That stood for over 100 years, until Thursday.READ MORE: 1 Killed In Tanker Truck Crash On Highway 285 Near Morrison, NB Lanes Closed
The new record for the snowiest February in Denver is 22.2 inches. Thursday’s 2.9 inches of snow pushed the month’s total over the 1912 record.READ MORE: Cree Butcher Arrested After Drug Investigation Prompts Hazmat Response In Southeast Denver
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Even more snow — while not expected to be heavy —is expected over the weekend as well, which will increase the total before February ends and March — traditionally Colorado’s snowiest month — begins on Sunday.MORE NEWS: Medical Marijuana Policy To Be Determined By School Districts In Colorado
February 2015 is also the city of Boulder’s snowiest February on record.