What was the worst storm in New York history?

What was the worst storm in New York history?

1938 New England hurricane
New York is in the northeastern U.S. on the East Coast. The strongest storm of all to hit the state was the 1938 New England hurricane….Deadly storms.

Name Year Number of deaths
New England hurricane of 1938 1938 60
Hurricane Sandy 2012 160
Hurricane Edna 1954 29
1821 Norfolk and Long Island hurricane 1821 17

How much snow will NYC get in 2022?

National Weather Service data through Jan. 30, 2022 showed 15.5 inches of snow have been recorded at the agency’s Central Park climate station. That total is nearly two inches higher than the average snowfall — 13.9 inches — normally measured at the site through Jan. 30.

What was the deadliest blizzard in history?

The Iran blizzard of February 1972
The Iran blizzard of February 1972 was the deadliest blizzard in history. A week-long period of low temperatures and severe winter storms, lasting 3–9 February 1972, resulted in the deaths of over 4,000 people.

How many times did it snow last year in NYC?

For the 2019-2020 snowfall season, NYC only had 5″ of snow. In 2015-2016, we got 28 inches in January (on the 23rd of that month we got a Snowpocalypse) and the ol’ winter of 2013-2014 brought us 20 inches in January and 29 inches in February.

What was the biggest snowstorm in 2014?

We kicked off 2014 with Winter Storm Hercules, which laid down a swath of snow from the Midwest to the Great Lakes and Northeast. Biggest snow total: 23.8 inches in Boxford, Mass.

How many named winter storms have there been in the 2013-2014 season?

So far, the 2013-2014 winter storm season has had 25 named winter storms. Starting with Winter Storm Atlas below is a look back at each storm from to A to Y. Winter Storm Atlas, the first named winter storm of the 2013-2014 season, delivered feet of snow from the northern Rockies to the northern High Plains.

Where did Winter Storm Electra dump the most snow?

The fifth named storm of the season, Winter Storm Electra, dumped snow from Missouri to Maine. The heaviest snow totals from the storm were in Upstate New York and New England, where more than a foot of snow was measured in some locations. Biggest snow total: 18.7 inches in Presque Isle, Maine.

When did it snow in 2014 Winter Storm Wiley?

Winter Storm Wiley spread a swath of snow and ice from the Missouri Valley into the Mid-Atlantic states from March 15-17, 2014. The most significant amounts of snow fell in the Middle Atlantic region from late on March 16 into St. Patrick’s Day.