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What is Chicago’s record number of days between 2-inch or greater snowfalls?

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Dear Tom, I consider a 2-inch snowfall a minimum for using a snow blower. What is the city’s record number of days between 2-inch or greater snowfalls? — Randy Kulaga, Clarendon Hills Dear Randy, It was nearly a century ago when the city logged a record 418 days between a 2.4-inch snow on Dec. 21, 1921, and a 3.0-inch snow on Feb. 13, 1923, according to Chicago weather historian Frank Wachowski. The early 1920s marked a time of record-low snowfall…


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