Certainly we knew March and April were notable for their lack of snow. But, as the National Weather Service points out, collectively they combined for the lowest March – April snowfall total since 1882!
The total snowfall for March and April combined was 1.0”. This is the lowest combined March-April Snowfall on record dating back to 1882. The previous low was 1.1” in 1887. The average is normally 20.5” based on the period of record. Furthermore the last two years the combined March-April Snowfall has been below 5.0”. Dating back to 1882 there never has been two consecutive years in a row where the combined March-April Snowfall was below 5 inches.