Nov 21, 2015

Season's first snow is Chicago's largest November snowfall in 120 years

Chicago, IL
Grayslake, IL
Hawthorn Woods, IL
Mundelein, IL
Bull Valley, IL
Rockford, IL
USA
by
Marwa Eltagouri
,
Chicago Tribune
Chicago gets its largest November snowfall in 120 years. Source: Chicago Tribune
Chicago gets its largest November snowfall in 120 years. Source: Chicago Tribune

The season's first snowfall dropped as much as 17 inches across Chicago's northern suburbs, and the total of 11.2 inches at O'Hare International Airport made it the largest November snowfall in 120 years...According to the weather service, this was the second-largest November snowstorm, behind only a 12-inch snowfall Nov. 25-26, 1895. This month is catapulted to the fourth snowiest November on record with more than a week remaining. The three snowiest Novembers were 1940 with 14.8 inches, 1895 with 14.5 inches and 1951 with 14.3 inches.