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Rhinelander sees snowiest year on record following winter stormSubmitted: 12/30/2019
Rhinelander sees snowiest year on record following winter storm
Story By Newswatch 12 Team

RHINELANDER - Heavy snowfall at the start and end of 2019 made it the snowiest year on record in Rhinelander. 

Before Monday, people in Rhinelander saw 124.2 inches of snow throughout the year. Nearly half of that precipitation fell in February with 61.5 inches hitting the ground.

More than 8 inches of snow fell Monday, pushing the 2019 year-to-date total above the previous record of
131.5 inches in 2014. Before that, Rhinelander saw the most snowfall on record in 1950 with 108.2 inches. 

An early snowfall this winter also added to the year's record breaking total. More than 11 inches fell in the span of 24-hours at the end of November. 




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