Midwest, Northeast pummeled by snow, propelling winter totals high in historic rankings (PHOTOS)

From Chicago to Detroit, the latest snowstorm of this never-ending winter dumped 4-8  inches of snow.  To the northeast, it was even more of a snow bonanza, with many locations receiving over a foot from upstate New York through northern Maine.

Here’s a summary graphic of snow totals from  population centers in the Midwest and Northeast, from AccuWeather:

(AccuWeather.com)

(AccuWeather.com)

And here’s a graphic from the National Weather Service Eastern Region headquarters, with additional locations:

Storm infographic showing snow totals over New England (National Weather Service)

Storm infographic showing snow totals over New England (National Weather Service)

Skiers in northern New England are surely loving the 18″+ powder windfall.

These amounts, on top of the multiple feet of snow which have fallen already this winter,  are pushing seasonal totals into record territory – especially around the southern Great Lakes.

Jeff Masters, at Weather Underground, rounds-up a list of locations with high-ranking snow:

Ann Arbor, MI: 1st snowiest, 92.1″ (previous record: 89.8″, 2007 – 2008)
Toledo, OH: 1st snowiest, 84.8″ (previous record: 73.1″ in 1977 – 1978)
Ft. Wayne, IN: 1st snowiest, 72.2″ (previous record: 61.1″, 1981-82)
Detroit, MI: 2nd snowiest, 90.7″ (record: 93.6″ 1880 – 1881)
Flint, MI: 2nd snowiest, 81.8″ (record: 82.9″, 1974 – 1975)
Grand Rapids, MI, 2nd snowiest, 112.6″ (record: 132.2″, 1951 – 1952)
Billings, MT: 2nd snowiest, 95.2″ (record: 98.7″, 1996 – 1997)
Chicago, IL: 3rd snowiest, 79.1″ (record: 89.7″, 1978 – 1979)
Philadelphia, PA: 3rd snowiest, 62.9″ (record: 78.7″, 2009 – 2010)
Indianapolis, IN: 3rd snowiest, 54.7″ (record: 58.2″, 1981 – 1982)
Cincinnati, OH: 4th snowiest, 45.8″ (record: 53.9″, 1977 – 1978)

Masters’ list leaves out New York City which has logged 57.4 inches of snow, 7th most on record.

Here are some photos of the snow:

Fresh snow covers trees after a winter storm on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, in Palatine, Ill. ,(AP Photo/Daily Herald, Mark Welsh ) MANDATORY CREDIT, MAGS OUT, TV OUT

Fresh snow covers trees after a winter storm on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, in Palatine, Ill. ,(AP Photo/Daily Herald, Mark Welsh ) 

A man crosses the street through the snow, Wednesday, March 12, 2014, in Bowling Green, Ohio. A winter storm warning was in effect Wednesday for much of northern Ohio, where 4 to 8 inches of snow are expected. (AP Photo/Sentinel-Tribune, J.D. Pooley) MANDATORY CREDIT, TOLEDO BLADE OUT

A man crosses the street through the snow, Wednesday, March 12, 2014, in Bowling Green, Ohio. (AP Photo/Sentinel-Tribune, J.D. Pooley) 

A pedestrian crosses Monroe Avenue during a windy and heavy snow storm in Rochester, N.Y. on Wednesday, March 12, 2014. Wednesday's storm was moving east, hitting the Great Lakes in Ohio, Pennsylvania, upstate New York and parts of New England. Some places, including Vermont, where 2 feet of snow was forecast, could see their heaviest snowfalls of the winter before the storm dissipates over Canada. (AP Photo/Democrat & Chronicle, Carlos Ortiz)

A pedestrian crosses Monroe Avenue during a windy and heavy snow storm in Rochester, N.Y. on Wednesday, March 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Democrat & Chronicle, Carlos Ortiz)

A New York State trooper places flares along the Thruway entrance ramp from I-81 northbound where a tractor trailer was disabled on March 12, 2014 in Syracuse, N.Y.  Bitter cold has returned to upstate New York on the heels of the blizzard that dumped 1½ feet of snow on western areas. The National Weather Service says high winds and temperatures in the teens and single digits will drive the wind chill well below zero Thursday, a day after a blizzard closed schools and highways in most of the western half of the upstate region.  (AP Photo/The Syracuse Newspapers, Lauren Long) NO SALES

A New York State trooper places flares along the Thruway entrance ramp from I-81 northbound where a tractor trailer was disabled on March 12, 2014 in Syracuse, N.Y.  (AP Photo/The Syracuse Newspapers, Lauren Long) 

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