I’ve never met a soul who cheered on a good ice storm, for all the misery these events bring
Last month would have competed for the coldest January of the 2000s in D.C. if not for a burst of warming right in the middle. Still very cold!
The storm which crippled parts of the Southeast, produced mainly a light, powdery snow in the D.C. area. Southern Maryland was the exception, where 2-6 inches fell.
2013 in Washington, D.C. will not be known as an exceptional year in terms of temperature and precipitation. But December was warm and wet.
Thursday night's snowstorm mostly overachieved throughout the region, putting down about 2-5 inches.
While this year didn't feature any massive storms in the Washington region, 2013 still presented a wild weather ride at times.
From last Thursday to Monday we had quite the run of toasty temperatures - setting enough warm weather milestones to call the stretch historic.
In the United States, the major weather stories of 2013 are somewhat contradictory. There were some horrible storms, but - overall - tornado and hurricane activity were depressed.
Between Sunday and Tuesday,the D.C. metro region was visited by two early-December winter precipitation events. Here,we briefly examine the anatomy of each.
November 2013 didn't feel like November with several wintry blasts after a briefly mild beginning.