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How Much Did You Get? Up To A Foot Of Snow Falls In Fairfield County

Some parts of Fairfield County have gotten as much as a foot of snow in Thursday's nor'easter.
Some parts of Fairfield County have gotten as much as a foot of snow in Thursday's nor'easter. Photo Credit: Meredith Guinness
Updated: FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — When you looked outside Thursday, all you could likely see was blowing snow and giant piles of the white stuff. 

But very few people want to trudge out into the storm with a ruler to measure how much snow had fallen across Fairfield County.

And as it turns out, some of the snow totals were higher than expected from the nor'easter. A few locations in Connecticut recorded over a foot of snow.

Here are some unofficial measurements recorded by spotters and other observers, compiled by the National Weather Service, for parts of Fairfield County:

  • Stratford: 13.2 inches
  • Monroe: 13.0 inches
  • Newtown: 12.6 inches
  • Weston: 12.5 inches
  • Wilton: 12.5 inches
  • Norwalk: 12.0 inches
  • Bethel: 11 inches
  • Greenwich: 11.0 inches
  • New Canaan: 10.4 inches
  • New Fairfield: 9.5 inches
  • Ridgefield: 9.0 inches
  • New Canaan: 8.8 inches
  • Bridgeport Airport: 8.0 inches
  • Brookfield: 7.9 inches

Here are snow measurements recorded in other parts of Connecticut: 

  • Southbury: 14.2 inches
  • Seymour: 14.1 inches
  • Bethany: 13.5 inches
  • Branford: 13.5 inches
  • Cheshire: 11.8 inches
  • Northford: 11.7 inches
  • Milford: 11.6 inches
  • North Haven: 11.5 inches
  • Ledyard Center: 10.5 inches
  • Haddam: 10.5 inches
  • Wallingford: 10.2 inches  
  • Waterbury: 9.2 inches

And these snow totals were recorded in Westchester County, N.Y.: 

  • Harrison: 12.5 inches
  • Yonkers: 12.2 inches
  • White Plains:12.0 inches
  • Mamaroneck: 12.0 inches
  • Larchmont: 11 inches
  • Scarsdale: 11 inches
  • Armonk: 10 inches
  • Mount Kisco: 9.0 inches
  • Ardsley: 7.5 inches

The National Weather Service also reported these top wind gusts during the nor'easter: 

  • Bridgeport Airport: 52 mph 
  • Stamford: 48 mph
  • Fairfield: 47 mph

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