NY Winter Events and Disaster Declarations

Winter Events by County

“The highest number of severe winter storm for the period were in Western, Central and Northern NY. On average 290-370 events were reported in the following counties: Chautauqua, Erie, Oswego, Oneida, Lewis, St. Lawrence, Franklin, Clinton and Essex.

NY Winter Events by County 1960-2012
Winter Events: 1960-2012

The lowest number of events was along the coast in Suffolk, Nassau, Bronx, Queens, Kings, Richmond, Rockland and Westchester Counties with 60-89 events.”

Winter Disaster Declarations by County

Presidential winter disaster declarations 1954-2013
Disaster Declarations: 1954-2013

“The map shows presidential declared disaster totals by county for winter events for the period of 1954 through July 2013. Monroe and Genesee Counties have the highest number of winter declarations.”