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Snow Poll 2002

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by casey, Jan 24, 2002.

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Compared to a year with average snowfalls.

  1. More snow

    3 vote(s)
    3.7%
  2. Slightly less snow

    9 vote(s)
    11.0%
  3. Average snowfalls

    3 vote(s)
    3.7%
  4. No snow or way below average

    67 vote(s)
    81.7%
  1. casey

    casey Banned
    Messages: 180

    We have got almost zero this year. Been out 3 times, less than 2" each time & melted by the end of the route.
     
  2. Hmebuildr

    Hmebuildr Senior Member
    Messages: 115

    Compared to last year at this time I had more snow but fewer storms. 8 storms so far this year but they are leaving less snow and now it is raining so what snow we have will soon be gone. Mud Season is coming ealry this year
     
  3. intimidator

    intimidator Member
    Messages: 69

    Haven't been out plowing once yet this winter. we haven't had more than an inch, maybe inch & 1/2 all season. Its getting pretty discouraging to say the least. By this time last year, I was sick and tired of snow, out plowing 2 times a week on the average.

    Jason
     
  4. casey

    casey Banned
    Messages: 180

    33 votes less snow than average & none average or above? Let's hope it's not a progressive trend.
     
  5. THREE W

    THREE W Senior Member
    Messages: 122

    SNOW WITHDRAWALS

    Snowed on December 27 with 3 inches.

    Snowed this last week in all directions around, but not even
    a flake here. Today was 52 degrees and rain.

    Look at the bright side, not using much fuel, not breaking
    anything, everything will be ready for next year
     
  6. DaveK

    DaveK Senior Member
    Messages: 420

    I've had three snowfalls (can't really call 'em storms) that stuck. With a total of about 7"-9"
    The 20 year average for my location is nearly 50"
     
  7. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,853

    We had a ton of snow same time Buffalo did. But I'm not really counting that too much because we've only really had one storm that wasn't lake effect. If we hadn't had that we would be hurting.
     
  8. landscaper3

    landscaper3 Senior Member
    Messages: 309

    We are way below average! Glad most of our accounts are on monthly payments we pay a weekly salary to 3 drivers. We make just as much money if it snows or not!!! We could use a liitle snow though, we have 30 accounts that pay per storm outside of our season contract accounts. .
     
  9. Mick

    Mick PlowSite.com Veteran
    from Maine
    Messages: 5,546

    By my figures, I'm at half of last year - Both times plowing and amount of snow.
     
  10. 4 Saisons

    4 Saisons Senior Member
    Messages: 260

    Annual average 290 cm 100"
    average for nov-jan = 175 cm, 65 "

    and we had received 150cm, 55"
    but we got inches per inches, so we don't have to do the per push and the other problem, weather is too warm, there is no more than 12" on the ground ( no extra job to do),. So we eat our seasonnal contract for fuel expense and labor...nothing is perfect. But no storm, no rush, less break down, this is not so bad.




    2002 Quebec snowfall
     
  11. jimsmowin

    jimsmowin Senior Member
    Messages: 130

    2 snow falls here. we're behind usually average 7-10 plowable snows and couple salt events.