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What's the best siet for histoical weather data??

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by ommegang, Dec 10, 2011.

  1. ommegang

    ommegang Senior Member
    from wi
    Messages: 100

    I'm looking for the best site for weater data. Like how many snow events in Milwaukee abouve 3"? Guessing I would say what, 10-15? Any help would be most appreciated. Also, for new customers, do seasonal quotes always require payment up front? Just seems hard to require payment up front from a cutomer who has never done businees with you b4.

    Thanks in advance,

    Last edited: Dec 10, 2011
  2. JCPM

    JCPM Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 323

  3. forestfireguy

    forestfireguy PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,276

    Look at http://www.noaa.gov for your weather data. Site is kind of overwhemling but you can find pretty muchwhatever you might need there. Or check with your local extension office.

    As to your other question, are you refering to commercial or residential accounts?

    Locally there are no seasonals for residential plowing, it's per push thing here, on the commercial side it's monthly payments. Due the first of the month, so in a sense there is pre-payment, but not 3-4 months worth at a time.
  4. ommegang

    ommegang Senior Member
    from wi
    Messages: 100

    Last edited: Dec 11, 2011
  5. hoskm01

    hoskm01 Senior Member
    from AZ
    Messages: 475

    Who cares?

    Second'd. This is the place for accurate reporting.
  6. JCPM

    JCPM Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 323

    www.noaa.gov is okay but doesn't list accumulations for every town. I find that I have to depend on what they say for neighboring towns often.
  7. jbell36

    jbell36 Senior Member
    from Kansas
    Messages: 222

    wikipedia has some pretty detailed info, you can type in your actual city/town too...