Articles in the Numbers Category
Growing up I remember the days when we would get +30 cm of snow overnight in Toronto, as well as the mild winters and its miserable rain. Some memorable winters include December 1999 when I remember waking up to 40 cm of snow, December 2006 when my cousin from the Azores visited during Christmas to witness one of the most mild winters I had seen, and the 2007-2008 winter when Toronto received record snowfall. It may seem like Mother Nature has a way of flipping a coin between winters …
When I was living in BC I remember getting an email from Whistler-Blackcomb promoting their EDGE card before the ski season had even begun…the unexpected thing about this email was they referenced the La Nina phenomena as reason to expect more-than-average snow fall for the season. So I asked myself, “How reliable of an indicator is the ENSO for snow fall at Whistler”?