Published On: Feb 27 2014 01:51:41 PM CSTUpdated On: Oct 01 2014 11:04:44 AM CDT
This has been one of the harshest winters in history, but some cities got it worse than others, according to a winter misery index created by the National Weather Service.
The index is based on daily high and low temperatures as well as daily and accumulated snowfall. Take a look at which cities have experienced the most miserable winter this year.
Cities experiencing their top ten most-extreme winter include:
Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.
Cities experiencing their fourth worst extreme winter include:
Cities experiencing their third worst extreme winter include:
The city experiencing the most miserable winter this year is Detroit. So far Detroit has had more than 6 1/2 feet of snow and 100 days when the thermometer plunged below the freezing mark. Of two dozen cities studied, Detroit alone is in the middle of its harshest winter since 1950.
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