We've Literally Never Had This Much Snow In December - The Reykjavik Grapevine

We’ve Literally Never Had This Much Snow In December

Published December 3, 2015

Nanna Árnadóttir
Photos by
Art Bicnick

The snowmaggedon of the past week has broken all of Reykjavík’s records in recent history for snowfall in December and we’re only three days in, reports RÚV.

So far 42 centimetres of snow has fallen, 9 cm more than the previous record from 2011 when 33 cm fell.

According to Meteorologist, Einar Magnús Einarsson, the only other time where more snow was recorded to have fallen in December was in 1937 when 55 cm fell but as more snow is predicted in the coming days that record will most likely be shattered (again, we are only 3 days into December after all).

Einar warns that further heavy snowfall can be expected tomorrow, so get tucked in and maybe Netflix and Chill or something.

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