Wordless Wednesday: Record One Day Snowfall in Montreal

From sun up to sun down, the snow just kept on falling for one day during our trip to Montreal this past December. Well, their really was no sun up, just alot of snow and a grey sky. A record accumulation of 40 cm of snow in one snowfall on December 27, 2012 falling just 2 days short of a white Christmas. The record was 39 cm in ’69! It was cold, but it was fun…Makes the weather we are having in NYC at the moment seem like a walk in a spring park.

Little Miss and Me enjoying the flurries - did you know it's warmest when it snows?

Mr BAM and my Dad shoveling an entry to the garage

Mr BAM and Little Miss hanging in the fresh powder

Dixie Dog assessing the situation before she heads outside

Did you get a chance to relax over the holidays? What was the weather like?



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20 Responses to Wordless Wednesday: Record One Day Snowfall in Montreal
  1. Ellen Christian
    January 23, 2013 | 10:09 am

    We have tons of snow here in Vermont too!
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  2. David Leonhardt
    Twitter: amabaie
    January 23, 2013 | 10:24 am

    Yes, and I was there that day. In fact, I was driving into Montreal through the snowstorm for our Christmas family gathering. What a mess!

    • Ghada V
      Twitter: OMGhada
      January 24, 2013 | 9:14 pm

      What a mess indeed. I can’t belieev you had to drive in that!

      • David Leonhardt
        Twitter: amabaie
        January 24, 2013 | 9:50 pm

        Well, it also depended where you were. My uncle on the South Shore could not even see his car under the snow. Coming from the west, it was not as bad – still, it was a pretty heavy snow storm.

  3. Jaime Nicole
    January 23, 2013 | 10:51 am

    Cute pics! We got tons of snow here in Buffalo as well!
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  4. Melissa Rheinlander
    January 23, 2013 | 11:44 am

    Oh My Goodness… the first pic looks cool with the snow blowing by!!
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    • Ghada V
      Twitter: OMGhada
      January 24, 2013 | 9:15 pm

      It was actually quite “warm” at that point. And we thought the snow was going to stop, but t just kept falling and falling!

  5. Sofia
    Twitter: frompdxwithlove
    January 23, 2013 | 11:57 am

    That looks like so much fun (except the shoveling part)! I wish it were snowing here in Washington State :(
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    • Ghada V
      Twitter: OMGhada
      January 24, 2013 | 9:15 pm

      I got out of shoveling…”I have to watch Little Miss” 😀

  6. Elle
    Twitter: Elleberra
    January 23, 2013 | 2:30 pm

    That was a lot of words for a Wordless post :p

    Looks like you guys had a lot of fun in the snow. Especially little miss and Mr. Bam.

    I’m glad we don’t have that much here. It is nice for short periods but I don’t really want it to stick around.
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    • Ghada V
      Twitter: OMGhada
      January 24, 2013 | 9:16 pm

      I think it should have been “wordful” – – that’s not alot of words for me 😀

  7. Tonya
    January 23, 2013 | 2:34 pm

    Those are really great pics! I especially like the first one :)
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  8. Patricia Hancock
    January 23, 2013 | 5:24 pm

    I love Montreal!! What a wonderful story. Love all the pics!

  9. Krystle(Baking Beauty)
    January 23, 2013 | 11:04 pm

    I’m a weirdo who loves the snow. Great pics!
    Does your dog like or hate going out in the snow? mine things its the funnest thing ever and runs and jump ects -_-
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    • Ghada V
      Twitter: OMGhada
      January 24, 2013 | 9:17 pm

      Dixie Dog is my sister’s and she seems to like the snow…kinda. Let’s just say she didn’t get walked as much as she usually does. Poor wee fur balls

  10. Maria
    January 24, 2013 | 7:48 am

    The snow looks so fun to play in! Stay warm and don’t have too much fun shoveling! 😉
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    • Ghada V
      Twitter: OMGhada
      January 24, 2013 | 9:19 pm

      Thankfully I’m back in NYC where it is only -4 as opposed to -41! No snow here, just cold. Daydreaming about NOLA helps… :)

  11. Deb Dorrington
    January 24, 2013 | 12:53 pm

    I live in Montreal and yep that was quite a snowfall..We got so lucky last winter that this snowfall was a huge headache..lol. Glad you and your family enjoyed it though!!

  12. Ghada V
    Twitter: OMGhada
    January 24, 2013 | 9:20 pm

    I think we only enjoyed it cause we got to leave. Whenever I am back in Mtl, I don’t know how I grew up there. I love the city, but I’m a wuss for the cold…And I melt in the summer humidity 😉

  13. […] I was born and raised in Montreal I don’t think I ever really got used to the winters. With a record one day snowfall on the island, Mr BAM was out shoveling with my Dad everyday and even had to push my Dad’s car and […]

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