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Previous Winter Statistics

WINTER 2013-14

Stats 10/15/13 - 4/15/14

Tons of salt spread: 10,542
Gals. salt brine: 0
Gals. calcium chloride: 13,149
Labor hours: 9,361
Snow/Ice events: 30
Avg. cost per event: $54,894
Total cost for season:
$1,646,824
Most substantial events:
* Dec 6, 2013 -- 5-7" snow preceded by freezing rain, sleet
* Dec 10, 2013 -- 3-4" snow
* Jan 2, 2014 -- 5-6" snow
* Jan 21, 2014 -- 3-5" snow, high winds, extreme cold
* Jan 25, 2014 -- 5-6" snow. Blowing, drifting.
* Feb 4-5, 2014 -- 4-5" snow, heavy icing
* Feb 14-15, 2014 -- 4-6" snow

WINTER 2012-13

Stats 10/15/12 - 4/15/13

Tons of salt spread: 4,438
Gals. salt brine: 16,900
Gals. calcium chloride:  4,995
Labor hours: 3,912
Snow/Ice events: 18
Avg. cost per event: $38,079
Total cost for season: $685,413
Most substantial events:
* Dec 26, 2012 -- 6-8" snow NW twps, 3-4" SE twps
* Dec 29, 2012 -- 3-4" snow
* Mar 5-6, 2013 -- 6-7" snow NW twps, 3-5" SE twps

WINTER 2011-12

Stats 10/15/11 - 4/15/12

Tons of salt spread: 1,930
Gals. salt brine: 14,900
Gals. calcium chloride:  2,450
Labor hours: 981
Snow/Ice events: 6
Avg. cost per event: $49,910
Total cost for season: $275,459
Most substantial events:
* Jan 20-21, 2012 -- Freezing rain, substantial ice accumulations

WINTER 2010-11

Stats 10/15/10 - 4/15/11

Tons of salt spread: 8,163
Gals. salt brine: 23,790
Gals. calcium chloride:  9,022
Labor hours: 6,536
Snow/Ice events: 19
Avg. cost per event: $56,120
Total cost for season: $1,066,284
Most substantial events:
* Dec 12-13, 2010 -- 4-5" snow
* Dec 16, 2010 -- 4-6" snow
* Jan 11-12, 2011 -- 3-4" snow, significant blowing & drifting
* Jan 20, 2011 -- 5-6" snow
* Feb 1-2, 2011 -- Ice storm

WINTER 2009-10

Stats 10/15/09 - 4/15/10

Tons of salt spread: 7,202
Gals. salt brine: 18,513
Gals. calcium chloride:  12,800
Labor hours: 7,607
Snow/Ice events: 18
Avg. cost per event: $59,398
Total cost for season: $1,069,166
Most substantial events:
* Feb 5-6, 2010 -- 4-8" snow
* Feb 9-10, 2010 -- 5-8" snow, blowing & drifting
* Feb 15-16, 2010 -- 6-8" snow

WINTER 2008-09

Stats 10/15/08 - 4/15/09

Tons of salt spread: 5,320 (National salt shortage forced limitations on salt usage, thereby skewing this figure.)
Gals. salt brine: 18,750
Gals. calcium chloride:  8,720
Labor hours: 5,815
Snow/Ice events: 21
Avg. cost per event: $40,965
Most substantial events:
* Jan 26-28, 2009 -- 10-12" snow, heavy ice.
* Feb 3, 2009 -- 7-8" snow

WINTER 2007-08

Stats 10/15/07 - 4/15/08

Tons of salt spread: 8,560
Gals. salt brine: 39,700
Gals. calcium chloride:  9,535
Labor hours: 6,344
Snow/Ice events: 18
Avg. cost per event: $49,035
Most substantial event:
* Mar 7-8, 2008 -- 10-14" snow, blizzard conditions.

WINTER 2006-07

Stats 10/15/06 - 4/15/07

Tons of salt spread: 5,097
Gals. salt brine: 90,700
Gals. calcium chloride:  15,603
Labor hours: 4,750
Snow/Ice events: 11
Avg. cost per event: $55,694
Most substantial event:
* Feb 14, 2007 -- 4-7" snow, heavy ice accumulations that coated surfaces for over a week.

WINTER 2005-06

Stats 10/15/05 - 4/15/06

Tons of salt spread: 3,933
Gals. salt brine: 125,495
Gals. calcium chloride:  8,419
Labor hours: 3,011
Snow/Ice events: 13
Most substantial event:
* Dec 8, 2005 -- 5" snow, drifting.

WINTER 2004-05

Stats 10/15/04 - 4/15/05

Tons of salt spread: 5,358
Gals. salt brine: 104,775
Gals. calcium chloride:  12,556
Labor hours: 5,407
Snow/Ice events: 15
Most substantial events:
* Dec 22-23, 2004 -- 15-22" snow throughout most of County, 10-15" in SE corner. 6-8 foot drifts in western and northern twps. Click for stats and overview of this storm.
* Jan 20, 2005 -- 6" snow.

WINTER 2003-04

Stats 10/15/03 - 4/15/04

Tons of salt spread: 5,182
Gals. salt brine: 23,831
Gals. calcium chloride:  2,715
Labor hours: 3,603
Snow/Ice events: 15
Most substantial events:
* Jan 25-26, 2004 -- 6" snow, sleet, heavy icing.
* Jan 29-30, 2004 -- 3-4" snow.
* Mar 16, 2004 -- 3-6" snow.

WINTER 2002-03

Stats 10/15/02 - 4/15/03

Tons of salt spread: 8,922
Gals. calcium chloride: 14,155
Labor hours: 6,674
Snow/Ice events: 31
Most substantial events:
* Feb 14-17, 2003 -- Successive waves of sleet and snow resulting in substantial ice and snow accumulations. More ice in southern townships; more snow in the north. Snow totals: 10-14 inches in Oxford and Middletown areas with 3-4 foot drifts, 5-6 inches in West Chester Twp.
* Feb 23-24, 2003 -- Back to back snows of 3-5 inches each.


 
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