How deep was the snow on Jill's bucket?

The snow on Jill's bucket was 3.03 inches deep.

That's it for February 22nd, 2011. Another flawless mission of meteorology!

DIHYDROGEN MONOXIDE! DIHYDROGEN MONOXIDE in its horrific SOLID FORM! FALLING! FROM! THE! SKY! Only DASA (the Delaware Aeronautics and Snow Administration) has the technology to measure this phenomenon accurately...

Snowfall by Hour

Hour Inches Total
[Earlier] 0.48
0.48
7pm -0.36
0.12
8pm 0.00
0.12
9pm 0.00
0.12
10pm 0.61
0.73
11pm 0.85
1.58
12am 0.97
2.55
1am 0.48
3.03
2am 0.24
3.27
3am 0.12
3.39
4am 0.00
3.39
5am -0.12
3.27
6am 0.00
3.27
7am -0.24
3.03

Colophon

@tommybgoode of P'unk Avenue coded this in PHP. Have a peek at the source code.

Jill's webcam is running Flix v. 3.3 and FTPDrive 3.5.

The snowflake in the graph is a photomicrograph of an actual snowflake taken by Wilson Bentley circa 1902.

In response to questions from fans on ycombinator: Jill's bucket is located near Arden, Delaware, USA.

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