Flagstaff, AZ, closing in on January snowfall record

More snow is expected Monday over northern Arizona, adding to what already is near-record snowfall amounts in Flagstaff for the month of January.

The National Weather Service said Sunday that the city has had 57.9 inches of snow already so far this month.

That’s the fourth highest amount on record for January, behind only the snowfall totals in 1949 (104.8 inches), 1980 (63.4 inches) and 1979 (59.4 inches).

WINTER STORM IN AZ DUMPS NEARLY 20 INCHES OF SNOW

Flagstaff, Arizona, saw 57.9 inches of snow so far this month, the highest amount in the last four decades.

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Weather Service officials said normal January snowfall for Flagstaff is 20.9 inches.

The snowfall data is from the Flagstaff Airport with weather records going back to 1898.