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Boston’s top 10 snowstorms

With what forecasters are calling a potentially historic snowstorm headed towards Massachusetts, the question arises: Will we break a record? Here is a list from the National Weather Service of the top 10 biggest snowstorms ever recorded in Boston. To get into the top 10, Boston would have to be blanketed by 18.3 inches of snow.

February 17-18, 2003 27.6 inches

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February 6-7, 1978 27.1 inches

February 24-27, 1969 26.3 inches

March 31- April 1, 1997 25.4 inches

January 22-23, 2005 22.5 inches

January 20-21, 1978 21.4 inches

March 3-5, 1960 19.8 inches

February 16-17, 1958 19.4 inches

February 8-10, 1994 18.7 inches

December 26-27, 2010 18.2 inches

Lauren Dezenski can be reached at lauren.dezenski@globe.com
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