130 years ago, history was made in Green Bay

Green Bay's largest snowstorm (WLUK)

(WLUK) -- It's been 130 years since the most notable snowstorm in Green Bay's recorded history hit.

Snow began falling the morning of March 1, 1888 and didn't stop until the following day.

Two feet of snow fell that first day with an additional 5 inches falling on March 2, 1888. The two day snow total reached 29 inches!

That record has stood for 130 years now and has only been rivaled once -- by a storm in January the following year, which dumped 6 inches less.

Since those two 20-inch-plus snowstorms in the late 1800's, Green Bay has yet to see another.

Also interesting to note: Of the top six notable snows, four happened during the month of March.

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