Taking a break from weather statistics and analyses, here's a gallery of this winter's snowfalls in New York as captured through the lens of my smartphone. (There have been eight snowfalls thru mid-March - oops, I slipped a statistic in there!)
0.4" of snow fell the evening of Dec. 11
Snow in lamp light on Barrow St. (Dec. 4)
Nearly 3" of snow fell the morning of Dec. 17. This photo shows the slush that resulted when the temperature rose into the upper 30s during the afternoon.
Dec. 17, Hudson St. (Greenwich Village)
5.1" of snow fell on Saturday, Jan. 7. These apartment buildings are on West 10th St., off of Seventh Ave. South.
Of all the photos chosen for this post, this one of famed Village Cigar may be my favorite
Looking north on 7th Ave. South from the second floor of my gym (Jan. 7)
I found the white & gray of the snow & steel on this parked on Washington Place aesthetically pleasing (Jan. 7)
West 23rd St. (evening of Jan. 7)
The park on the corner of 7th Ave. and Greenwich Ave. (Jan. 7)
This is the front door of my apartment building (Jan. 7)
Two days after a record high of 66 degrees, afternoon temperatures on Jan. 14 were below freezing and about an inch of snow fell. This photo was taken at Sheridan Square Park.
Snow-covered balloons outside of my gym (Jan. 14)
Geese foraging in Hudson River Park (Jan. 15)
Wintry sunset at Bloomfield Place in lower Manhattan (Jan. 15)
An inch of snow fell late in the morning of Jan 31. This photo (looking at the Grand Hyatt) was taken near the corner of Lexington Ave. and 42nd St.
9.4" of snow fell the morning of Feb. 9, the day after a high of 62 degrees. I took this photo as I was walking to the subway.
This was the sight that greeted me when I stepped out of my apartment building on Washington Place
The clock tower of Jefferson Market Library on Sixth Ave. in Greenwich Village. Visibility for much of the morning was less than 1/4 mile (Feb. 9).
In front of the NY Public Library on Fifth Ave. (10AM on Feb. 9)
Profiles of famed lions, Patience and Fortitude, who guard the NY Public Library (Feb. 9)
The obscured Chrysler Building, looking east on 42nd St./Fifth Ave. (Feb. 9)
On a snowy day like this it's more appropriate to call this a "Trudge" sign (Feb. 9)
Corner of Madison & 42nd St. (Feb. 9)
At the height of the snowstorm's fury (Feb. 9)
Steakhouse across the street from my office building (150 E. 42nd St.)
Lunchtime, Lexington Ave. near the corner of 42nd St. (Feb. 9)
Slush & snowmelt at sidewalk's edge on Lexington Ave. brings to mind modern art (Feb. 9).
Snowdrifts in Greenwich Village, night of Feb. 9 (Sheridan Square Park, along Christopher St.)
Tribeca patios prepared for evening cocktails (March 14)
Snow-covered statue of Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia on LaGuardia Place in Greenwich Village (March 14)