Boston's winter explained in 10 brutal numbers

Boston's winter explained in 10 brutal numbers
A man walks through falling snow in Boston on Valentine's Day. A blizzard warning is in effect for coastal areas from Connecticut to Maine. (Michael Dwyer / Associated Press)

Valentine's Day weekend isn't so sweet for Boston and the rest of New England, as yet another snowstorm pounded the region.

Winter storm and blizzard warnings are in effect from Massachusetts to Maine. For cities such as Boston, still digging out from heavy snowfall earlier this week, the new storm is just more of the same.


Here's what Boston's winter has looked like so far, in numbers:

329 -- Number of snow plows on the streets.

250,506 -- Miles of streets plowed.

144,240 -- Hours spent plowing.

72,838 -- Tons of salt used.

4 -- Number of major storms in the last few weeks.

18.5 -- Amount, in millions of dollars, Boston budgeted for snow removal.

30 -- Amount, in millions of dollars, spent on snow removal as of this week.

79.5 -- Total inches of fallen snow.

10-14 -- Inches of snow expected this weekend.

33 -- Days until spring.

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