Our Lake Effect Snowfall:
We are the snowbelt off Lake Erie like Watertown is the snowbelt off Lake Ontario.
On average we receive over twice as much snow as the city of Buffalo.
Our 50-year average is 213 inches
Our last 10-years average is 227 inches
2008-2009 totals in a couple Chautauqua County locations
Mayville: 295 inches (not a record)
Sherman: 301 inches (is this a record?)