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Snowfall in Pittsburgh on Christmas Day broke all-time records, with 5.1 inches of snow, breaking the previous record set 85 years ago.

Dec 26, 2020

By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — It was officially a White Christmas in Pittsburgh and a record breaking Christmas Day.
A new snowfall record was set at Pittsburgh on December 25, 2020. 5.1 inches of snow was recorded for the day. This breaks the old record of 3.5 inches set in 1935.
— NWS Pittsburgh (@NWSPittsburgh) December 26, 2020
According to the National Weather Service in Pittsburgh, 5.1 inches of snow fell on Friday, breaking the all-time record.
(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Brian Smithmyer)
This makes 2020 the snowiest Christmas in Pittsburgh history, breaking the previous record set 85 years ago in 1935.