This combination of Dec. 4, 2015, top, and Nov. 19, 2014 photos shows homes in Buffalo, N.Y. The start of the 2015 winter season in Buffalo couldn't be more different from the previous year.
Carolyn Thompson—AP
December 7, 2015 6:52 PM EST

By this time of year, Buffalo has usually been buried by a big snowfall. But as of Monday, the city has seen no measurable snowfall so far this season.

While it has snowed several times this autumn, the city has seen only trace amounts—meaning the snow melts as it lands. To qualify as a measurable amount, at least one-tenth of an inch must accumulate, USA Today reports.

The last time Buffalo saw such a snowless autumn was in 1899, when no measurable snow had fallen as of Dec. 3.

[USA Today]

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