It took until July of 2015 for the accumulated snow and ice to melt in Boston from its Feb. 15 blizzard, which dropped a foot of snow on top of the 6 feet already there.

"Worst ever!" Bostonians complained, pointing fingers at everyone and everything from politicians to the polar vortex that brought the Siberian Express across the Northeast. Boston's 2014-2015 winter snowfall totaled 110.6 inches.

But was Boston's unusual winter the "worst ever"?

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