This time last year, a storm that dropped a whopping 86.6 centimetres of snow on the Island.

PEI snowfall 2015

Even carving out a path from the house was a challenge. (CBC)

That storm brought February's snowfall up to a total of 197.4 centimetres in Charlottetown.

PEI snow 2015

The storm left massive snowbanks across the Island. (Krystalle Ramlakhan/CBC)

Between November and April, a record-breaking 551 cm was recorded at Charlottetown Airport.

PEI snow 2015

Islanders were left struggling to dig out after the storm. (Maggie Brown/CBC)

By contrast, only 70.8 centimetres of snow has fallen so far in February of 2016.

PEI snow 2015

Snowbank piled high along University Avenue after the storm last year. (CBC)

Since November, a total of 246.6 cm of snow has been recorded in Charlottetown.

Grafton St, Feb. 17, 2015

The snow cut some downtown streets down to one lane of traffic. (Kevin Yarr/CBC)