That is exactly what happened. Winter temperatures have plummeted during the last decade. In the US, they have gone down at a rate of 41 degrees per century.
Winter temperatures in Russia and Alaska have dropped by as much as 7C over the past decade.
Three of the four snowiest winters have occurred during the past four years.
In North America, 2010 was the snowiest winter on record.
Spring snowpack in the US is the highest on record.