In Philadelphia, 13.5 inches fell which broke the previous record for the date of 3.4 inches from 1917.
Boston was spared the heaviest snow, but areas just to their south received a foot of snow.
On Tuesday, more than 7,000 flights had been delayed or canceled due to the winter storm across the U.S., according to FlightStats, with most of those in the Northeast.
Because every major hub in the Northeast was impacted by this storm, air travel problems will carry over into Wednesday. More than 1,500 flights were already canceled as of early on Wednesday morning according to FlightStats.