n decade [ˈdekeid, diˈkeid]
a period of ten years the first decade of this century (= 1900–09).
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So we are in the 2nd decade of the 21st century, at least culturally.
As to snow, I lived in DC & Charlottesville area for 25 years and had only one heavy snowfall (sometime in late 70's). I'm envious. Its rainy and in 60's here.