Cedar Rapids - Extreme Daily Snowfall for Each Year





Here's a list of yearly records for the heaviest snowfalls and snowiest days in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The information easily answers questions such as: How much snow fell in a day during the biggest snowstorm of 2018? When was the last time Cedar Rapids got ten inches of snow in a single day?

This page gives the highest daily snowfall of each year in Cedar Rapids and the date it occurred. If a date has a plus sign beside it that means the same amount of snow also fell on at least one other day earlier in the year.

These snowfall extremes were measured in Marion, a city next to Cedar Rapids and go back to 1895. Since then, the most amount of snow to land in one day at Cedar Rapids is 16.7 inches (42.4 centimetres) on February 26, 1954.

Most snow to fall in one day during recent years in Cedar Rapids
Inches Date Centi­metres
7.3 March 24, 2018 18.5
5.1 March 13, 2017 13.0
3.8 December 04, 2016 9.7
8.8 February 01, 2015 22.4
4.6 February 17, 2014 11.7
5.2 January 30, 2013 13.2
5.0 December 20, 2012 12.7
7.4 February 02, 2011 18.8
8.8 December 24, 2010 22.4
Highest daily snowfall recorded at Cedar Rapids each year
Inches Date Centi­metres
7.0 December 09, 2009 17.8
9.0 February 06, 2008 22.9
5.2 December 23, 2007 13.2
4.0 February 16, 2006 10.2
6.2 January 06, 2005 15.7
3.8 February 06, 2004 9.7
4.2 March 04, 2003 10.7
7.5 March 02, 2002 19.1
3.5 March 16, 2001 8.9
10.0 December 11, 2000 25.4
6.5 January 02, 1999 16.5
7.5 March 08, 1998 19.1
6.5 October 26, 1997 16.5
7.5 January 26, 1996 19.1
4.5 January 06, 1995 11.4
9.0 December 07, 1994 22.9
6.0 April 16, 1993 15.2
3.5 February 10, 1992 + 8.9
8.0 November 23, 1991 20.3
7.0 December 03, 1990 17.8
3.0 February 13, 1989 7.6
5.0 February 10, 1988 12.7
6.5 December 15, 1987 16.5
5.0 February 07, 1986 12.7
9.0 December 01, 1985 22.9
4.0 March 20, 1984 10.2
6.0 February 02, 1983 15.2
6.0 April 05, 1982 15.2
2.5 December 31, 1981 + 6.4
4.5 April 14, 1980 11.4
6.0 January 13, 1979 15.2
4.5 January 01, 1978 11.4
5.0 December 05, 1977 12.7
7.0 February 21, 1976 17.8
7.0 March 07, 1975 17.8
6.0 November 30, 1974 15.2
10.0 April 09, 1973 25.4
6.0 March 29, 1972 15.2
9.0 January 03, 1971 22.9
4.0 March 19, 1970 10.2
8.0 December 07, 1969 20.3
3.5 December 28, 1968 8.9
6.0 February 01, 1967 15.2
7.0 December 28, 1966 17.8
4.0 March 17, 1965 + 10.2
3.5 December 25, 1964 8.9
4.0 March 11, 1963 10.2
6.0 February 18, 1962 15.2
9.0 March 08, 1961 22.9
7.0 February 10, 1960 17.8
10.5 March 05, 1959 26.7
3.9 December 08, 1958 9.9
1957
1956
3.9 February 05, 1955 9.9
16.7 February 26, 1954 42.4
4.7 February 16, 1953 11.9
5.3 March 04, 1952 13.5
11.1 March 12, 1951 28.2
4.0 January 31, 1950 10.2
5.6 January 28, 1949 14.2
4.1 March 02, 1948 10.4
1947
1946
2.3 December 30, 1945 + 5.8
4.8 March 04, 1944 12.2
3.0 January 19, 1943 7.6
4.0 January 02, 1942 10.2
7.5 March 11, 1941 19.1
6.3 January 14, 1940 16.0
5.6 March 06, 1939 14.2
8.0 November 08, 1938 20.3
6.0 February 21, 1937 15.2
4.0 December 05, 1936 + 10.2
2.0 December 14, 1935 + 5.1
7.5 November 30, 1934 19.1
4.0 February 07, 1933 10.2
6.0 March 21, 1932 15.2
12.0 March 28, 1931 30.5
4.7 January 09, 1930 11.9
10.0 January 05, 1929 25.4
3.0 April 07, 1928 7.6
4.0 February 14, 1927 10.2
4.0 November 18, 1926 + 10.2
6.0 December 15, 1925 + 15.2
1924
1923
2.0 March 01, 1922 5.1
6.0 April 16, 1921 15.2
3.4 January 23, 1920 8.6
4.0 December 09, 1919 10.2
7.0 December 24, 1918 17.8
5.0 January 21, 1917 12.7
3.2 February 05, 1916 8.1
5.0 February 02, 1915 12.7
3.0 December 21, 1914 + 7.6
8.0 March 21, 1913 20.3
10.0 February 26, 1912 25.4
6.0 February 06, 1911 15.2
6.0 January 04, 1910 15.2
5.9 December 24, 1909 15.0
6.0 February 19, 1908 15.2
3.0 February 07, 1907 7.6
5.5 January 23, 1906 14.0
6.0 February 27, 1905 15.2
11.0 December 28, 1904 27.9
7.0 February 04, 1903 17.8
3.5 January 26, 1902 + 8.9
9.0 February 03, 1901 22.9
4.0 March 29, 1900 10.2
2.5 January 23, 1899 6.4
11.0 February 20, 1898 27.9
11.0 December 03, 1897 27.9
7.0 April 08, 1896 17.8
9.0 January 26, 1895 22.9
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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