Boise - Extreme Daily Snowfall for Each Year





Here's a list of yearly records for the heaviest snowfalls and snowiest days in Boise, Idaho. 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 Boise got more than eight inches of snow in a single day?

This page gives the highest daily snowfall of each year in Boise 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 at Boise Airport and go back to 1911, with a gap in data from 1926 to 1936. For the years with records, the most amount of snow to land in one day at Boise is 15.0 inches (38.1 centimetres) on February 2, 1916.

Since 1940 the precipitation extremes were observed at Boise Airport. Before then, the weather station was on the outskirts of Boise.

Most snow to fall in one day during recent years in Boise
Inches Date Centi­metres
4.9 February 22, 2018 12.4
6.5 January 04, 2017 16.5
4.7 December 24, 2016 11.9
2.2 November 25, 2015 5.6
4.3 November 14, 2014 10.9
2.5 January 28, 2013 6.4
4.8 January 18, 2012 12.2
1.5 February 17, 2011 3.8
4.1 December 01, 2010 10.4
Highest daily snowfall recorded at Boise each year
Inches Date Centi­metres
3.2 December 30, 2009 8.1
4.7 December 22, 2008 11.9
1.8 December 28, 2007 4.6
1.0 December 22, 2006 + 2.5
2.6 December 01, 2005 6.6
2.6 January 24, 2004 + 6.6
1.9 April 06, 2003 4.8
8.4 January 20, 2002 21.3
3.0 December 31, 2001 7.6
2.3 March 09, 2000 5.8
5.1 March 31, 1999 13.0
6.1 December 25, 1998 15.5
2.7 January 25, 1997 6.9
9.8 December 20, 1996 24.9
4.5 December 05, 1995 11.4
3.7 November 17, 1994 9.4
5.4 January 13, 1993 13.7
2.0 November 27, 1992 5.1
1.2 November 24, 1991 + 3.0
4.2 December 19, 1990 10.7
3.3 January 05, 1989 8.4
3.1 December 21, 1988 7.9
1.3 December 31, 1987 3.3
3.2 November 07, 1986 8.1
4.7 November 28, 1985 11.9
3.0 December 15, 1984 7.6
6.7 December 24, 1983 17.0
4.2 January 23, 1982 10.7
4.9 December 29, 1981 12.4
2.4 November 23, 1980 6.1
3.4 January 10, 1979 8.6
3.7 February 11, 1978 9.4
3.4 November 21, 1977 8.6
3.7 February 29, 1976 9.4
3.0 February 16, 1975 7.6
4.3 March 07, 1974 10.9
4.6 November 25, 1973 11.7
4.2 December 06, 1972 10.7
2.8 December 13, 1971 7.1
1.5 March 01, 1970 3.8
7.2 April 06, 1969 18.3
2.9 December 23, 1968 7.4
6.0 April 19, 1967 15.2
4.4 February 09, 1966 11.2
7.0 January 03, 1965 17.8
5.2 January 06, 1964 13.2
4.8 January 30, 1963 12.2
4.8 January 20, 1962 12.2
2.2 December 07, 1961 5.6
3.7 January 07, 1960 9.4
2.8 January 19, 1959 7.1
3.0 January 12, 1958 7.6
4.9 February 20, 1957 + 12.4
2.8 January 29, 1956 7.1
5.0 January 31, 1955 12.7
2.2 December 29, 1954 5.6
5.5 December 07, 1953 14.0
6.3 March 11, 1952 16.0
4.0 December 29, 1951 10.2
5.5 January 18, 1950 14.0
7.0 February 15, 1949 17.8
5.0 March 25, 1948 12.7
2.6 December 09, 1947 6.6
3.4 November 10, 1946 8.6
4.8 December 17, 1945 12.2
2.0 February 13, 1944 + 5.1
5.0 February 02, 1943 12.7
4.0 January 07, 1942 10.2
4.0 December 30, 1941 10.2
2.0 January 24, 1940 5.1
1939
7.0 November 11, 1938 17.8
6.0 January 24, 1937 15.2
1936
1935
1934
1933
1932
1931
1930
1929
1928
1927
1926
2.0 December 21, 1925 5.1
7.5 December 21, 1924 19.1
2.5 December 30, 1923 6.4
6.0 January 17, 1922 15.2
3.0 February 05, 1921 7.6
3.0 February 20, 1920 7.6
6.5 December 05, 1919 16.5
5.5 March 08, 1918 14.0
4.0 March 10, 1917 + 10.2
15.0 February 02, 1916 38.1
3.5 April 30, 1915 8.9
2.5 January 20, 1914 6.4
10.0 December 22, 1913 25.4
7.6 January 07, 1912 19.3
6.5 January 13, 1911 16.5
Reference

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

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