Moline - Extreme Daily Snowfall for Each Year





Here's a list of yearly records for the heaviest snowfalls and snowiest days in Moline, Illinois. The information easily answers questions such as: How much snow fell in a day during the biggest snowstorm of 2019? When was the last time Moline got more than a foot of snow in a single day?

This page gives the highest daily snowfall of each year in Moline 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 records go back to 1901. Since then, the most amount of snow to land in one day at Moline is 16.4 inches (41.7 centimetres) on January 3, 1971.

Since 1944 the snowfall extremes were measured at Quad City International Airport. Before then, the weather station was across the Mississippi River from Moline in downtown Davenport.

Most snow to fall in one day during recent years in Moline
Inches Date Centi­metres
6.2 December 29, 2020   15.7
6.9 January 12, 2019 17.5
13.3 November 25, 2018 33.8
6.7 December 29, 2017 17.0
7.8 December 04, 2016 19.8
13.8 February 01, 2015 35.1
5.9 February 17, 2014 15.0
6.1 February 26, 2013 15.5
4.9 December 20, 2012 12.4
14.8 February 01, 2011 37.6
6.9 December 24, 2010 17.5
Highest daily snowfall recorded at Moline each year
Inches Date Centi­metres
5.1 December 08, 2009 13.0
5.3 February 06, 2008 13.5
6.6 February 13, 2007 16.8
8.3 December 01, 2006 21.1
4.9 January 05, 2005 12.4
6.0 January 04, 2004 15.2
5.1 March 04, 2003 13.0
6.3 January 30, 2002 16.0
3.0 March 16, 2001 7.6
9.3 February 18, 2000 23.6
9.5 January 02, 1999 24.1
3.3 January 21, 1998 8.4
12.1 April 11, 1997 30.7
6.5 January 26, 1996 16.5
15.1 January 19, 1995 38.4
6.9 February 22, 1994 17.5
2.7 January 09, 1993 6.9
6.0 December 09, 1992 15.2
5.8 January 05, 1991 14.7
8.8 February 14, 1990 22.4
3.9 February 13, 1989 9.9
8.4 February 10, 1988 21.3
9.2 December 15, 1987 23.4
3.1 February 07, 1986 7.9
4.1 December 17, 1985 10.4
5.7 December 31, 1984 14.5
6.0 December 14, 1983 15.2
7.8 April 05, 1982 19.8
4.1 February 10, 1981 10.4
6.7 April 14, 1980 17.0
14.8 January 13, 1979 37.6
8.9 December 31, 1978 22.6
5.8 March 21, 1977 14.7
3.0 November 27, 1976 + 7.6
8.4 November 26, 1975 21.3
6.1 November 30, 1974 15.5
4.6 February 14, 1973 11.7
9.8 March 29, 1972 24.9
16.4 January 03, 1971 41.7
8.0 March 25, 1970 20.3
5.2 December 07, 1969 13.2
5.0 November 28, 1968 12.7
11.7 January 26, 1967 29.7
3.5 January 12, 1966 8.9
5.1 March 04, 1965 13.0
5.3 March 20, 1964 13.5
4.1 December 11, 1963 10.4
4.3 January 06, 1962 10.9
4.2 December 22, 1961 10.7
6.4 February 09, 1960 16.3
5.7 November 12, 1959 14.5
8.5 January 21, 1958 21.6
6.9 March 25, 1957 17.5
2.8 December 12, 1956 7.1
5.5 March 21, 1955 14.0
8.4 December 29, 1954 21.3
5.8 December 09, 1953 14.7
5.5 March 03, 1952 14.0
7.0 December 14, 1951 17.8
2.9 February 25, 1950 7.4
4.1 January 18, 1949 10.4
4.9 March 01, 1948 12.4
4.2 January 02, 1947 10.7
3.7 December 29, 1946 9.4
3.8 December 25, 1945 9.7
8.0 December 10, 1944 20.3
1943
3.9 January 01, 1942 9.9
6.1 January 26, 1941 15.5
9.0 January 14, 1940 22.9
4.5 February 16, 1939 11.4
3.6 January 09, 1938 9.1
4.4 March 20, 1937 11.2
4.5 January 02, 1936 11.4
4.5 March 06, 1935 11.4
2.8 December 24, 1934 + 7.1
5.4 February 07, 1933 13.7
6.5 March 21, 1932 16.5
5.5 March 28, 1931 14.0
6.7 January 09, 1930 17.0
5.2 January 30, 1929 13.2
3.2 February 17, 1928 8.1
3.2 February 13, 1927 8.1
6.0 March 30, 1926 15.2
5.7 November 07, 1925 14.5
4.9 February 05, 1924 12.4
7.7 March 11, 1923 19.6
2.0 February 26, 1922 5.1
2.5 April 16, 1921 + 6.4
4.1 December 25, 1920 10.4
7.0 February 20, 1919 17.8
6.8 January 06, 1918 17.3
3.1 January 12, 1917 7.9
3.9 February 04, 1916 9.9
3.9 March 05, 1915 9.9
4.2 December 29, 1914 10.7
5.5 February 26, 1913 14.0
9.1 March 14, 1912 23.1
7.8 February 05, 1911 19.8
4.8 January 04, 1910 12.2
5.0 December 24, 1909 12.7
5.5 February 18, 1908 14.0
3.2 January 16, 1907 8.1
3.0 November 21, 1906 7.6
6.0 February 05, 1905 15.2
4.2 March 14, 1904 10.7
7.0 February 03, 1903 17.8
3.9 January 20, 1902 9.9
10.0 February 03, 1901 25.4
Reference

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

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