Peoria - Extreme Daily Snowfall for Each Year





Here's a list of yearly records for the heaviest snowfalls and snowiest days in Peoria, Illinois. 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 Peoria got more than 10 inches of snow in a single day?

This page gives the highest daily snowfall of each year in Peoria 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 1906, with just a few years missing data. Since then, the most amount of snow to land in one day at Peoria is 12.2 inches (31.0 centimetres) on January 13, 1979.

Since 1944 the snowfall extremes were measured at Peoria International Airport. Before then, the weather station was in downtown Peoria.

Most snow to fall in one day during recent years in Peoria
Inches Date Centi­metres
7.9 March 24, 2018 20.1
3.9 March 13, 2017 9.9
4.2 December 04, 2016 10.7
6.1 February 01, 2015 15.5
5.5 January 05, 2014 14.0
7.0 March 24, 2013 17.8
5.0 January 12, 2012 12.7
11.8 February 01, 2011 30.0
6.6 December 24, 2010 16.8
Highest daily snowfall recorded at Peoria each year
Inches Date Centi­metres
5.7 January 14, 2009 14.5
5.0 February 06, 2008 12.7
7.0 February 13, 2007 17.8
6.8 December 01, 2006 17.3
4.3 December 08, 2005 10.9
5.8 November 24, 2004 14.7
3.6 February 15, 2003 9.1
3.8 March 02, 2002 9.7
3.2 January 26, 2001 8.1
8.0 December 11, 2000 20.3
8.7 January 02, 1999 22.1
5.7 March 09, 1998 14.5
1997
1996
2.1 December 08, 1995 5.3
5.7 February 25, 1994 14.5
4.5 February 25, 1993 11.4
4.0 December 09, 1992 10.2
6.9 March 13, 1991 17.5
4.8 January 25, 1990 12.2
5.1 December 10, 1989 13.0
5.5 February 10, 1988 14.0
5.6 January 09, 1987 14.2
4.5 February 23, 1986 11.4
3.1 December 17, 1985 7.9
3.0 March 08, 1984 + 7.6
4.6 March 20, 1983 11.7
5.9 April 08, 1982 15.0
6.4 February 10, 1981 16.3
5.5 April 14, 1980 14.0
12.2 January 13, 1979 31.0
7.2 December 31, 1978 18.3
4.7 December 02, 1977 11.9
4.4 January 13, 1976 11.2
6.8 November 26, 1975 17.3
4.7 November 13, 1974 11.9
7.0 December 19, 1973 17.8
5.1 March 29, 1972 13.0
4.1 January 03, 1971 10.4
5.0 March 25, 1970 12.7
3.6 December 07, 1969 9.1
2.4 January 08, 1968 6.1
7.6 January 26, 1967 19.3
2.0 February 28, 1966 5.1
5.6 March 04, 1965 14.2
4.2 January 12, 1964 10.7
3.1 February 23, 1963 7.9
5.1 January 06, 1962 13.0
3.5 February 02, 1961 8.9
4.8 March 16, 1960 12.2
6.4 January 20, 1959 16.3
8.0 January 21, 1958 20.3
8.1 March 25, 1957 20.6
6.7 December 08, 1956 17.0
3.1 January 18, 1955 7.9
5.1 December 29, 1954 13.0
3.7 December 22, 1953 9.4
3.8 February 13, 1952 9.7
6.5 November 06, 1951 16.5
3.8 February 25, 1950 9.7
2.7 February 03, 1949 6.9
2.1 January 01, 1948 5.3
4.2 January 02, 1947 10.7
7.5 March 09, 1946 19.1
2.5 January 21, 1945 6.4
7.5 February 10, 1944 19.1
1943
5.3 February 09, 1942 13.5
3.3 December 30, 1941 8.4
2.5 February 28, 1940 6.4
7.8 January 30, 1939 19.8
6.1 April 08, 1938 15.5
2.5 November 18, 1937 6.4
7.0 January 16, 1936 17.8
4.8 December 22, 1935 12.2
5.9 March 26, 1934 15.0
7.4 February 07, 1933 18.8
5.4 November 15, 1932 13.7
5.8 March 07, 1931 14.7
5.5 March 25, 1930 14.0
4.7 December 01, 1929 11.9
2.5 March 30, 1928 6.4
8.3 January 13, 1927 21.1
8.8 March 30, 1926 22.4
3.8 February 28, 1925 9.7
4.4 December 23, 1924 11.2
4.7 January 05, 1923 11.9
2.5 November 27, 1922 6.4
3.0 November 11, 1921 7.6
4.6 April 04, 1920 11.7
4.0 February 20, 1919 10.2
10.3 January 06, 1918 26.2
2.9 January 21, 1917 7.4
2.5 March 01, 1916 + 6.4
5.0 December 24, 1915 12.7
4.3 January 31, 1914 10.9
5.9 February 26, 1913 15.0
4.2 April 17, 1912 10.7
8.0 January 16, 1911 20.3
1.4 January 30, 1910 3.6
5.5 December 24, 1909 14.0
9.0 February 18, 1908 22.9
6.3 March 10, 1907 16.0
4.0 March 19, 1906 10.2
Reference

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

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