Fort Wayne - Extreme Daily Snowfall for Each Year





Here's a list of yearly records for the heaviest snowfalls and snowiest days in Fort Wayne, Indiana. 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 Fort Wayne got more than ten inches of snow in a single day?

This page gives the highest daily snowfall of each year in Fort Wayne 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 1909, with just a few years missing data. Since then, the most amount of snow to land in one day at Fort Wayne is 12.6 inches (32.0 centimetres) on March 10, 1964.

Since 1941 the snowfall extremes were measured at Fort Wayne International Airport. Before then, the weather station was near downtown Fort Wayne.

Most snow to fall in one day during recent years in Fort Wayne
Inches Date Centi­metres
10.1 February 15, 2021   25.7
3.5 February 26, 2020   8.9
4.7 January 19, 2019 11.9
2.6 January 15, 2018 6.6
3.6 December 24, 2017 9.1
6.3 December 11, 2016 16.0
9.0 February 01, 2015 22.9
9.5 January 05, 2014 24.1
9.0 March 05, 2013 22.9
3.8 January 20, 2012 9.7
5.5 January 11, 2011 14.0
4.1 January 07, 2010 10.4
Highest daily snowfall recorded at Fort Wayne each year
Inches Date Centi­metres
5.3 January 28, 2009 13.5
4.6 February 26, 2008 11.7
6.8 February 13, 2007 17.3
2.6 December 26, 2006 6.6
8.3 December 08, 2005 21.1
8.1 December 23, 2004 20.6
6.4 February 22, 2003 16.3
4.8 December 25, 2002 12.2
1.6 March 16, 2001 4.1
8.8 March 11, 2000 22.4
7.2 January 02, 1999 18.3
1.2 January 17, 1998 3.0
4.3 February 16, 1997 10.9
3.9 March 20, 1996 9.9
6.4 December 19, 1995 16.3
6.0 April 06, 1994 15.2
6.8 January 10, 1993 17.3
3.5 January 14, 1992 8.9
3.0 January 20, 1991 7.6
6.5 December 23, 1990 16.5
6.4 October 19, 1989 16.3
7.5 February 11, 1988 19.1
8.2 January 19, 1987 20.8
4.0 February 06, 1986 10.2
3.8 January 10, 1985 9.7
6.0 January 30, 1984 15.2
4.4 December 28, 1983 11.2
10.8 January 31, 1982 27.4
6.3 February 10, 1981 16.0
5.9 February 25, 1980 15.0
5.4 January 24, 1979 13.7
5.4 January 25, 1978 13.7
5.8 December 08, 1977 14.7
4.9 February 05, 1976 12.4
4.5 March 14, 1975 11.4
5.0 November 13, 1974 12.7
10.8 December 19, 1973 27.4
2.9 January 13, 1972 7.4
4.7 February 12, 1971 11.9
3.8 January 14, 1970 9.7
3.7 December 31, 1969 9.4
3.6 March 22, 1968 + 9.1
5.0 February 05, 1967 12.7
3.4 December 10, 1966 + 8.6
4.6 February 25, 1965 11.7
12.6 March 10, 1964 32.0
3.5 February 23, 1963 8.9
5.3 February 23, 1962 13.5
4.9 April 09, 1961 12.4
7.0 February 25, 1960 17.8
3.9 November 12, 1959 9.9
4.5 December 08, 1958 11.4
5.0 April 08, 1957 12.7
4.5 January 19, 1956 11.4
3.7 February 05, 1955 9.4
4.2 February 04, 1954 10.7
4.9 February 16, 1953 12.4
7.7 February 06, 1952 19.6
4.2 December 14, 1951 10.7
6.0 November 25, 1950 15.2
3.1 January 11, 1949 7.9
5.6 March 11, 1948 14.2
1947
3.8 January 11, 1946 9.7
1945
6.0 December 10, 1944 15.2
2.6 January 18, 1943 6.6
6.2 November 29, 1942 15.7
1941
3.8 February 27, 1940 9.7
6.2 January 30, 1939 15.7
3.2 November 23, 1938 8.1
6.3 January 22, 1937 16.0
5.0 February 13, 1936 12.7
3.2 December 25, 1935 8.1
5.1 March 27, 1934 13.0
4.8 November 15, 1933 12.2
3.4 November 16, 1932 8.6
6.0 March 07, 1931 15.2
3.1 January 09, 1930 7.9
5.2 December 18, 1929 13.2
5.8 February 18, 1928 14.7
7.5 January 13, 1927 19.1
4.0 February 12, 1926 10.2
4.8 March 01, 1925 12.2
5.4 March 10, 1924 13.7
6.5 January 06, 1923 16.5
6.0 December 14, 1922 15.2
2.9 January 31, 1921 7.4
5.5 January 09, 1920 14.0
4.0 March 08, 1919 10.2
5.3 January 01, 1918 13.5
3.8 October 23, 1917 9.7
4.5 January 15, 1916 11.4
7.2 January 22, 1915 18.3
7.7 January 31, 1914 19.6
7.0 January 28, 1913 17.8
12.4 February 21, 1912 31.5
7.0 February 06, 1911 17.8
3.5 February 17, 1910 8.9
11.0 December 25, 1909 27.9
Reference

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

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