Indianapolis - Extreme Daily Snowfall for Each Year





Here's a list of yearly records for the heaviest snowfalls and snowiest days in Indianapolis, Indiana. 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 Indianapolis got more than half a foot of snow in a single day?

This page gives the highest daily snowfall of each year in Indianapolis 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 Indianapolis International Airport and go back to 1948. Since then, the most amount of snow to land in one day at Indianapolis is 11.4 inches (29.0 centimetres) on January 5, 2014.

Most snow to fall in one day during recent years in Indianapolis
Inches Date Centi­metres
10.2 March 24, 2018 25.9
2.1 February 08, 2017 5.3
3.9 December 13, 2016 9.9
5.9 March 01, 2015 15.0
11.4 January 05, 2014 29.0
6.2 March 24, 2013 15.7
7.5 December 26, 2012 19.1
4.4 January 11, 2011 11.2
6.3 February 15, 2010 16.0
Highest daily snowfall recorded at Indianapolis each year
Inches Date Centi­metres
8.0 January 28, 2009 20.3
1.3 February 20, 2008 3.3
7.4 February 13, 2007 18.8
5.4 March 21, 2006 13.7
7.7 December 08, 2005 19.6
5.2 December 22, 2004 13.2
6.3 February 22, 2003 16.0
5.9 December 24, 2002 15.0
1.9 January 26, 2001 4.8
8.1 March 11, 2000 20.6
7.4 January 02, 1999 18.8
1.7 December 30, 1998 4.3
7.4 January 09, 1997 18.8
1996
8.0 December 19, 1995 20.3
6.0 January 16, 1994 15.2
6.4 February 25, 1993 16.3
3.9 January 14, 1992 9.9
2.2 January 26, 1991 5.6
4.3 December 27, 1990 10.9
7.5 October 19, 1989 19.1
5.3 December 28, 1988 13.5
5.7 January 09, 1987 14.5
3.9 February 23, 1986 9.9
4.9 February 10, 1985 12.4
6.8 February 27, 1984 17.3
2.8 December 28, 1983 7.1
7.2 January 31, 1982 18.3
6.4 December 17, 1981 16.3
4.3 February 28, 1980 10.9
7.1 February 25, 1979 18.0
10.3 January 26, 1978 26.2
6.7 January 09, 1977 17.0
2.2 March 16, 1976 5.6
5.3 March 14, 1975 13.5
6.4 February 24, 1974 16.3
9.7 December 30, 1973 24.6
3.6 January 13, 1972 9.1
5.9 February 12, 1971 15.0
5.0 March 17, 1970 12.7
9.2 January 06, 1969 23.4
6.8 January 13, 1968 17.3
4.1 February 27, 1967 10.4
7.8 November 02, 1966 19.8
10.3 January 15, 1965 26.2
6.9 January 12, 1964 17.5
5.5 March 01, 1963 14.0
5.8 February 23, 1962 14.7
6.6 February 25, 1961 16.8
4.6 February 25, 1960 11.7
4.6 March 10, 1959 11.7
4.6 November 28, 1958 11.7
3.0 December 03, 1957 7.6
3.9 March 14, 1956 9.9
3.1 March 25, 1955 7.9
2.9 November 27, 1954 7.4
5.3 March 01, 1953 13.5
4.8 December 01, 1952 12.2
4.4 January 31, 1951 11.2
2.3 November 26, 1950 5.8
4.4 March 10, 1949 11.2
4.6 December 18, 1948 11.7
Reference

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

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