South Bend - Extreme Daily Snowfall for Each Year





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

This page gives the highest daily snowfall of each year in South Bend 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 South Bend Airport and go back to 1941 with some years missing data. Since then, the most amount of snow to land in one day at South Bend is 26.0 inches (66.0 centimetres) on January 8, 2011.

Most snow to fall in one day during recent years in South Bend
Inches Date Centi­metres
6.5 February 15, 2021   16.5
11.8 December 25, 2020   30.0
6.7 January 28, 2019 17.0
10.3 February 09, 2018 26.2
8.7 December 24, 2017 22.1
7.0 December 11, 2016 17.8
14.7 February 01, 2015 37.3
2014
2013
8.0 January 13, 2012 20.3
26.0 January 08, 2011 66.0
9.1 January 02, 2010 23.1
Highest daily snowfall recorded at South Bend each year
Inches Date Centi­metres
6.5 January 15, 2009 16.5
9.4 November 21, 2008 23.9
8.0 January 30, 2007 20.3
2.7 March 05, 2006 6.9
7.7 December 08, 2005 19.6
9.7 January 27, 2004 24.6
5.4 January 26, 2003 13.7
8.7 February 26, 2002 22.1
9.0 December 29, 2001 22.9
8.4 January 25, 2000 21.3
15.4 January 02, 1999 39.1
12.2 March 09, 1998 31.0
8.6 January 16, 1997 21.8
5.0 November 10, 1996 12.7
7.0 February 08, 1995 17.8
5.2 February 25, 1994 13.2
10.0 February 23, 1993 25.4
6.5 February 08, 1992 16.5
11.5 February 15, 1991 29.2
6.9 February 24, 1990 17.5
8.6 December 03, 1989 21.8
6.9 March 14, 1988 17.5
7.4 January 23, 1987 18.8
6.7 January 26, 1986 17.0
9.5 December 24, 1985 + 24.1
9.5 December 06, 1984 24.1
8.0 December 21, 1983 20.3
8.2 April 05, 1982 20.8
8.4 December 18, 1981 21.3
5.7 December 29, 1980 14.5
13.5 January 13, 1979 34.3
15.6 January 26, 1978 39.6
14.6 November 25, 1977 37.1
7.5 February 01, 1976 19.1
7.1 March 02, 1975 18.0
4.7 December 21, 1974 + 11.9
10.9 December 19, 1973 27.7
4.6 December 16, 1972 11.7
4.4 January 26, 1971 11.2
9.8 November 23, 1970 24.9
7.9 January 06, 1969 20.1
5.1 March 12, 1968 13.0
12.8 January 26, 1967 32.5
5.7 January 07, 1966 14.5
6.1 February 25, 1965 15.5
5.4 December 02, 1964 13.7
5.0 November 30, 1963 12.7
10.5 December 09, 1962 26.7
8.1 April 16, 1961 20.6
9.0 March 05, 1960 22.9
15.0 January 16, 1959 38.1
6.8 February 02, 1958 17.3
6.7 January 22, 1957 17.0
6.9 January 30, 1956 17.5
6.8 February 12, 1955 17.3
10.3 December 19, 1954 26.2
7.6 December 16, 1953 19.3
3.6 March 09, 1952 9.1
9.5 November 06, 1951 24.1
5.4 November 26, 1950 13.7
5.6 December 01, 1949 14.2
3.5 January 13, 1948 8.9
1947
1946
5.5 December 10, 1945 14.0
5.3 March 08, 1944 13.5
5.7 February 26, 1943 14.5
5.9 November 29, 1942 15.0
4.4 January 26, 1941 11.2
Reference

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

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