Wichita - Extreme Daily Snowfall for Each Year

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

This page gives the highest daily snowfall of each year in Wichita 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 Eisenhower National Airport and go back to 1954. Since then, the most amount of snow to land in one day at Wichita is 12.0 inches (30.5 centimetres) on January 18, 1962.

Most snow to fall in one day during recent years in Wichita
Inches Date Centi­metres
6.5 January 01, 2021   16.5
2.1 February 12, 2020   5.3
2.7 March 03, 2019 6.9
2.0 November 12, 2018 5.1
trace December 31, 2017 + trace
3.5 March 27, 2016 8.9
3.9 January 03, 2015 9.9
8.7 February 04, 2014 22.1
8.0 February 21, 2013 20.3
1.5 December 31, 2012 3.8
6.8 February 08, 2011 17.3
2.1 February 08, 2010 5.3
Highest daily snowfall recorded at Wichita each year
Inches Date Centi­metres
4.8 March 28, 2009 12.2
4.0 January 31, 2008 10.2
6.6 December 22, 2007 16.8
5.5 November 30, 2006 14.0
5.5 December 17, 2005 14.0
4.2 February 01, 2004 10.7
10.2 February 23, 2003 25.9
5.1 December 04, 2002 13.0
1.1 January 29, 2001 2.8
6.7 January 27, 2000 17.0
5.9 March 12, 1999 15.0
11.3 March 19, 1998 28.7
3.4 January 08, 1997 8.6
4.6 November 30, 1996 11.7
3.0 December 18, 1995 7.6
1.0 February 23, 1994 2.5
5.1 January 09, 1993 13.0
3.8 November 25, 1992 9.7
1.5 October 31, 1991 3.8
4.4 February 28, 1990 11.2
2.6 December 07, 1989 6.6
6.3 January 06, 1988 16.0
7.5 December 14, 1987 19.1
3.5 February 09, 1986 8.9
2.8 February 04, 1985 7.1
6.8 November 18, 1984 17.3
6.1 February 01, 1983 15.5
3.8 February 04, 1982 9.7
1.8 February 09, 1981 4.6
9.2 February 07, 1980 23.4
4.6 April 03, 1979 11.7
3.3 February 07, 1978 8.4
1.6 January 06, 1977 4.1
0.7 February 05, 1976 1.8
8.8 February 16, 1975 22.4
2.3 January 03, 1974 5.8
6.0 January 21, 1973 15.2
3.0 November 18, 1972 7.6
11.6 February 21, 1971 29.5
11.8 March 16, 1970 30.0
4.6 February 14, 1969 11.7
2.7 December 27, 1968 6.9
4.5 December 21, 1967 11.4
3.3 December 27, 1966 8.4
3.0 January 25, 1965 7.6
5.1 December 03, 1964 13.0
3.8 December 21, 1963 9.7
12.0 January 18, 1962 30.5
4.1 March 20, 1961 + 10.4
4.4 January 17, 1960 11.2
7.2 January 31, 1959 18.3
5.0 March 12, 1958 12.7
1.9 February 22, 1957 4.8
3.0 February 01, 1956 7.6
3.8 February 03, 1955 9.7
0.6 January 21, 1954 1.5
Reference

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

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