Lexington - Extreme Daily Snowfall for Each Year





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

This page gives the highest daily snowfall of each year in Lexington 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 Blue Grass Airport and go back to 1893. Since then, the most amount of snow to land in one day at Lexington is 13.4 inches (34.0 centimetres) on January 26, 1943.

Most snow to fall in one day during recent years in Lexington
Inches Date Centi­metres
6.0 March 12, 2018 15.2
2.5 January 05, 2017 6.4
6.3 January 22, 2016 16.0
10.2 February 16, 2015 25.9
4.6 March 03, 2014 11.7
2.1 February 02, 2013 5.3
5.0 March 05, 2012 12.7
3.3 January 20, 2011 + 8.4
5.0 February 15, 2010 12.7
Highest daily snowfall recorded at Lexington each year
Inches Date Centi­metres
3.6 February 03, 2009 9.1
4.0 March 08, 2008 10.2
2.2 February 02, 2007 5.6
3.1 February 11, 2006 7.9
1.3 January 22, 2005 3.3
2.2 January 09, 2004 5.6
2.0 February 10, 2003 + 5.1
3.7 January 19, 2002 9.4
3.6 January 19, 2001 9.1
2.5 December 30, 2000 6.4
1.6 December 24, 1999 4.1
11.0 February 04, 1998 27.9
1.9 February 08, 1997 4.8
6.6 January 06, 1996 16.8
3.0 March 08, 1995 7.6
10.0 January 17, 1994 25.4
6.5 March 13, 1993 16.5
1.9 December 25, 1992 4.8
1.7 March 29, 1991 4.3
2.5 March 24, 1990 6.4
4.4 December 15, 1989 11.2
3.1 February 11, 1988 7.9
4.8 April 04, 1987 12.2
4.3 February 10, 1986 10.9
5.0 February 01, 1985 12.7
5.5 January 18, 1984 14.0
3.2 February 06, 1983 8.1
3.4 February 12, 1982 8.6
1.8 January 06, 1981 4.6
5.7 January 30, 1980 14.5
5.0 February 07, 1979 12.7
5.6 January 16, 1978 14.2
3.1 January 24, 1977 7.9
3.0 January 20, 1976 7.6
5.4 March 10, 1975 13.7
2.2 February 08, 1974 5.6
2.2 December 15, 1973 5.6
2.5 February 06, 1972 6.4
7.3 February 08, 1971 18.5
5.0 February 14, 1970 12.7
3.8 December 25, 1969 9.7
7.4 March 22, 1968 18.8
7.8 December 31, 1967 19.8
9.4 January 22, 1966 23.9
4.3 January 16, 1965 10.9
6.1 February 10, 1964 15.5
5.3 December 23, 1963 13.5
3.8 January 19, 1962 9.7
3.5 February 25, 1961 8.9
6.9 February 13, 1960 17.5
1.7 January 15, 1959 4.3
3.4 November 28, 1958 8.6
2.8 March 07, 1957 7.1
2.5 January 25, 1956 6.4
3.1 January 19, 1955 + 7.9
4.4 January 10, 1954 11.2
3.6 December 14, 1953 9.1
1.1 November 29, 1952 2.8
6.1 February 01, 1951 15.5
4.6 November 26, 1950 11.7
2.0 January 31, 1949 5.1
5.0 January 31, 1948 + 12.7
9.5 March 27, 1947 24.1
2.2 February 10, 1946 5.6
4.5 December 05, 1945 11.4
4.3 February 13, 1944 10.9
13.4 January 26, 1943 34.0
7.0 January 03, 1942 17.8
1.2 February 27, 1941 3.0
1940
9.0 December 24, 1939 22.9
4.2 November 24, 1938 10.7
4.8 February 27, 1937 12.2
8.9 January 19, 1936 22.6
6.5 December 25, 1935 16.5
5.5 February 25, 1934 14.0
3.0 February 11, 1933 7.6
0.8 March 06, 1932 2.0
2.7 March 08, 1931 6.9
1.5 December 28, 1930 3.8
7.5 March 05, 1929 19.1
2.3 March 17, 1928 5.8
5.0 February 20, 1927 12.7
6.1 January 08, 1926 15.5
4.3 January 27, 1925 10.9
1.4 February 11, 1924 3.6
2.5 December 13, 1923 6.4
2.8 March 04, 1922 7.1
6.0 February 19, 1921 15.2
3.0 November 17, 1920 7.6
1.2 December 14, 1919 + 3.0
5.3 January 02, 1918 13.5
11.2 January 13, 1917 28.4
6.8 January 07, 1916 17.3
3.5 January 20, 1915 8.9
6.5 December 13, 1914 16.5
3.0 January 03, 1913 7.6
3.1 December 23, 1912 + 7.9
3.0 January 03, 1911 7.6
9.8 January 06, 1910 24.9
4.0 January 29, 1909 10.2
3.0 March 09, 1908 7.6
7.8 January 25, 1907 19.8
7.0 February 27, 1906 17.8
6.5 December 15, 1905 16.5
2.2 January 13, 1904 5.6
4.0 February 16, 1903 10.2
5.8 March 05, 1902 14.7
2.0 April 18, 1901 5.1
5.0 February 16, 1900 12.7
3.3 February 06, 1899 + 8.4
3.0 April 05, 1898 7.6
3.7 January 27, 1897 9.4
4.8 March 15, 1896 12.2
4.5 January 12, 1895 11.4
6.0 May 20, 1894 15.2
5.1 January 04, 1893 13.0
Reference

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

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