Louisville - Extreme Daily Snowfall for Each Year





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

This page gives the highest daily snowfall of each year in Louisville 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 Louisville International Airport and go back to 1948. Since then, the most amount of snow to land in one day at Louisville is 15.5 inches (39.4 centimetres) on January 17, 1994.

Most snow to fall in one day during recent years in Louisville
Inches Date Centi­metres
4.9 March 21, 2018 12.4
2.3 January 05, 2017 5.8
3.7 January 20, 2016 9.4
8.3 March 04, 2015 21.1
3.3 November 17, 2014 8.4
3.5 December 06, 2013 8.9
2.8 March 05, 2012 7.1
3.6 January 20, 2011 9.1
6.5 February 09, 2010 16.5
Highest daily snowfall recorded at Louisville each year
Inches Date Centi­metres
4.1 January 27, 2009 10.4
6.1 March 08, 2008 15.5
1.6 February 17, 2007 4.1
1.4 February 18, 2006 3.6
1.7 January 29, 2005 4.3
7.5 December 22, 2004 19.1
2.2 December 13, 2003 5.6
2002
2.5 January 20, 2001 6.4
2.0 January 19, 2000 5.1
4.4 December 24, 1999 11.2
9.2 February 04, 1998 23.4
1.3 January 09, 1997 3.3
1996
2.6 February 07, 1995 6.6
15.5 January 17, 1994 39.4
7.9 February 25, 1993 20.1
0.9 December 25, 1992 2.3
0.6 February 25, 1991 1.5
3.6 December 27, 1990 9.1
3.1 December 15, 1989 7.9
4.9 February 11, 1988 12.4
8.3 March 30, 1987 21.1
4.1 February 10, 1986 10.4
4.1 February 01, 1985 10.4
4.7 December 05, 1984 11.9
2.9 February 06, 1983 7.4
2.3 February 12, 1982 5.8
2.5 January 06, 1981 6.4
6.8 January 30, 1980 17.3
4.7 February 18, 1979 11.9
8.3 January 16, 1978 21.1
6.4 January 09, 1977 16.3
1.6 November 28, 1976 4.1
5.2 March 10, 1975 13.2
2.5 March 23, 1974 6.4
1.6 December 20, 1973 + 4.1
1.4 November 28, 1972 + 3.6
7.5 February 08, 1971 19.1
6.4 March 29, 1970 16.3
3.3 December 25, 1969 8.4
12.0 March 22, 1968 30.5
8.1 March 06, 1967 20.6
12.9 November 02, 1966 32.8
5.4 January 16, 1965 13.7
7.2 January 01, 1964 18.3
4.6 January 23, 1963 11.7
1.7 January 19, 1962 4.3
9.5 February 25, 1961 24.1
9.2 March 09, 1960 23.4
1.0 January 27, 1959 2.5
6.6 March 13, 1958 16.8
1.4 January 17, 1957 3.6
4.0 January 19, 1956 10.2
3.2 January 10, 1955 8.1
4.9 January 10, 1954 12.4
3.8 January 06, 1953 9.7
3.7 December 01, 1952 9.4
5.8 March 13, 1951 14.7
3.5 November 26, 1950 8.9
2.0 January 31, 1949 5.1
6.4 February 05, 1948 16.3
Reference

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

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