Baltimore - Extreme Daily Snowfall for Each Year





Here's a list of yearly records for the heaviest snowfalls and snowiest days in Baltimore, Maryland. 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 Baltimore got more than two feet of snow in a single day?

This page gives the highest daily snowfall of each year in Baltimore 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 Baltimore Washington International Airport and go back to 1940. Since then, the most amount of snow to land in one day at Baltimore is 25.5 inches (64.8 centimetres) on January 23, 2016.

Most snow to fall in one day during recent years in Baltimore
Inches Date Centi­metres
4.7 March 21, 2018 11.9
2.8 December 09, 2017 7.1
25.5 January 23, 2016 64.8
6.3 February 21, 2015 16.0
9.6 February 13, 2014 24.4
3.2 March 25, 2013 8.1
1.0 December 26, 2012 2.5
7.6 January 26, 2011 19.3
16.0 February 06, 2010 40.6
Highest daily snowfall recorded at Baltimore each year
Inches Date Centi­metres
17.0 December 19, 2009 43.2
2.4 January 17, 2008 6.1
4.7 December 05, 2007 11.9
9.6 February 12, 2006 24.4
5.2 February 24, 2005 13.2
3.3 January 25, 2004 8.4
21.8 February 16, 2003 55.4
7.4 December 05, 2002 18.8
3.7 February 22, 2001 9.4
14.9 January 25, 2000 37.8
4.6 March 09, 1999 11.7
3.0 December 23, 1998 7.6
5.8 February 08, 1997 14.7
15.8 January 07, 1996 40.1
7.2 February 04, 1995 18.3
4.0 February 11, 1994 10.2
11.3 March 13, 1993 28.7
2.0 January 25, 1992 5.1
2.1 January 11, 1991 + 5.3
4.8 December 27, 1990 12.2
4.1 December 08, 1989 10.4
6.5 January 08, 1988 16.5
12.3 January 22, 1987 31.2
4.0 February 14, 1986 10.2
3.7 January 31, 1985 9.4
4.8 March 08, 1984 12.2
22.8 February 11, 1983 57.9
6.7 December 12, 1982 17.0
2.5 January 01, 1981 6.4
3.0 March 01, 1980 7.6
16.4 February 19, 1979 41.7
8.4 February 06, 1978 21.3
3.6 January 07, 1977 9.1
7.8 March 09, 1976 19.8
4.4 February 04, 1975 11.2
6.3 February 08, 1974 16.0
6.0 December 16, 1973 15.2
4.0 February 23, 1972 10.2
2.8 January 01, 1971 7.1
3.5 February 14, 1970 8.9
6.1 December 25, 1969 15.5
4.4 March 12, 1968 11.2
10.1 February 07, 1967 25.7
9.1 January 29, 1966 23.1
5.0 January 10, 1965 12.7
9.7 March 21, 1964 24.6
8.0 December 23, 1963 20.3
10.0 March 06, 1962 25.4
9.6 February 03, 1961 24.4
10.0 March 03, 1960 25.4
1.0 March 11, 1959 2.5
11.5 February 15, 1958 29.2
7.8 December 04, 1957 19.8
5.4 March 18, 1956 13.7
2.5 February 11, 1955 6.4
5.7 January 22, 1954 14.5
5.5 November 06, 1953 14.0
6.0 March 01, 1952 15.2
4.2 December 14, 1951 10.7
2.4 December 10, 1950 6.1
5.9 January 31, 1949 15.0
6.8 December 19, 1948 17.3
10.4 February 20, 1947 26.4
5.8 February 10, 1946 14.7
6.3 December 19, 1945 16.0
2.5 March 19, 1944 6.4
2.0 February 26, 1943 5.1
14.0 March 29, 1942 35.6
8.4 March 08, 1941 21.3
0.5 December 05, 1940 1.3
Reference

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

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