Duluth - Extreme Daily Snowfall for Each Year





Here's a list of yearly records for the heaviest snowfalls and snowiest days in Duluth, Minnesota. 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 Duluth got more thanone-and-a-half feet of snow in a single day?

This page gives the highest daily snowfall of each year in Duluth 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 Duluth International Airport and go back to 1948. Since then, the most amount of snow to land in one day at Duluth is 24.1 inches (61.2 centimetres) on November 1, 1991.

Most snow to fall in one day during recent years in Duluth
Inches Date Centi­metres
8.4 December 27, 2021   21.3
7.3 November 10, 2020   18.5
14.5 November 30, 2019 36.8
12.7 April 15, 2018 32.3
10.6 October 27, 2017 26.9
8.7 March 16, 2016 22.1
8.0 December 16, 2015 20.3
10.9 February 20, 2014 27.7
11.2 April 18, 2013 28.4
9.7 February 29, 2012 24.6
4.4 January 14, 2011 11.2
7.8 January 24, 2010 19.8
Highest daily snowfall recorded at Duluth each year
Inches Date Centi­metres
12.4 December 25, 2009 31.5
8.8 December 14, 2008 + 22.4
16.4 March 01, 2007 41.7
11.1 February 24, 2006 28.2
13.2 December 14, 2005 33.5
18.2 January 26, 2004 46.2
8.5 April 04, 2003 21.6
9.0 March 07, 2002 22.9
11.7 February 24, 2001 29.7
7.3 February 15, 2000 18.5
6.2 March 09, 1999 15.7
7.2 November 10, 1998 18.3
13.3 January 04, 1997 33.8
1996
11.8 December 13, 1995 30.0
16.3 January 06, 1994 41.4
9.7 January 23, 1993 24.6
8.6 November 02, 1992 21.8
24.1 November 01, 1991 61.2
5.7 March 28, 1990 14.5
11.6 January 07, 1989 29.5
7.1 March 12, 1988 18.0
4.4 January 29, 1987 11.2
4.8 January 24, 1986 12.2
12.0 March 04, 1985 30.5
8.8 January 12, 1984 22.4
16.5 November 23, 1983 41.9
12.0 January 22, 1982 30.5
8.1 November 26, 1981 20.6
11.7 January 06, 1980 29.7
7.6 February 22, 1979 19.3
6.6 March 13, 1978 16.8
6.6 November 27, 1977 16.8
6.0 March 12, 1976 15.2
12.0 November 20, 1975 30.5
7.2 December 15, 1974 18.3
4.0 January 03, 1973 10.2
13.4 January 12, 1972 34.0
10.6 January 13, 1971 26.9
12.0 December 03, 1970 30.5
11.9 December 08, 1969 30.2
13.4 November 17, 1968 34.0
13.0 January 06, 1967 33.0
9.1 March 04, 1966 23.1
17.2 March 17, 1965 43.7
7.1 November 27, 1964 18.0
6.9 December 08, 1963 17.5
5.7 February 15, 1962 14.5
9.7 April 15, 1961 24.6
11.4 November 28, 1960 29.0
11.0 December 23, 1959 27.9
4.3 March 01, 1958 10.9
5.1 March 14, 1957 13.0
11.1 November 15, 1956 28.2
9.0 December 04, 1955 22.9
6.4 January 25, 1954 16.3
7.9 January 22, 1953 20.1
5.6 January 22, 1952 14.2
7.3 March 18, 1951 18.5
23.2 December 06, 1950 58.9
8.0 January 23, 1949 20.3
13.0 February 28, 1948 33.0
Reference

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

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