Springfield - Extreme Daily Snowfall for Each Year

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

This page gives the highest daily snowfall of each year in Springfield 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 records go back to 1902, with just a few years missing data. Since then, the most amount of snow to land in one day at Springfield is 18.0 inches (45.7 centimetres) on February 20, 1912.

Since 1941 the snowfall extremes were measured at Springfield–Branson National Airport. Before then, the weather station was near downtown Springfield.

Most snow to fall in one day during recent years in Springfield, MO
Inches Date Centi­metres
3.4 February 15, 2021   8.6
1.1 February 05, 2020 + 2.8
1.2 January 29, 2019 3.0
2.2 January 15, 2018 5.6
1.8 December 23, 2017 4.6
1.5 January 21, 2016 + 3.8
4.8 February 16, 2015 12.2
7.0 January 05, 2014 17.8
4.3 December 09, 2013 10.9
1.7 February 13, 2012 4.3
10.0 February 01, 2011 25.4
5.2 January 29, 2010 13.2
Highest daily snowfall recorded at Springfield, MO each year
Inches Date Centi­metres
3.9 January 27, 2009 9.9
6.7 March 04, 2008 17.0
1.4 January 31, 2007 3.6
7.0 November 30, 2006 17.8
2.9 February 02, 2005 7.4
1.0 February 04, 2004 2.5
7.5 February 23, 2003 19.1
2002
2001
13.7 December 13, 2000 34.8
7.5 March 13, 1999 19.1
4.2 January 08, 1998 10.7
5.5 January 08, 1997 14.0
1996
8.0 January 18, 1995 20.3
6.7 March 08, 1994 17.0
11.2 February 15, 1993 28.4
4.6 January 13, 1992 11.7
4.6 February 24, 1991 11.7
5.3 February 28, 1990 13.5
8.5 March 05, 1989 21.6
6.3 December 27, 1988 16.0
5.8 December 14, 1987 14.7
2.7 February 14, 1986 6.9
4.6 January 19, 1985 11.7
5.0 February 27, 1984 12.7
3.7 January 21, 1983 9.4
6.1 January 07, 1982 15.5
5.6 February 09, 1981 14.2
8.6 February 07, 1980 21.8
4.4 January 27, 1979 11.2
9.1 January 16, 1978 23.1
7.2 January 09, 1977 18.3
1.2 December 06, 1976 3.0
11.9 February 23, 1975 30.2
7.5 November 29, 1974 19.1
5.1 January 07, 1973 13.0
7.2 November 18, 1972 18.3
6.9 April 04, 1971 17.5
15.7 March 16, 1970 39.9
7.7 February 15, 1969 19.6
6.0 March 11, 1968 15.2
1.6 December 30, 1967 4.1
4.7 December 22, 1966 11.9
4.5 March 04, 1965 11.4
2.5 March 09, 1964 6.4
3.5 February 28, 1963 8.9
4.7 January 18, 1962 11.9
8.8 February 07, 1961 22.4
7.0 February 27, 1960 17.8
3.0 January 21, 1959 7.6
5.6 March 17, 1958 + 14.2
4.4 April 12, 1957 11.2
3.2 January 24, 1956 8.1
3.1 January 18, 1955 7.9
2.8 March 02, 1954 7.1
1.0 January 23, 1953 2.5
1.6 November 28, 1952 4.1
10.5 November 05, 1951 26.7
2.2 December 05, 1950 5.6
4.7 March 09, 1949 11.9
4.9 January 01, 1948 12.4
2.0 February 28, 1947 + 5.1
2.2 January 11, 1946 5.6
2.3 January 28, 1945 5.8
6.8 February 13, 1944 17.3
8.3 March 05, 1943 21.1
5.5 December 05, 1942 14.0
3.7 February 24, 1941 9.4
4.0 February 18, 1940 + 10.2
6.5 February 25, 1939 16.5
4.4 February 18, 1938 11.2
8.0 January 22, 1937 20.3
2.1 December 18, 1936 5.3
1.0 December 27, 1935 2.5
11.2 November 29, 1934 28.4
5.0 April 14, 1933 12.7
6.8 November 15, 1932 17.3
5.8 March 07, 1931 14.7
4.4 January 20, 1930 11.2
6.1 May 02, 1929 15.5
8.6 March 15, 1928 21.8
6.5 March 01, 1927 16.5
7.6 November 17, 1926 19.3
4.2 January 26, 1925 10.7
4.1 March 09, 1924 10.4
2.9 February 05, 1923 7.4
5.1 February 28, 1922 13.0
4.6 February 19, 1921 + 11.7
7.0 January 07, 1920 17.8
11.6 March 08, 1919 29.5
7.0 January 10, 1918 17.8
12.7 December 07, 1917 32.3
9.2 December 21, 1916 23.4
4.5 March 30, 1915 11.4
5.0 January 29, 1914 12.7
7.5 March 26, 1913 19.1
18.0 February 20, 1912 45.7
12.8 December 15, 1911 32.5
11.2 February 16, 1910 28.4
10.4 January 11, 1909 26.4
1908
3.0 December 13, 1907 7.6
4.5 February 04, 1906 11.4
3.5 February 05, 1905 8.9
1.4 April 09, 1904 3.6
2.0 February 15, 1903 + 5.1
7.0 February 14, 1902 17.8
Reference

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

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