St Louis - Extreme Daily Snowfall for Each Year





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

This page gives the highest daily snowfall of each year in St Louis 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 1893. Since then, the most amount of snow to land in one day at St Louis is 12.8 inches (32.5 centimetres) on February 26, 1906.

Since 1946 the snowfall extremes were measured at St. Louis Lambert International Airport. Before then, the weather station was at downtown St. Louis.

Most snow to fall in one day during recent years in St Louis
Inches Date Centi­metres
2.9 November 15, 2018 7.4
2.1 December 23, 2017 5.3
3.6 February 24, 2016 9.1
3.9 February 28, 2015 9.9
10.8 January 05, 2014 27.4
12.4 March 24, 2013 31.5
1.8 February 13, 2012 + 4.6
5.7 January 20, 2011 14.5
4.4 December 12, 2010 11.2
Highest daily snowfall recorded at St Louis each year
Inches Date Centi­metres
3.5 January 27, 2009 8.9
10.0 March 04, 2008 25.4
6.9 December 15, 2007 17.5
2.8 February 08, 2006 7.1
3.6 January 13, 2005 9.1
1.4 November 24, 2004 3.6
4.0 February 23, 2003 + 10.2
5.8 December 24, 2002 14.7
0.7 February 27, 2001 + 1.8
7.6 December 13, 2000 19.3
5.1 January 01, 1999 13.0
2.3 January 08, 1998 5.8
6.6 January 09, 1997 16.8
8.2 January 02, 1996 20.8
5.3 December 19, 1995 13.5
2.4 January 16, 1994 6.1
9.6 February 25, 1993 24.4
3.2 January 13, 1992 8.1
2.3 November 06, 1991 5.8
6.6 February 04, 1990 16.8
10.0 March 06, 1989 25.4
4.8 December 27, 1988 12.2
9.1 January 09, 1987 23.1
6.1 February 14, 1986 15.5
2.8 December 19, 1985 + 7.1
4.5 February 27, 1984 11.4
2.6 December 21, 1983 6.6
8.9 January 31, 1982 22.6
4.5 February 09, 1981 11.4
5.7 November 27, 1980 14.5
4.6 January 27, 1979 11.7
10.9 January 16, 1978 27.7
6.6 December 05, 1977 16.8
4.1 February 02, 1976 10.4
7.6 November 26, 1975 19.3
6.5 March 23, 1974 16.5
12.0 December 19, 1973 30.5
5.2 November 19, 1972 13.2
4.8 April 06, 1971 12.2
1.9 March 17, 1970 + 4.8
3.2 December 23, 1969 8.1
7.0 March 12, 1968 17.8
1.7 December 02, 1967 4.3
6.5 February 01, 1966 16.5
4.3 January 29, 1965 10.9
5.7 March 09, 1964 + 14.5
4.3 December 11, 1963 10.9
5.1 January 06, 1962 13.0
7.8 February 02, 1961 19.8
6.6 March 02, 1960 16.8
2.5 January 21, 1959 6.4
11.2 January 31, 1958 28.4
2.1 March 26, 1957 5.3
4.8 January 29, 1956 12.2
3.0 March 25, 1955 7.6
1.0 March 02, 1954 2.5
4.5 March 01, 1953 11.4
2.0 December 01, 1952 5.1
6.9 November 06, 1951 17.5
4.0 December 05, 1950 10.2
3.8 March 09, 1949 9.7
4.0 March 10, 1948 10.2
6.5 March 27, 1947 16.5
5.0 February 13, 1946 12.7
4.5 February 16, 1945 11.4
4.3 December 10, 1944 10.9
2.8 December 28, 1943 7.1
5.7 December 05, 1942 14.5
2.3 January 23, 1941 5.8
4.3 January 07, 1940 10.9
6.1 February 25, 1939 15.5
1.6 November 22, 1938 4.1
5.5 March 13, 1937 14.0
4.6 December 18, 1936 11.7
1.0 December 25, 1935 2.5
5.6 December 18, 1934 14.2
1.7 December 25, 1933 4.3
5.3 November 15, 1932 13.5
2.3 March 07, 1931 5.8
5.2 January 17, 1930 13.2
6.5 November 28, 1929 16.5
4.7 February 29, 1928 11.9
3.0 March 01, 1927 7.6
6.2 November 17, 1926 15.7
2.5 January 26, 1925 6.4
8.6 March 20, 1924 21.8
2.1 February 06, 1923 5.3
5.4 February 28, 1922 13.7
2.3 December 03, 1921 5.8
6.3 January 08, 1920 16.0
2.6 February 22, 1919 6.6
3.5 January 06, 1918 8.9
3.2 December 07, 1917 8.1
6.8 March 01, 1916 17.3
9.5 December 24, 1915 24.1
11.7 February 13, 1914 29.7
9.2 December 25, 1913 23.4
12.1 March 24, 1912 30.7
9.3 February 19, 1911 23.6
11.3 February 16, 1910 28.7
11.0 January 11, 1909 27.9
1908
5.0 February 23, 1907 12.7
12.8 February 26, 1906 32.5
4.0 February 05, 1905 10.2
6.1 January 25, 1904 15.5
6.2 February 15, 1903 15.7
2.0 January 25, 1902 5.1
5.3 February 02, 1901 13.5
3.5 February 27, 1900 8.9
3.0 March 27, 1899 + 7.6
2.8 March 23, 1898 7.1
5.0 February 04, 1897 12.7
3.0 March 14, 1896 7.6
5.0 March 20, 1895 12.7
4.0 February 12, 1894 10.2
5.0 February 02, 1893 12.7
Reference

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

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