Missoula - Extreme Daily Snowfall for Each Year





Here's a list of yearly records for the heaviest snowfalls and snowiest days in Missoula, Montana. 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 Missoula got more than 10 inches of snow in a single day?

This page gives the highest daily snowfall of each year in Missoula 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 Missoula International Airport and go back to 1927. Since then, the most amount of snow to land in one day at Missoula is 19.7 inches (50.0 centimetres) on February 12, 1936.

Most snow to fall in one day during recent years in Missoula
Inches Date Centi­metres
5.7 February 09, 2018 14.5
6.3 December 29, 2017 16.0
6.6 December 24, 2016 16.8
4.9 January 04, 2015 12.4
7.9 February 24, 2014 20.1
5.2 January 10, 2013 13.2
8.6 January 18, 2012 21.8
9.7 February 07, 2011 24.6
4.4 December 20, 2010 11.2
Highest daily snowfall recorded at Missoula each year
Inches Date Centi­metres
4.3 December 13, 2009 + 10.9
5.5 March 04, 2008 14.0
4.2 November 19, 2007 10.7
3.4 March 04, 2006 8.6
5.0 November 30, 2005 12.7
4.2 January 01, 2004 10.7
6.0 January 21, 2003 15.2
5.0 March 20, 2002 12.7
5.7 February 15, 2001 14.5
5.7 December 15, 2000 14.5
3.9 February 09, 1999 9.9
5.0 November 08, 1998 12.7
6.0 March 11, 1997 15.2
10.3 December 24, 1996 26.2
3.5 November 07, 1995 8.9
4.3 December 02, 1994 10.9
6.4 February 18, 1993 16.3
4.2 December 29, 1992 10.7
5.0 November 27, 1991 12.7
6.9 December 24, 1990 17.5
4.4 April 17, 1989 11.2
3.9 January 31, 1988 9.9
3.1 March 18, 1987 7.9
6.1 December 05, 1986 15.5
3.1 November 26, 1985 7.9
2.5 October 18, 1984 6.4
3.6 December 06, 1983 9.1
9.6 January 23, 1982 24.4
3.3 February 12, 1981 8.4
11.1 January 09, 1980 28.2
4.8 November 24, 1979 12.2
7.3 May 23, 1978 18.5
6.5 March 19, 1977 16.5
6.9 February 26, 1976 17.5
14.4 February 07, 1975 36.6
4.5 January 30, 1974 11.4
5.4 October 31, 1973 13.7
4.7 December 02, 1972 11.9
2.8 November 29, 1971 7.1
6.4 January 18, 1970 16.3
5.5 March 06, 1969 14.0
5.4 January 05, 1968 13.7
3.5 April 29, 1967 8.9
7.3 January 03, 1966 18.5
5.3 January 24, 1965 13.5
7.3 December 20, 1964 18.5
6.7 January 17, 1963 17.0
4.6 February 18, 1962 11.7
5.8 January 29, 1961 14.7
5.7 January 08, 1960 14.5
9.5 February 04, 1959 24.1
3.6 February 05, 1958 9.1
4.7 January 20, 1957 11.9
4.2 February 22, 1956 10.7
9.5 December 16, 1955 24.1
8.8 January 16, 1954 22.4
6.9 February 28, 1953 17.5
5.3 January 23, 1952 13.5
4.9 December 28, 1951 12.4
6.7 April 03, 1950 17.0
3.3 February 19, 1949 8.4
3.6 December 09, 1948 9.1
3.1 November 09, 1947 7.9
4.3 December 12, 1946 10.9
1945
9.0 December 30, 1944 22.9
7.6 February 04, 1943 19.3
7.6 January 08, 1942 19.3
2.2 February 24, 1941 5.6
2.4 November 21, 1940 6.1
5.6 February 24, 1939 14.2
8.0 February 07, 1938 20.3
8.0 February 21, 1937 20.3
19.7 February 12, 1936 50.0
3.6 January 07, 1935 9.1
4.0 March 16, 1934 10.2
4.5 December 24, 1933 11.4
5.5 March 04, 1932 14.0
4.0 February 11, 1931 10.2
3.5 February 12, 1930 + 8.9
5.0 January 25, 1929 12.7
8.2 January 02, 1928 20.8
4.0 January 19, 1927 10.2
Reference

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

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