Asheville - Extreme Daily Snowfall for Each Year





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

This page gives the highest daily snowfall of each year in Asheville 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 in downtown Asheville and go back to 1890. Since then, the most amount of snow to land in one day at Asheville is 16.0 inches (40.6 centimetres) on March 13, 1993.

Most snow to fall in one day during recent years in Asheville
Inches Date Centi­metres
3.6 December 08, 2018 9.1
8.0 December 08, 2017 20.3
9.7 January 22, 2016 24.6
3.1 February 25, 2015 7.9
6.8 February 12, 2014 17.3
1.4 November 27, 2013 3.6
0.3 February 11, 2012 0.8
7.8 January 10, 2011 19.8
8.1 December 25, 2010 20.6
Highest daily snowfall recorded at Asheville each year
Inches Date Centi­metres
12.1 December 18, 2009 30.7
3.2 January 17, 2008 8.1
0.9 April 07, 2007 2.3
1.5 February 12, 2006 3.8
2.0 February 28, 2005 5.1
3.0 January 25, 2004 7.6
4.0 April 10, 2003 + 10.2
4.5 December 04, 2002 11.4
4.5 March 20, 2001 11.4
4.0 December 19, 2000 + 10.2
2.0 March 26, 1999 + 5.1
14.0 January 27, 1998 35.6
2.5 December 30, 1997 6.4
4.6 January 06, 1996 11.7
2.2 February 04, 1995 5.6
2.0 January 03, 1994 5.1
16.0 March 13, 1993 40.6
0.5 March 11, 1992 1.3
4.0 March 08, 1991 10.2
1.0 March 19, 1990 2.5
4.0 February 27, 1989 10.2
9.0 January 07, 1988 22.9
14.0 April 03, 1987 35.6
2.4 February 14, 1986 + 6.1
3.9 February 12, 1985 9.9
2.4 February 28, 1984 6.1
2.6 February 10, 1983 6.6
3.8 February 26, 1982 9.7
4.5 March 22, 1981 11.4
2.7 February 09, 1980 6.9
8.0 February 18, 1979 20.3
1.9 March 03, 1978 4.8
6.3 January 09, 1977 16.0
1.7 January 17, 1976 4.3
2.2 November 23, 1975 5.6
5.5 December 01, 1974 14.0
4.5 January 08, 1973 11.4
4.0 March 31, 1972 10.2
7.5 December 03, 1971 19.1
4.0 January 06, 1970 10.2
9.4 December 25, 1969 23.9
1968
2.1 February 09, 1967 5.3
9.0 January 15, 1966 22.9
5.5 January 16, 1965 14.0
4.5 February 25, 1964 11.4
5.5 December 31, 1963 14.0
6.9 January 01, 1962 17.5
3.0 February 03, 1961 7.6
11.0 March 09, 1960 27.9
1.5 January 16, 1959 3.8
8.4 February 15, 1958 21.3
2.0 March 07, 1957 5.1
2.0 April 11, 1956 5.1
2.4 January 19, 1955 6.1
3.5 February 28, 1954 8.9
7.3 February 15, 1953 18.5
2.5 February 26, 1952 6.4
1.5 February 09, 1951 3.8
2.4 November 24, 1950 6.1
2.8 January 30, 1949 7.1
7.7 February 09, 1948 19.6
4.0 February 20, 1947 10.2
3.0 January 01, 1946 7.6
3.2 December 18, 1945 8.1
5.2 December 11, 1944 13.2
1.0 February 14, 1943 2.5
12.2 March 02, 1942 31.0
2.8 March 13, 1941 7.1
5.0 January 23, 1940 12.7
4.0 March 02, 1939 10.2
2.0 December 09, 1938 5.1
5.5 February 28, 1937 14.0
6.3 March 18, 1936 16.0
4.9 December 29, 1935 12.4
5.0 February 01, 1934 12.7
0.5 February 11, 1933 1.3
4.0 December 16, 1932 10.2
4.0 March 22, 1931 10.2
9.0 December 17, 1930 22.9
6.0 February 05, 1929 15.2
2.0 April 28, 1928 5.1
4.0 March 01, 1927 10.2
10.0 March 11, 1926 25.4
1.7 March 04, 1925 4.3
7.5 February 27, 1924 19.1
2.5 October 23, 1923 6.4
6.2 February 07, 1922 15.7
5.0 January 27, 1921 + 12.7
4.5 January 26, 1920 11.4
1.5 January 05, 1919 3.8
7.0 January 11, 1918 17.8
2.6 December 29, 1917 6.6
3.6 December 18, 1916 9.1
5.8 December 11, 1915 14.7
3.0 December 13, 1914 7.6
0.1 November 11, 1913 0.3
3.0 February 15, 1912 7.6
0.1 January 04, 1911 0.3
4.2 February 11, 1910 10.7
0.4 December 29, 1909 1.0
6.8 February 10, 1908 17.3
0.6 December 04, 1907 1.5
15.0 January 26, 1906 38.1
2.0 February 03, 1905 5.1
5.1 January 28, 1904 13.0
0.8 January 08, 1903 2.0
1902
2.7 April 20, 1901 6.9
3.5 March 16, 1900 8.9
1.8 February 12, 1899 4.6
1.0 January 30, 1898 2.5
1.2 January 13, 1897 3.0
3.5 February 20, 1896 8.9
7.0 February 02, 1895 17.8
3.5 February 26, 1894 8.9
3.5 January 19, 1893 8.9
1892
7.0 January 16, 1891 17.8
5.5 December 17, 1890 14.0
Reference

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

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