Las Vegas - Extreme Daily Snowfall for Each Year





Here's a list of yearly records for the heaviest snowfalls and snowiest days in Las Vegas, Nevada. 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 Las Vegas got more than a trace of snow in a single day?

This page gives the highest daily snowfall of each year in Las Vegas 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 1931, with a few years missing data. Since then, the most amount of snow to land in one day at Las Vegas is 7.4 inches (18.8 centimetres) on January 31, 1979.

Since 1949 the snowfall extremes were measured at McCarran International Airport. Before then, the weather station was at downtown Las Vegas.

Most snow to fall in one day during recent years in Las Vegas
Inches Date Centi­metres
0.0 December 31, 2018 + 0.0
0.0 December 31, 2017 + 0.0
0.0 December 31, 2016 + 0.0
trace December 25, 2015 trace
trace December 31, 2014 trace
trace January 28, 2013 trace
trace December 26, 2012 + trace
trace January 03, 2011 + trace
0.0 December 31, 2010 + 0.0
Highest daily snowfall recorded at Las Vegas each year
Inches Date Centi­metres
0.0 December 31, 2009 + 0.0
3.6 December 17, 2008 9.1
trace February 28, 2007 trace
trace December 22, 2006 + trace
trace January 07, 2005 trace
trace August 16, 2004 + trace
1.3 December 30, 2003 3.3
trace January 29, 2002 trace
trace February 08, 2001 trace
0.0 December 31, 2000 + 0.0
0.0 December 31, 1999 + 0.0
1.0 December 06, 1998 2.5
trace January 15, 1997 trace
trace February 26, 1996 trace
trace January 15, 1995 trace
trace November 18, 1994 trace
0.0 December 31, 1993 + 0.0
trace December 17, 1992 + trace
0.0 December 31, 1991 + 0.0
1.4 February 19, 1990 3.6
0.3 February 08, 1989 0.8
trace December 25, 1988 + trace
0.6 February 25, 1987 1.5
0.0 December 31, 1986 + 0.0
trace December 11, 1985 + trace
trace December 18, 1984 trace
0.0 December 31, 1983 + 0.0
0.0 December 31, 1982 + 0.0
0.0 December 31, 1981 + 0.0
0.0 December 31, 1980 + 0.0
7.4 January 31, 1979 18.8
trace December 05, 1978 trace
0.0 December 31, 1977 + 0.0
0.1 March 03, 1976 0.3
trace November 29, 1975 + trace
4.7 January 05, 1974 11.9
0.3 January 09, 1973 0.8
0.4 December 05, 1972 1.0
trace December 13, 1971 + trace
trace December 19, 1970 + trace
trace December 27, 1969 + trace
0.0 December 31, 1968 + 0.0
2.0 December 15, 1967 5.1
trace December 30, 1966 + trace
trace January 07, 1965 trace
3.0 November 15, 1964 7.6
trace March 15, 1963 trace
trace March 09, 1962 + trace
trace December 15, 1961 + trace
0.4 January 15, 1960 1.0
trace December 31, 1959 + trace
1.0 November 16, 1958 2.5
1.0 January 29, 1957 2.5
trace October 31, 1956 trace
1.5 January 07, 1955 3.8
0.0 December 31, 1954 + 0.0
trace November 20, 1953 + trace
trace March 20, 1952 + trace
trace March 02, 1951 + trace
0.0 December 31, 1950 + 0.0
4.7 January 25, 1949 + 11.9
trace February 10, 1948 trace
0.0 December 31, 1947 + 0.0
trace February 12, 1946 + trace
0.0 December 31, 1945 + 0.0
trace April 20, 1944 + trace
0.0 December 31, 1943 + 0.0
0.0 December 31, 1942 + 0.0
2.0 December 26, 1941 5.1
0.0 December 31, 1940 + 0.0
4.0 February 04, 1939 10.2
trace December 22, 1938 trace
3.0 January 13, 1937 7.6
1936
trace May 02, 1935 trace
0.0 December 31, 1934 + 0.0
1933
4.5 December 11, 1932 11.4
trace December 11, 1931 trace
Reference

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

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