Cleveland - Extreme Daily Snowfall for Each Year





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

This page gives the highest daily snowfall of each year in Cleveland 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 Cleveland is 17.4 inches (44.2 centimetres) on November 10, 1913.

Since 1942 the snowfall extremes were measured at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. Before then, the weather station was in downtown Cleveland.

Most snow to fall in one day during recent years in Cleveland
Inches Date Centi­metres
2.8 March 21, 2018 + 7.1
3.6 March 02, 2017 9.1
4.0 April 09, 2016 10.2
7.2 February 01, 2015 18.3
7.0 November 27, 2014 17.8
5.5 December 14, 2013 14.0
5.0 December 26, 2012 12.7
8.9 February 25, 2011 22.6
4.5 January 04, 2010 11.4
Highest daily snowfall recorded at Cleveland each year
Inches Date Centi­metres
10.9 February 04, 2009 27.7
10.8 March 08, 2008 27.4
10.4 February 13, 2007 26.4
6.9 February 08, 2006 17.5
9.1 January 16, 2005 23.1
9.4 December 22, 2004 23.9
6.6 January 26, 2003 16.8
10.2 December 25, 2002 25.9
7.7 March 25, 2001 19.6
7.5 November 21, 2000 19.1
6.5 February 13, 1999 16.5
3.7 March 10, 1998 9.4
5.6 December 06, 1997 14.2
7.9 January 03, 1996 20.1
12.0 December 19, 1995 30.5
5.5 January 04, 1994 14.0
13.6 February 23, 1993 34.5
6.2 January 14, 1992 15.7
6.6 February 15, 1991 16.8
5.5 January 29, 1990 14.0
8.6 December 15, 1989 21.8
5.7 March 20, 1988 14.5
9.3 March 31, 1987 23.6
5.5 January 26, 1986 14.0
8.1 February 13, 1985 20.6
8.3 February 27, 1984 21.1
7.0 November 11, 1983 17.8
9.2 March 02, 1982 23.4
5.9 December 17, 1981 15.0
5.9 February 15, 1980 15.0
6.9 February 26, 1979 17.5
10.4 January 20, 1978 26.4
7.8 December 06, 1977 19.8
5.4 February 05, 1976 13.7
8.1 March 14, 1975 20.6
10.0 December 01, 1974 25.4
8.4 February 16, 1973 21.3
6.0 December 15, 1972 15.2
7.2 February 08, 1971 18.3
3.8 March 14, 1970 9.7
3.9 December 31, 1969 9.9
3.4 November 19, 1968 8.6
4.1 February 24, 1967 10.4
7.1 November 29, 1966 18.0
4.7 March 05, 1965 11.9
6.5 January 01, 1964 16.5
4.1 March 01, 1963 10.4
6.7 December 11, 1962 + 17.0
3.4 February 03, 1961 8.6
10.7 March 03, 1960 27.2
5.3 March 12, 1959 13.5
6.1 November 28, 1958 15.5
5.3 April 08, 1957 13.5
7.6 January 30, 1956 19.3
6.0 November 19, 1955 15.2
10.8 March 01, 1954 27.4
2.9 November 30, 1953 + 7.4
6.9 April 06, 1952 17.5
9.1 November 18, 1951 23.1
12.8 November 25, 1950 32.5
7.2 March 10, 1949 18.3
6.0 March 11, 1948 15.2
8.2 March 25, 1947 20.8
2.2 January 01, 1946 5.6
3.8 December 19, 1945 9.7
6.6 March 04, 1944 16.8
7.3 April 15, 1943 18.5
4.1 March 03, 1942 10.4
1941
3.9 March 27, 1940 9.9
3.4 February 15, 1939 8.6
7.4 April 06, 1938 18.8
3.8 January 22, 1937 9.7
11.6 November 26, 1936 29.5
6.8 February 05, 1935 17.3
6.2 December 09, 1934 15.7
3.8 November 14, 1933 9.7
4.0 March 21, 1932 10.2
3.1 November 27, 1931 7.9
3.5 November 26, 1930 8.9
4.1 November 29, 1929 10.4
3.0 January 01, 1928 7.6
3.5 February 20, 1927 8.9
8.8 December 26, 1926 22.4
5.9 January 20, 1925 15.0
3.6 January 05, 1924 9.1
3.3 January 06, 1923 8.4
8.5 December 14, 1922 21.6
6.6 February 11, 1921 16.8
8.5 January 09, 1920 21.6
1.8 December 14, 1919 4.6
5.0 January 15, 1918 12.7
6.7 November 01, 1917 17.0
4.4 November 15, 1916 11.2
4.5 January 25, 1915 11.4
5.8 February 22, 1914 14.7
17.4 November 10, 1913 44.2
6.5 April 02, 1912 16.5
6.0 January 03, 1911 15.2
9.4 January 22, 1910 23.9
7.4 January 30, 1909 18.8
5.2 February 01, 1908 13.2
3.7 January 22, 1907 9.4
5.0 March 19, 1906 12.7
2.5 January 25, 1905 6.4
6.0 January 02, 1904 15.2
3.4 December 29, 1903 8.6
8.8 December 27, 1902 22.4
4.5 December 14, 1901 11.4
4.4 February 19, 1900 11.2
5.8 March 07, 1899 14.7
5.5 December 04, 1898 14.0
3.2 January 24, 1897 8.1
13.0 February 09, 1896 33.0
2.8 December 26, 1895 + 7.1
5.0 February 12, 1894 12.7
6.6 December 03, 1893 16.8
Reference

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

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