Nashville - Extreme Daily Snowfall for Each Year





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

This page gives the highest daily snowfall of each year in Nashville 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 Nashville International Airport and go back to 1948, with a few years missing data. Since then, the most amount of snow to land in one day at Nashville is 8.2 inches (20.8 centimetres) on March 22, 1968.

Most snow to fall in one day during recent years in Nashville
Inches Date Centi­metres
1.7 January 16, 2018 4.3
1.5 March 11, 2017 3.8
8.0 January 22, 2016 20.3
2.9 March 05, 2015 7.4
0.2 November 17, 2014 + 0.5
0.5 November 25, 2013 + 1.3
0.2 February 19, 2012 + 0.5
2.5 January 10, 2011 6.4
3.9 January 29, 2010 9.9
Highest daily snowfall recorded at Nashville each year
Inches Date Centi­metres
0.3 March 01, 2009 + 0.8
1.0 December 11, 2008 2.5
1.2 February 02, 2007 3.0
0.7 February 18, 2006 1.8
2005
2004
2003
2002
2001
2000
1999
1998
1997
1996
1.0 February 07, 1995 + 2.5
2.2 January 17, 1994 5.6
3.5 February 15, 1993 8.9
1.0 March 12, 1992 2.5
1.1 March 29, 1991 2.8
0.4 March 19, 1990 1.0
4.4 February 27, 1989 11.2
8.1 January 07, 1988 20.6
1.6 March 30, 1987 4.1
1.1 February 14, 1986 2.8
6.7 February 01, 1985 17.0
3.5 January 18, 1984 8.9
0.8 February 05, 1983 2.0
4.2 January 12, 1982 10.7
1.2 February 11, 1981 + 3.0
3.1 March 01, 1980 7.9
4.9 February 07, 1979 12.4
5.5 February 21, 1978 14.0
5.3 January 24, 1977 13.5
2.3 February 02, 1976 5.8
3.9 January 12, 1975 9.9
1.3 December 01, 1974 3.3
4.8 January 07, 1973 12.2
0.9 March 25, 1972 2.3
4.4 February 08, 1971 11.2
2.4 January 06, 1970 6.1
5.2 February 15, 1969 13.2
8.2 March 22, 1968 20.8
4.9 December 31, 1967 12.4
7.5 January 22, 1966 19.1
1.7 March 05, 1965 4.3
4.4 January 01, 1964 11.2
6.2 January 23, 1963 15.7
4.7 December 24, 1962 11.9
1.5 February 25, 1961 + 3.8
7.4 February 18, 1960 18.8
1.0 January 15, 1959 2.5
2.8 February 15, 1958 7.1
3.1 March 07, 1957 7.9
5.0 January 23, 1956 12.7
2.5 January 18, 1955 6.4
1.0 November 02, 1954 2.5
3.0 December 14, 1953 7.6
0.4 November 29, 1952 1.0
5.2 February 01, 1951 13.2
7.2 November 24, 1950 18.3
2.6 January 30, 1949 6.6
7.0 January 16, 1948 17.8
Reference

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

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