Dallas - Extreme Daily Snowfall for Each Year





Here's a list of yearly records for the heaviest snowfalls and snowiest days in Dallas, Texas. The information easily answers questions such as: How much snow fell in a day during the biggest snowstorm of 2019? When was the last time Dallas got more than five inches of snow in a single day?

This page gives the highest daily snowfall of each year in Dallas 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 1914, with a few years missing data. Since then, the most amount of snow to land in one day at Dallas is 7.8 inches (19.8 centimetres) on February 11, 2010.

Since 1940 the snowfall extremes were measured at the Dallas Love Field Airport. Before then, the weather station was at downtown Dallas.

Most snow to fall in one day during recent years in Dallas
Inches Date Centi­metres
trace June 23, 2019 + trace
trace April 06, 2018 + trace
0.2 January 06, 2017 0.5
trace July 15, 2016 + trace
3.0 March 05, 2015 7.6
0.4 March 02, 2014 + 1.0
2.0 December 06, 2013 5.1
2.0 December 25, 2012 5.1
5.1 February 04, 2011 13.0
7.8 February 11, 2010 19.8
Highest daily snowfall recorded at Dallas each year
Inches Date Centi­metres
1.9 December 24, 2009 4.8
0.4 March 03, 2008 1.0
0.5 January 17, 2007 1.3
0.2 November 30, 2006 0.5
0.3 December 07, 2005 0.8
2004
2003
2002
2001
2000
1999
1998
1997
0.1 February 02, 1996 0.3
trace November 28, 1995 + trace
trace April 25, 1994 + trace
0.9 November 25, 1993 2.3
trace December 15, 1992 + trace
trace April 18, 1991 + trace
trace December 30, 1990 + trace
0.1 March 05, 1989 + 0.3
1.0 February 11, 1988 + 2.5
trace December 14, 1987 + trace
0.4 December 11, 1986 1.0
3.0 January 31, 1985 7.6
trace March 05, 1984 + trace
4.0 December 16, 1983 10.2
1.0 January 31, 1982 2.5
trace February 10, 1981 + trace
1.0 February 09, 1980 2.5
0.5 February 17, 1979 1.3
6.0 February 17, 1978 15.2
4.5 January 30, 1977 11.4
1976
1975
1974
1973
0.5 January 04, 1972 1.3
0.8 March 02, 1971 2.0
0.5 March 21, 1970 1.3
trace December 30, 1969 + trace
0.3 February 22, 1968 0.8
trace December 27, 1967 + trace
2.3 January 21, 1966 5.8
trace March 19, 1965 + trace
6.0 January 15, 1964 15.2
1.9 December 22, 1963 4.8
2.2 January 09, 1962 5.6
2.2 January 28, 1961 5.6
1.5 February 24, 1960 3.8
1.3 February 19, 1959 3.3
1.3 December 30, 1958 3.3
trace November 24, 1957 + trace
3.2 January 18, 1956 8.1
trace November 30, 1955 + trace
1.4 January 21, 1954 3.6
1.5 January 23, 1953 3.8
trace November 28, 1952 + trace
1.8 February 14, 1951 4.6
1.0 January 04, 1950 2.5
3.3 January 30, 1949 8.4
2.2 January 24, 1948 5.6
1.2 March 07, 1947 3.0
1.7 December 31, 1946 4.3
trace December 14, 1945 trace
trace January 12, 1944 + trace
trace March 02, 1943 + trace
0.9 January 03, 1942 2.3
trace March 18, 1941 + trace
0.0 December 31, 1940 + 0.0
0.3 February 03, 1939 0.8
2.9 February 21, 1938 7.4
2.6 November 22, 1937 6.6
1.7 January 18, 1936 4.3
0.2 February 25, 1935 0.5
0.7 March 18, 1934 1.8
1.8 February 07, 1933 4.6
1.1 December 15, 1932 2.8
0.5 March 01, 1931 1.3
2.4 December 21, 1930 6.1
1.6 November 21, 1929 4.1
trace November 26, 1928 + trace
0.9 December 21, 1927 2.3
6.3 December 25, 1926 16.0
trace December 29, 1925 + trace
5.5 February 25, 1924 14.0
2.4 February 04, 1923 6.1
0.8 February 06, 1922 2.0
2.1 January 13, 1921 5.3
0.3 November 14, 1920 0.8
0.2 January 01, 1919 0.5
4.5 January 10, 1918 11.4
7.1 January 14, 1917 18.0
0.1 January 16, 1916 0.3
1.3 March 09, 1915 3.3
trace December 25, 1914 + trace
Reference

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

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