Salt Lake City - Extreme Daily Snowfall for Each Year





Here's a list of yearly records for the heaviest snowfalls and snowiest days in Salt Lake City, Utah. 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 Salt Lake City got more than 10 inches of snow in a single day?

This page gives the highest daily snowfall of each year in Salt Lake City 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 1928. Since then, the most amount of snow to land in one day at Salt Lake City is 15.3 inches (38.9 centimetres) on March 13, 1944.

Since 1948 the snowfall extremes were measured at Salt Lake City's International Airport. Before then, the weather station was in the City's downtown.

Most snow to fall in one day during recent years in Salt Lake City
Inches Date Centi­metres
7.6 March 04, 2018 19.3
6.8 January 02, 2017 17.3
8.6 December 25, 2016 21.8
8.2 December 14, 2015 20.8
3.0 January 08, 2014 7.6
9.3 January 27, 2013 23.6
8.5 November 10, 2012 21.6
3.7 February 16, 2011 9.4
8.6 November 28, 2010 21.8
Highest daily snowfall recorded at Salt Lake City each year
Inches Date Centi­metres
5.4 December 30, 2009 13.7
7.2 December 25, 2008 18.3
6.0 December 01, 2007 15.2
6.8 November 29, 2006 17.3
7.6 February 07, 2005 19.3
5.2 February 28, 2004 13.2
10.6 December 26, 2003 26.9
8.4 March 17, 2002 21.3
10.4 November 25, 2001 26.4
6.1 November 09, 2000 15.5
5.5 November 21, 1999 14.0
10.8 February 25, 1998 27.4
5.4 January 23, 1997 13.7
13.4 January 25, 1996 34.0
5.1 February 11, 1995 13.0
9.9 February 22, 1994 25.1
9.0 January 02, 1993 22.9
6.2 January 07, 1992 15.7
6.3 April 27, 1991 16.0
9.6 March 11, 1990 24.4
10.9 February 01, 1989 27.7
4.4 January 06, 1988 11.2
6.1 January 05, 1987 15.5
2.6 November 06, 1986 + 6.6
10.5 December 08, 1985 26.7
13.8 October 18, 1984 35.1
7.2 April 03, 1983 18.3
7.3 December 01, 1982 18.5
5.5 January 31, 1981 14.0
9.9 January 29, 1980 25.1
6.0 April 01, 1979 15.2
4.8 November 10, 1978 12.2
10.1 March 02, 1977 25.7
6.8 March 11, 1976 17.3
8.5 April 25, 1975 21.6
11.8 April 10, 1974 30.0
8.2 March 13, 1973 20.8
12.6 December 28, 1972 32.0
8.5 October 31, 1971 21.6
8.8 December 17, 1970 22.4
8.3 February 25, 1969 21.1
9.5 December 11, 1968 24.1
8.5 December 16, 1967 21.6
8.2 March 02, 1966 20.8
5.3 May 05, 1965 13.5
11.5 March 22, 1964 29.2
7.9 March 15, 1963 20.1
9.7 January 20, 1962 24.6
7.4 February 18, 1961 18.8
5.3 February 13, 1960 13.5
8.5 February 08, 1959 21.6
10.1 April 23, 1958 25.7
5.5 November 02, 1957 14.0
6.6 October 24, 1956 16.8
9.6 April 02, 1955 24.4
5.6 February 18, 1954 14.2
8.5 January 14, 1953 21.6
11.0 March 11, 1952 27.9
5.5 December 06, 1951 14.0
5.5 January 23, 1950 14.0
6.4 January 20, 1949 16.3
8.7 December 04, 1948 22.1
7.0 February 27, 1947 17.8
5.0 December 07, 1946 12.7
4.7 November 11, 1945 11.9
15.3 March 13, 1944 38.9
10.0 February 08, 1943 25.4
7.2 March 14, 1942 18.3
8.9 November 19, 1941 22.6
6.0 November 04, 1940 15.2
6.9 January 31, 1939 17.5
8.8 March 14, 1938 22.4
9.5 January 19, 1937 24.1
7.0 December 29, 1936 17.8
4.2 December 28, 1935 10.7
7.5 December 01, 1934 19.1
4.8 January 28, 1933 12.2
9.5 December 24, 1932 24.1
5.5 December 09, 1931 + 14.0
10.0 February 27, 1930 25.4
8.4 April 09, 1929 21.3
6.0 January 23, 1928 15.2
Reference

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

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