Virginia Beach - Extreme Daily Snowfall for Each Year





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

This page gives the highest daily snowfall of each year in Virginia Beach 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 Norfolk International Airport and go back to 1947 with a few years missing data. Since then, the most amount of snow to land in one day at Virginia Beach is 13.6 inches (34.5 centimetres) on February 18, 1989.

Most snow to fall in one day during recent years in Virginia Beach
Inches Date Centi­metres
5.2 January 03, 2018 13.2
5.3 January 07, 2017 13.5
1.2 January 23, 2016 3.0
5.5 February 26, 2015 14.0
5.6 January 28, 2014 14.2
1.6 January 25, 2013 4.1
0.3 February 11, 2012 0.8
3.3 February 10, 2011 8.4
13.4 December 26, 2010 34.0
Highest daily snowfall recorded at Virginia Beach each year
Inches Date Centi­metres
0.5 March 02, 2009 1.3
0.2 February 14, 2008 0.5
0.1 April 07, 2007 0.3
0.5 January 14, 2006 1.3
0.9 March 08, 2005 2.3
5.0 December 26, 2004 12.7
2.0 January 16, 2003 5.1
6.6 January 03, 2002 16.8
0.3 March 06, 2001 0.8
2000
1999
1998
1997
1996
0.3 February 08, 1995 0.8
2.3 January 30, 1994 + 5.8
3.9 December 23, 1993 9.9
trace April 05, 1992 + trace
trace December 21, 1991 + trace
trace December 27, 1990 + trace
13.6 February 18, 1989 34.5
3.2 January 07, 1988 8.1
1.6 January 26, 1987 4.1
2.2 January 27, 1986 5.6
2.3 January 20, 1985 5.8
5.2 February 06, 1984 13.2
1.9 February 06, 1983 4.8
2.8 January 14, 1982 7.1
1.8 December 18, 1981 4.6
11.8 February 06, 1980 30.0
6.7 February 18, 1979 17.0
6.2 February 02, 1978 15.7
1.9 January 16, 1977 4.8
1.0 December 08, 1976 2.5
0.8 March 02, 1975 2.0
7.5 March 25, 1974 19.1
9.0 January 08, 1973 22.9
1.8 February 19, 1972 4.6
4.2 March 26, 1971 10.7
2.3 February 03, 1970 5.8
1.9 March 09, 1969 4.8
3.2 December 07, 1968 8.1
4.7 February 09, 1967 11.9
7.1 January 26, 1966 18.0
5.1 January 16, 1965 13.0
3.4 February 11, 1964 8.6
5.7 February 26, 1963 14.5
4.2 January 28, 1962 10.7
2.4 January 26, 1961 6.1
3.9 February 13, 1960 9.9
1.1 January 08, 1959 2.8
10.4 December 11, 1958 26.4
2.3 January 15, 1957 5.8
0.4 January 09, 1956 1.0
5.3 January 19, 1955 13.5
3.6 December 06, 1954 9.1
0.5 March 02, 1953 1.3
trace December 28, 1952 + trace
2.1 February 03, 1951 5.3
1.4 February 26, 1950 3.6
trace December 15, 1949 + trace
8.7 February 10, 1948 22.1
5.3 March 08, 1947 13.5
Reference

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

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