Spokane - Extreme Daily Snowfall for Each Year





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

This page gives the highest daily snowfall of each year in Spokane 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 Spokane International Airport and go back to 1893. Since then, the most amount of snow to land in one day at Spokane is 12.7 inches (32.3 centimetres) on January 21, 1954.

Most snow to fall in one day during recent years in Spokane
Inches Date Centi­metres
7.3 February 14, 2018 18.5
7.1 December 15, 2017 18.0
4.3 December 23, 2016 10.9
6.2 December 21, 2015 15.7
5.2 February 24, 2014 13.2
6.9 January 07, 2013 17.5
6.0 January 19, 2012 15.2
6.8 February 23, 2011 17.3
7.5 November 22, 2010 19.1
Highest daily snowfall recorded at Spokane each year
Inches Date Centi­metres
7.5 January 05, 2009 19.1
12.5 December 17, 2008 31.8
3.8 January 20, 2007 9.7
3.0 November 26, 2006 7.6
5.2 November 29, 2005 13.2
5.5 January 01, 2004 14.0
8.2 November 20, 2003 20.8
4.2 March 20, 2002 10.7
5.3 November 28, 2001 13.5
4.4 November 08, 2000 + 11.2
3.7 February 08, 1999 9.4
5.2 December 25, 1998 13.2
1997
1996
1995
5.2 November 04, 1994 13.2
11.0 February 19, 1993 27.9
7.6 December 28, 1992 19.3
5.9 January 07, 1991 15.0
6.8 February 15, 1990 17.3
7.6 February 17, 1989 19.3
4.6 December 29, 1988 11.7
7.6 December 20, 1987 19.3
4.7 January 01, 1986 11.9
5.5 December 02, 1985 14.0
8.3 December 29, 1984 21.1
4.6 December 29, 1983 + 11.7
5.6 January 16, 1982 14.2
4.0 December 15, 1981 10.2
3.1 January 04, 1980 7.9
5.8 January 10, 1979 14.7
6.5 January 03, 1978 16.5
7.8 December 29, 1977 19.8
4.0 January 14, 1976 10.2
7.2 February 07, 1975 18.3
6.6 January 31, 1974 16.8
9.0 November 04, 1973 22.9
5.7 January 25, 1972 14.5
7.8 December 08, 1971 19.8
5.0 March 01, 1970 12.7
9.8 January 26, 1969 24.9
7.5 December 31, 1968 19.1
5.2 December 21, 1967 13.2
4.8 December 07, 1966 12.2
7.4 January 23, 1965 18.8
7.0 January 24, 1964 17.8
7.9 January 31, 1963 20.1
4.3 March 04, 1962 10.9
7.8 January 29, 1961 19.8
2.6 December 26, 1960 6.6
6.7 January 05, 1959 17.0
4.8 November 18, 1958 12.2
5.9 October 22, 1957 15.0
4.7 January 15, 1956 11.9
6.6 November 23, 1955 16.8
12.7 January 21, 1954 32.3
3.4 January 17, 1953 8.6
7.0 December 01, 1952 17.8
11.1 December 21, 1951 28.2
10.4 January 06, 1950 26.4
4.3 February 09, 1949 10.9
8.5 December 09, 1948 21.6
3.7 December 03, 1947 9.4
6.5 November 20, 1946 16.5
1945
2.0 February 24, 1944 + 5.1
5.6 January 26, 1943 14.2
4.0 December 08, 1942 10.2
2.0 December 04, 1941 + 5.1
3.3 February 25, 1940 8.4
6.5 February 06, 1939 16.5
7.7 February 12, 1938 19.6
5.6 December 24, 1937 14.2
6.6 February 21, 1936 16.8
6.8 January 11, 1935 17.3
1.8 December 14, 1934 4.6
4.7 February 11, 1933 11.9
8.6 January 31, 1932 21.8
5.7 November 25, 1931 14.5
4.5 January 29, 1930 11.4
3.9 January 26, 1929 9.9
3.4 January 01, 1928 8.6
5.2 February 01, 1927 13.2
3.4 December 17, 1926 8.6
3.1 December 21, 1925 + 7.9
5.3 December 28, 1924 13.5
7.3 February 12, 1923 18.5
6.0 December 02, 1922 15.2
4.3 November 21, 1921 10.9
4.0 January 24, 1920 10.2
9.6 February 25, 1919 24.4
3.2 March 13, 1918 8.1
3.5 January 02, 1917 8.9
3.8 January 03, 1916 9.7
3.0 December 11, 1915 7.6
3.6 December 28, 1914 + 9.1
7.1 February 03, 1913 18.0
3.5 December 29, 1912 8.9
7.2 November 12, 1911 18.3
4.1 February 23, 1910 10.4
5.2 January 07, 1909 13.2
5.4 January 16, 1908 13.7
7.2 January 03, 1907 18.3
5.0 December 06, 1906 12.7
4.2 November 27, 1905 10.7
4.0 January 10, 1904 10.2
5.3 November 14, 1903 13.5
3.6 January 30, 1902 9.1
7.7 February 20, 1901 19.6
3.0 November 17, 1900 7.6
8.0 January 01, 1899 20.3
4.6 December 04, 1898 11.7
6.5 November 19, 1897 16.5
5.1 November 21, 1896 13.0
8.9 December 19, 1895 22.6
3.9 December 11, 1894 9.9
5.6 February 03, 1893 14.2
Reference

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

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