Snowfall records by state in the U. S. (24 hours) NOTE: Extreme snowfall amounts are notoriously variable across a region, especially in the mountains, so since there are relatively few official snowfall observation sites, most of the following records have likely been exceeded at other locations and times.
Tamarack, California, also holds the United States record for greatest snow depth ever measured. A maximum snow depth of 451 inches, or 37.5 feet, was recorded on March 11, 1911.
That's a drop in the bucket compared to the largest single-day snowfall on record, per 24/7 Wall St. Boulder County in Colorado had six feet and four inches of snow drop over the course of 24 ...
Record US Snowfalls For One Year. by Liz Osborn CurrentResults.com. For each US state, here are the records set for the greatest amount of snow to fall at a weather station over the course of one year. Annual measures of snowfall are tallied from August 1 to July 31.
MISCELLANEOUS SNOWFALL RECORDS Longest Periods With at Least 1.0" of Snow on the Ground 64 days January 8 through March 12, 1978 62 days December 20, 1976 through February 20, 1977. Back to Back Snowstorms (Within two weeks of each other) 1890 25.9" Dec 16-18 13.2" Dec 25-27 2010 21.1" Feb 5-6 7.9" Feb 9-10 1978 12.2" Jan 16-18 14.8" Jan 19-21 ...
Washington State Records Extreme Days. Hottest temperature ever recorded: 118°F at Ice Harbor Dam on 5 August 1961 and at Wahluke on 24 July 1928. Lowest temperature ever recorded: -48°F at Mazama and Winthrop on 30 December 1968. Most rain in 24 hours: 14.26″ at Mt. Mitchell #2, 23-24 November 1986.
Colorado leads the pack with the most extreme 24-hour snowfall record in the Lower 48 states. If you were 6 feet tall and standing outside for 24 hours in Silver Lake, Colorado, April 14-15, 1921 ...
Select a state from the menu below to access 1-, 2-, and 3-day snowfall maximums from each county and the location at which it occurred. Values are in inches. Data were last updated on October 22, 2018 to accommodate data through June 30, 2018.
The Illinois and Indiana records are 24 and 26 inches, respectively, both slightly lower than Ohio’s 30-inch snow day from 1901. In 1993, North Carolina bested Ohio’s record by 6 inches.
It seems everyone wanted to point out that their country had more snow than any other. Norway and Sweden seem to lead the pack. The European Alps are no stranger to immense snow events either. A record snowfall of 67.8 inches occurred in Bessans in the French Alps during a 19 hour period between April 5-6, 1959.