Extreme Snowfall

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YEARS WITH MOST SNOW

Annual snow totals for 1956 to 2013 listed in descending order, showing the snowiest year so far has been 1979 with 95.8 cm.

Year Annual Snow
1979 95.8
1981 83.5
1970 64.0
1987 56.0
2013 54.3
1960 54.0
2010 52.5
1956 51.0
1963 49.0
1968 44.5
1964 41.0
1985 40.5
1969 39.0
1965 36.0
1978 34.7
1996 34.0
1982 33.7
1959 33.0
1986 32.5
1962 32.0
1995 31.0
1990 29.0
1966 29.0
1958 26.2
1991 26.0
1961 26.0
2009 22.8
1983 21.0
1988 20.0
1994 17.0
2007 16.7
2001 15.2
1984 13.0
2004 12.0
1967 12.0
2008 11.4
1980 10.5
1976 10.0
1977 9.5
2012 9.0
2000 9.0
1972 8.0
1999 7.5
1975 7.0
1998 7.0
1971 6.0
1973 5.0
1997 4.0
2005 3.5
2006 3.0
2003 3.0
1993 3.0
1974 3.0
1989 2.0
1992 2.0
2011 1.0
1957 1.0

 

ANNUAL SNOWFALL

Annual snowfall cm in chronological order. Years with no snow are omitted.

Year Annual Snow
1956 51.0
1957 1.0
1958 26.2
1959 33.0
1960 54.0
1961 26.0
1962 32.0
1963 49.0
1964 41.0
1965 36.0
1966 29.0
1967 12.0
1968 44.5
1969 39.0
1970 64.0
1971 6.0
1972 8.0
1973 5.0
1974 3.0
1975 7.0
1976 10.0
1977 9.5
1978 34.7
1979 95.8
1980 10.5
1981 83.5
1982 33.7
1983 21.0
1984 13.0
1985 40.5
1986 32.5
1987 56.0
1988 20.0
1989 2.0
1990 29.0
1991 26.0
1992 2.0
1993 3.0
1994 17.0
1995 31.0
1996 34.0
1997 4.0
1998 7.0
1999 7.5
2000 9.0
2001 15.2
2003 3.0
2004 12.0
2005 3.5
2006 3.0
2007 16.7
2008 11.4
2009 22.8
2010 52.5
2011 1.0
2012 9.0
2013 54.3

 

Graph of annual snow amounts (cm) from 1956 to 2011

 

 

DAYS WITH MOST SNOW

Snowiest days (days having most new snow falling on that day), showing 25.0cm of new snow fell on 22nd Feb 1981

D M Y snow new cm
22 2 1981 25.0
4 3 1970 24.0
9 1 1982 24.0
6 2 1996 20.0
8 12 1990 20.0
14 1 1987 19.0
8 2 1991 19.0
26 12 1956 18.0
3 3 1995 16.0
17 3 1979 16.0
30 12 1961 15.0
8 3 1987 15.0
20 1 1979 14.0
7 1 1959 13.0
9 1 1968 13.0
18 1 2013 12.0
9 2 1985 12.0
22 1 1988 12.0
25 12 1968 12.0
18 12 2010 11.0
26 4 1981 11.0
29 1 1986 11.0
5 1 2010 10.0
31 12 1961 10.0
12 2 1960 10.0
3 1 1963 10.0
12 12 1983 10.0
20 1 1965 10.0
13 1 1964 10.0
16 3 1964 10.0
25 2 1958 10.0
7 3 1987 10.0
23 3 2013 9.0
28 12 1981 9.0
8 2 1969 9.0
6 4 2008 9.0
8 1 1986 9.0
28 2 1979 8.5
16 3 1978 8.4
20 1 2013 8.0
15 1 1985 8.0
12 1 1979 8.0
31 12 2001 8.0
10 12 1960 8.0
9 12 1990 8.0
28 12 2000 8.0
18 11 1962 8.0
17 2 1964 8.0
13 1 1960 8.0
23 1 1956 8.0
17 2 1970 7.0
27 12 1970 7.0
15 2 1994 7.0
8 2 2007 7.0
8 12 1981 7.0
2 2 2009 7.0
15 1 1987 7.0
16 2 1979 7.0
14 12 1981 7.0
 
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