Extreme Snowfall

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YEARS WITH MOST SNOW

Annual snow totals from 1956 to 2020 listed in descending order, showing the snowiest year so far has been 1979 with 95.8 cm.  

Only three years out of the top 20 are in the 21st century, and the only year with no snow was 2002 !

Year Annual Snow cm
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
2017 32.9
1986 32.5
1962 32.0
1995 31.0
1990 29.0
1966 29.0
2018 28.5
1958 26.2
1961 26.0
1991 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
2000 9.0
2012 9.0
1972 8.0
1999 7.5
1998 7.0
1975 7.0
1971 6.0
2020 5.5
1973 5.0
1997 4.0
2005 3.5
2015 3.2
2016 3.1
1974 3.0
2003 3.0
2006 3.0
1993 3.0
2021 2.7
1989 2.0
1992 2.0
2011 1.0
1957 1.0
2014 0.5

 

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

You won't find a 21st century record snow day until you get to the 16th position!

D M Y new daily snowfall cm
22 2 1981 25.0
9 1 1982 24.0
4 3 1970 24.0
6 2 1996 20.0
8 12 1990 20.0
8 2 1991 19.0
14 1 1987 19.0
26 12 1956 18.0
17 3 1979 16.0
3 3 1995 16.0
8 3 1987 15.0
30 12 1961 15.0
20 1 1979 14.0
7 1 1959 13.0
9 1 1968 13.0
18 3 2018 12.5
22 1 1988 12.0
18 1 2013 12.0
25 12 1968 12.0
10 12 2017 12.0
9 2 1985 12.0
29 1 1986 11.0
11 12 2017 11.0
26 4 1981 11.0
18 12 2010 11.0
 

 

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