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PEORIA MISCELLANEOUS SNOW RECORDS

 

SNOWIEST MONTHS ON RECORD
Rank Amount Month
1 26.5 inches February 1900
2 24.7 inches January 1979
3 22.9 inches February 2014
4 21.7 inches December 1977
5 21.2 inches December 2000
6 20.9 inches February 2011
7 19.2 inches December 2010
8 18.3 inches February 2010
9 (tie) 18.2 inches January 2014
9 (tie) 18.2 inches March 1926

 

GREATEST SNOW DEPTHS
Rank Amount Dates
1 20 inches January 14, 1979
2 18 inches January 15, 1979
3 17 inches January 16, 28, 31, 1979
February 1-3 and February 9-15, 1979

 

MOST SNOW IN 24 HOURS
Rank Amount Dates
1 18.0 inches February 27-28, 1900
2 12.2 inches January 13, 1979
3 11.8 inches February 1, 2011
4 10.7 inches January 12, 2019
5 10.3 inches January 6, 1918
6 9.0 inches February 18, 1908
7 8.8 inches March 30, 1926
8 8.7 inches January 2, 1999
9 8.3 inches January 13, 1927
10 8.1 inches March 25, 1957

 

DAYS WITH AT LEAST 1" OF SNOW
Rank Most Number of Days Year
1 (tie) 18 days 2014
1 (tie) 18 days 1977
3 16 days 1982
4 (tie) 15 days 1960
4 (tie) 15 days 1951
6 (tie) 14 days 2010
6 (tie) 14 days 2009
8 (tie) 13 days 1972
8 (tie) 13 days 1926
8 (tie) 13 days 1914

 

EARLIEST AND LATEST DATES OF FIRST MEASURABLE SNOW OF THE SEASON
Rank Earliest Rank Latest
1 Sep. 25, 1942 (1.0") 1 Jan. 4, 1913 (5.0")
2 Oct. 18, 1972 (0.3") 2 Dec. 30, 1927 (3.8")
3 Oct. 19, 1989 (0.4") 3 Dec. 26, 1939 (0.7")
4 Oct. 20, 1916 (0.3") 4 (tie) Dec. 24, 2017 (3.1")
5 Oct. 23, 1929 (3.3") 4 (tie) Dec. 24, 2002 (2.8")
6 Oct. 26, 1967 (1.4") 6 Dec. 23, 1918 (0.2")
7 (tie) Oct. 29, 1913 (0.1") 7 Dec. 20, 2012 (2.2")
7 (tie) Oct. 29, 1917 (0.6") 8 Dec. 16, 1970 (2.8")
7 (tie) Oct. 29, 1925 (1.9") 9 Dec. 14, 2001 (0.4")
7 (tie) Oct. 29, 2019 (0.1") 10 Dec. 12, 1946 (0.4")